Ecologist Offaly

Job Overview

2 year fixed term contract
Semi State Organization
€45k+++ DOE
Are you currently working in a city in an Ecology role wondering is there a way out? Do you feel like a country mouse locked into a town? What if there was that escape to the country? And there was an Offaly good role waiting for you!!!
A leading Semi-state organization is keen to recruit an experienced Ecologist for an Offaly based role. The ideal candidate will be based in proximity to Offaly and have experience with peatland areas, parklands, wildlife surveys and ecological surveys. They will have a minimum of 5 years experience within Ecology.
The role will entail the following:

  • GIS Surveys
  • Bird Surveys
  • Production of reports for stakeholders
  • Working with the ecology team for EPA inspections
  • Surveys of bogland areas
  • Develop site specific EPA and NPWS plans as required

The role is best suited to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Level 8+ qualification in ecology or related scientific subject or equivalent.
  • 5 years relevant experience in an ecology role
  • Experience in ecological surveys
  • Previous experience with species surveys inclusive of bird, amphibian and native species
  • Proficient in the utilization of handheld GPS devices
  • Has previous data manipulation experience using GPS and ArcGIS
  • Full clean driving license is required
  • Superb communication and reporting skills
  • Membership of CIEEM would be an advantage.
  • Exposure to peatlands and wetlands a distinct advantage

If you are interested in this role please apply with an updated copy of your CV. For all other queries please contact Miriam at 056 7775549

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