Vacancy - Ecologist/Environmental Scientist Grade II

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is the lead agency in co-ordinating flood risk management policy and the flood relief capital programme in Ireland. Flood Risk Management Services is the Business Unit in the OPW tasked with discharging this responsibility.

Reporting to the Engineer Grade I (Head of Environment Section), the Ecologist / Environmental Scientist Grade II will be responsible for conducting ecological surveys, ecological monitoring and compiling environmental assessments for a range of flood risk management activities as well as the inspection of on-site works, auditing of environmental systems and joint site visits with staff and environmental stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of four years’ relevant post qualification (primary degree) experience and hold a qualification of at least Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in an Ecological or Environmental Science discipline. S/he will also hold a minimum membership grade of Full Member with the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

The recruitment campaign for this role is managed by the Public Appointments Service.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 8th August 2019.


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