• Anywhere


  • Negotiable based on experience.
  • Mix of remote + office working in Cork.
  • Bonus + pension + healthcare + extensive benefits package.
  • Ecologist with 2-4 years’ experience in report writing and carrying our site surveys



  • Given our client’s diverse and exciting portfolio of work, they are seeking to strengthen their team with an Ecologist.
  • You will help to deliver a significant workload in ecological impact assessment (EcIA), ecological surveys and appropriate assessment (AA) and will develop their offering in nature based solutions and regenerative/restorative design.
  • You will work with the team on multi-disciplinary projects across a wide range of sectors
  • Multi-disciplinary ecology surveys – including habitats, mammals, birds, invasive species, and others
  • Preparation of EcIA and AA documentation
  • Liaising with clients and other relevant stakeholders



  • Degree in Ecology / or related discipline
  • Ecologist with a minimum of 2-4 years post graduate experience within a planning/ environmental /ecological consultancy area, preferably in EcIA and AA (screening, NIS, NIR) in Ireland or the UK
  • Experience in designing, carrying out ecological surveys and delivering EcIA and AA is essential
  • Ability to work well in teams, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent working knowledge of Irish and EU wildlife and planning legislation
  • Excellent organisation and problem solving skills and initiative
  • Strong technical report writing skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Must be fluent in English and be eligible to work in Ireland without requiring a work permit.


Salary & Benefits:

  • Negotiable doe
  • Extensive benefits
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Superb CPD
  • Life Assurance
  • Transport to work scheme
  • Group discount on Health Insurance
  • Paid membership fees for two professional institutes
  • Collaborative working environment where staff are encouraged and rewarded


If you are an Ecologist considering a career move, please feel to send your cv CV or contact Caroline Herlihy for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants cv’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy with 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of engineering professionals within Ireland.