Senior Ecologist


Envirico are an Irish ecological consultancy with specialist experience in large-scale ecological projects such as off-shore nesting bird surveys, invasive species eradication from an Irish peninsula, invertebrate studies, and Japanese knotweed site remediation, as well as AA Screening, NIS, and EcIAR, and biodiversity training. Envirico can tackle both land and water-based projects, with specialist equipment, boats and professional divers at our disposal. We are a young, growing company with branches in both Kilkenny and Kerry. We are currently in a second stage of expansion and are seeking a Senior Ecologist to join our growing team at the Kilkenny Office. 

We offer a Competitive Salary with additional benefits such as:

Full Health Insurance paid for by the company

Pension Scheme with employer contribution

Flexible working arrangements may be possible by prior arrangement

Your duties will include: 

Managing ecological projects and meeting key deliverables
Writing and reviewing ecological reports including site-specific management plans for the control/eradication of invasive species, AA Screening Reports, NIS, EcIAR

GIS mapping 

Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) duties during the excavation of Japanese knotweed or other invasive species, or to protect sensitive ecological features. 

Writing tender applications

Liaising with clients and stakeholders

Training junior staff members

Duties may also include attendance at trade shows, reaching out to new clients, attendance at conferences and other opportunities as may arise from time to time

The ideal candidate will have: 

5 or more years’ experience working as an ecological consultant; Ecological Clerk of Works experience; Relevant degree (Level 9 or above is an advantage but not essential); Be fully competent with GIS software packages such as ArcGIS or QGIS; Have experience carrying out the fieldwork for and producing high-quality reports, such as Habitat and Botanical Surveys, Ecological Impact Assessment Reports, AA Screening, Natura Impact Statements; Excellent fieldwork skills. 

Full driving licence is essential.

An energetic and enthusiastic nature, with a genuine desire to find the best solutions for the client and the environment. 

Please send all applications by email to with the subject: Senior Ecologist Job Application. Applications can be addressed to Nicola. 

Please ensure you include a full CV and cover letter.

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