Ecologist (Brady Shipman Martin)

ECOLOGIST

Great opportunity for ambitious ecologist to bring essential ecological expertise to a progressive multi-disciplinary team and to influence the decision-making process in the design and delivery of projects of all types and scales.

Brady Shipman Martin

We believe responsible design must have Biodiversity at its core in planning for the future.

Brady Shipman Martin is a long-established professional consultancy with offices in Cork and Dublin. We provide planning, ecology, landscape architecture, urban design, masterplanning, and environmental planning services.

We work closely with our public and private clients to deliver high quality, creative solutions across all sectors and throughout Ireland. We are a friendly, informal and professional team focused on delivering high quality work and optimal solutions for the environment.

YOU

You are a practical, creative and solution-focused ecologist who enjoys engaging with complex issues. You will collaborate with planners, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers and other professionals in the delivery of sustainable development.

The role offers significant potential for professional growth and an attractive remuneration and benefits package will reflect the role and your experience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-graduate degree in ecology, botany or a related discipline;
  • Associate/Full CIEEM membership and working towards chartership (such as CEnv or CEcol);
  • A minimum of five years’ varied experience in a similar consultancy role, with a proven track record of authoring clear and concise EcIAs, AA Screening reports, Natura Impact Statements/Habitats Regulations Assessments and related reports;
  • Proven ecological field skills and an ability to undertake standard habitat surveys and mapping in line with Fossit/Phase 1 Habitat Survey;
  • A terrestrial ecology specialism such as botanical survey/breeding bird survey and a working knowledge of other ecological fields;
  • A strong understanding of relevant policy and legislation, particularly in Irish and European legislation and case law;
  • Experience of ecological mitigation design and implementation. Practical experience of coordination with landscape design and long-term site development management is highly desirable;
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience;
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; and,
  • An ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Forward your Cover Letter and CV to: recruit@bradyshipmanmartin.com quoting the reference ECO21 and we will look forward to meeting you.