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ECOLOGIST / BOTANIST

  • Job reference: CS-000948
  • Sector: Environment
  • Location: Ireland
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Why not...

Atkins is looking to recruit an ecologist / botanist to join our Environment Team. The role will be to manage the ecological input to a variety of projects across Ireland, alongside a team of specialists, including engineers, planners and other environmental scientists.



Atkins, a leading Engineering and Environmental Consultancy firm with offices in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast, is looking to recruit an ecologist / botanist to join our Environment Team. The successful candidate’s role will be to manage the ecological input to a variety of projects across Ireland. He / she will be required to work alongside a team of specialists, including engineers, planners and other environmental scientists. A willingness to travel is essential. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist, with a successful track record of ecological project delivery within the consultancy field, to be part of a team which delivers high quality ecological services across public and private sectors.

 

Qualifications / Experience

The ideal candidate will have: -

  • Third level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with specific knowledge of Irish flora and habitats
  • Knowledge of riparian ecology preferable
  • Up to date knowledge of habitat survey and mapping in Ireland, with experience in using both Fossitt & JNCC methods preferable
  • Experience in use of GIS (experience in MapInfo preferable)
  • Previous experience of working in an ecological consultancy
  • Preferably full member of CIEEM (and working toward Chartership)
  • Knowledge of EIA/EcIA processes and relevant Irish / EU legislation
  • Knowledge of Appropriate Assessment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of managing and liaising with clients and stakeholders
  • Full clean driver’s license.

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