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Ecologist/Senior Ecologist

Job description

Senior and Consultant Ecologists

Hybrid- Cork, Dublin and Belfast, Ireland

This forward thinking, sustainable consultancy are looking for Senior and Consultant Ecologists, due to significant growth throughout Ireland. The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, ambitious and have a passion for their discipline. If you have over five years' experience then we would love to hear from you regarding a senior role, but we are also keen to hear from anyone with two years' experience due to multiple roles being available. Some projects require bat specialist, so particularly interested to hear from anyone with a bat licence or specialism. Other licences such as newt and badger also beneficial.

The role

You will be expected to.

  • Have a good working knowledge of ecological species-specific survey techniques, legislation, and mitigation.
  • Complete accurate field surveys and in addition, supervise more junior consultants for the senior role.
  • Providing a voice for nature through excellent communication and accurate technical report writing skills


The successful candidate will be passionate about ecology and could be looking for a new challenge or a step up. There may be the opportunity to specialise in an area of interest.

You will be expected to complete local field work and travel throughout Ireland when needed.

Additional experience:

  • A post-graduate degree in an environment-related subject
  • Consultant level - 2 years plus experience, 5 years' experience for the senior role
  • CIEEM membership would be beneficial.
  • A valid driver's license

Why this role?

The client we are working with is committed to making a difference in both their environment and their business. They are a rapidly growing organisation and encourage both formal and informal professional development. Their organisation is very diverse with people from all around the world and they don't only encourage diversity, they embrace it. With a rewards and benefits package that is structured to ensure that their employees and their families are well looked after, this is a brilliant organisation to make your next career move!

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above or send an email to Tom at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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