EIA Consultant

Ireland (nationwide)
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Gaia Talent is currently recruiting for an Environmental Consultant to join our client’s expanding Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Team and cater to the continued growing demand for our services. We are currently providing services to the public and private sectors including pharmaceutical, EPA-licensed, technological, property development, construction, and waste industries.

This role presents an opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dynamic team of environmental professionals who are specialists in their fields and who work in a collaborative, team environment to provide the highest quality services to our clients.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, an ability to motivate others, and a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

The role will include the following responsibilities:
  • Authoring chapters of Environmental Impact Assessments and other environmental projects (for example Strategic Environmental Assessments, EIA Screenings, Stakeholder Engagement, and environmental planning application documentation)
  • Input into the design stage of various projects from an environmental aspect
  • Liaising with project teams and attendance at project meetings when required
  • Ensuring that the quality of deliverables is to a consistently high standard and ensuring that all deliverables are undertaken following relevant legislation and best practice
  • Ensuring the delivery of exceptional Client service, delivering all work on time and to a high standard within project delivery deadlines
The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to:
  • Assess the impact of proposed developments on specific aspects of the environment
  • Author chapters of an EIAr as well as at least one in a specific discipline (such as climate, material assets, etc.)
  • Take ownership of project work from inception to completion and provide regular progress reports to the Project Manager
  • Report to the Technical Director on workflows and deliverables
  • Prioritise projects while managing client expectations and project deadlines
The key requirements of the post will be:
  • A third-level qualification in environmental science, ecology, environmental engineering, or related fields that gives the candidate the necessary skills to complete the role;
  • A minimum of 1 year post-graduate technical experience in fulfilling similar functions or in a similar role
  • An understanding of the Irish planning system
  • Experience working with EU and Irish environmental legislation
  • Experience at project EIAR/Planning/Construction stage
  • Comprehensive knowledge of EIAr and EPA Licencing regulations
The following will be an advantage:
  • Professional membership (MIEEM, MIEMA, MRUP, MIPI, CIWEM, Engineers Ireland)
What our client offers: 
  • Full-time and permanent position
  • Competitive salaries (from €30,000 onwards DOE)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote setting
  • Company pension scheme
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Clear career pathway program
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous career development
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support the Bike to Work Scheme
  • Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed
This renowned client is a dynamic consultancy that offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive, and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience. We provide a collaborative, positive, and enjoyable learning environment.

Their team members strive to be the best at what they do with a strong emphasis on quality, accuracy, client care, and project ownership. This presents an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with an emphasis on continued professional development, training, and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company.

To apply, please submit your CV directly to GreenJobs or by email to isadora@gaiatalent.com

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