Project Ecologist

Recruiter
Roevin
Location
Republic of Ireland, Dublin
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
PREC001IE
Contact
Ben Radford
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Project Ecologist to join the growing Environment Team within the Environment, Energy & Resources Division in our Dublin Office.

The Ecology Team is driven by qualified and enthusiastic ecologists who maintain a full and varied project load from a broad base of private and public sector clients. Our work stream is generated through well-established nationwide client relationships, as well as internal cross-sectional cooperation with other Divisions within the business.

CORE COMPETENCY:

The successful candidate must have the ability to work in and lead teams in the collection of field data and in the preparation of the Biodiversity/Flora & Fauna sections of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs), Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) reports and Appropriate Assessment reporting. The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate project experience in the design and implementation of ecological surveys which may include some or all of the following:
Phase 1 Habitat,
Ornithology;
Mammals;
Protected species.
In all cases analysis of data and completion of impact assessments will be required. Further demonstrated project experience across ecological disciplines will also be required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The job will involve working with the existing Ecology team on ecological and environmental aspects of diverse projects including national infrastructure, renewable energy and private commercial projects. As a Project Ecologist, the role will require the provision of ecological input into desktop studies, scoping studies, site selection, site surveys, Ecological impact Assessments, Appropriate Assessment Reports and overseeing the implementation of construction mitigation measures (Ecological Clerk of Works).
The role will also require project management tasks including; financial management, producing fee proposals, and tendering for work.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Relevant primary degree (Hons.) relating to Ecology / Environmental biology, additional qualifications preferred.
Environmental consultancy experience and a proven ecological track record.
Proven ecological field skills.
Experience in GIS systems (e.g. ArcView).
Full CIEEM (or equivalent) membership is preferable.
Experience of co-ordinating ecological impact assessments as well as project management and liaising with clients and stakeholders.
Experience as an expert witness at Oral Hearings.
Excellent report writing and communication skills.
Must be physically fit and be willing and able to undertake fieldwork in remote areas in all weather conditions.
Full driving licence.

Roevin acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Roevin UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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