- Location: Dublin
- Salary: £55k per year
My Client is looking to recruit a senior ecologist with five+ years' experience for a permanent role within our expanding environment and ecology team.
Job type: Permanent
Location: Based in Sandyford, D. 18 or Northwood, D. 9, with the option of remote working
About the role
You will work in an integrated team of ecologists, environmental scientists, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, planners and engineers.
In addition to leading our ecology team alongside another senior ecologist, you will get involved in the ecological and biodiversity aspects of plans and projects, and assist in the assessment and delivery of a range of projects, including rail, roads, greenways, buildings and bridges.
Your areas of focus will include:
- undertaking field surveys
- technical reporting (Ecological Impact Assessments and Appropriate Assessments)
- consulting with stakeholders and prescribed bodies
- overseeing the implementation of mitigation measures and ecological enhancements
- mentoring junior staff
About our environment and ecology team
ROD's environment and ecology team has more than 20 years' experience in the delivery of environmental planning services to clients across Ireland and UK.
Our work includes:
- guiding clients through complex environmental legislation and regulation
- adopting strategies to mitigate and manage planning risk
- supporting the consultation and stakeholder engagement process
Current projects include:
- DART+ West
- West Clare Greenway- Phases 1 and 2
- A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Dualling Scheme
- N4 Mullingar to Longford (Roosky)
- Dublin Mountains Visitor Centre
- Dursey Island Cable Car
- Arklow Shillelagh Greenway
- The Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford
- SEA, AA and SFRA of National Roads 2040
My Client is a leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy. An independently-owned firm, we employ a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 people, of 20 different nationalities, in our Dublin and UK offices.
Our people are the heart of our business, and we invest heavily in their personal and professional development through all stages of career development. We are an Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer and operate an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) training scheme. We have well-established graduate and chartership support programmes.
We offer wellness packages, flexible working, mental health and life event supports, so whatever challenges life may bring, you can feel secure in the knowledge that you will be taken care of.
- Degree in ecology or a related biological/environmental science subject with an ecological component (Level 8 qualification in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
- Five+ years' experience in ecological / planning consultancy
- Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or equivalent
- Chartered environmentalist or ecologist or working towards chartership
- Familiarity with relevant Irish and European legislation e.g. Habitats Directive, Birds Directive, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive, Birds and Natural Habitats Regulations
- Experience in preparing Appropriate Assessment Screening Reports, Natura Impact Statements, Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) Biodiversity Chapters and Ecological Impact Assessments
- Field survey experience in ecology e.g. habitat classification (Fossitt), badger, otter, bat, bird and invasive species surveys
- Experience of leading and mentoring junior staff
- Excellent report writing skills
- Experience of reviewing project deliverables
- Working knowledge of GIS
- Client-focused, with good interpersonal skills and a team approach
- Excellent communication and IT skills, with the ability to record data efficiently and methodically
- Full clean driving licence
- Fluency/high level of proficiency in spoken and written English
- Expert witness experience
- Experience in preparation of fee proposals and tenders
- SalaryAUD 100k - 120k per year + Super
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