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Ecologist Opportunities (Various Levels) – Cork

Ecologist Opportunities (Various Levels)

Opportunities available with this leading consultancy in the following locations:

  • Cork
  • Galway (Senior role, 8+ years exp.)
  • Dublin
  • Belfast (Senior Role, 8+ year exp.)

Experience in one or more of the of the following areas would be advantageous: habitats / botany; mammals – otter, badger and / or bats; birds; roads ecology.

The successful individual will have the following: (depending on your level of experience)

  • Level 8 degree in ecology, environmental science or a related discipline
  • Experience between 2+ years and 10+ years’ experience in a consultancy environment
  • Ecological field skills, highlighting any specialist ecological expertise (either academic or interest)
  • In-depth knowledge of a broad range of environmental issues, fundamental to the preparation of high-quality, ecological impact assessments
  • Experience of preparing reports such as Environmental Impact Statements
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail while also being able to manage their own workload
  • Field skills in ornithology with previous experience of conducting surveys for renewable energy projects ideally

The key responsibilities will vary depending on the level of experience – but could include:

  • Preparing and compiling ecological assessments
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies and ecological fieldwork and impact assessment reporting, to best-practice guidelines and methodologies
  • Carry out ecological assessments and surveys, from inception to completion
  • Liaising with client representatives and project managers to progress projects effectively
  • Finding solutions to ecological challenges on projects
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in ecological projects
  • Delivering high quality outputs within set deadlines
  • Prepare and compile information for Environmental Impact Statements

For additional information and a confidential discussion on this and similar opportunities contact Eoin on: 087 0505417 / Eoin@optimizerecruitment.ie
All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence and your CV will never be released without your prior approval.

Job Ref Number: EC-21305


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