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Senior Environmental Consultant

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ireland’s fastest growing environmental consultancies. This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a dynamic team providing professional services in the areas of environmental compliance, management systems, sustainability, waste management, environmental licencing, permitting, inspection and auditing.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, an ability to motivate others and a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide professional consultancy services to our clients in the areas of environmental performance and compliance.
  • Provide technical input for the preparation of environmental consent applications (such as EPA licences, waste management permits, Article 27 By-product notifications, Construction and Operational Waste Management Plans, Construction Environmental Management Plans, trade effluent discharge licence applications) environmental support services and other environmental projects and reports as may be assigned.
  • Design and audit Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental inspection and auditing (including inspecting operational facilities and completing verification audits of statutory returns).
  • Oversee, mentor and manage junior team members and sub-consultants to deliver project requirements.
  • Contribute to other projects as may be undertaken by the company such as studies, reportsand policy level submissions.
  • Report to the Technical Director on project performance.
  • Consultation and liaison with statutory and non-statutory bodies, local authorities, government agencies and An Bord Pleanála (ABP) on a project basis.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Directors of the company.
Your Profile
  • Third Level Degree in environmental engineering, environmental science or related discipline.
  • Approximately 6 years’ professional experience in consulting, waste management and environmental or another similar sector.
  • Demonstrable technical experience in the area of Environmental Compliance, Waste Management and environmental auditing and reporting.
  • A detailed knowledge of Environmental and Waste Management Legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written with experience in high level communications and correspondence.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to interpret environmental reports, data and technical drawings.
  • Chartered membership of CIWM, IEMA, CIWEM or other related professional memberships desirable.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 application software skills.
What’s on Offer
  • a full time, permanent position
  • an industry leading remuneration package
  • competitive annual leave entitlements
  • an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience
  • a collaborative, positive and enjoyable learning environment
  • an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with
  • an emphasis on continued professional development, training and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company
  • remote working will be facilitated
  • a hybrid work model, supported by state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and project and time management systems.

The role can be located in either Dublin or Wexford.