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Senior Project Environmental Scientist

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Environmental Science, Civil Infrastructure, Waste & Resource Management and Energy and Planning.

FT is looking to recruit a Senior Project Environmental Scientist who will work as an integral member of the Environmental Science team in either the Dublin, Cork or Carlow office, aiding the expansion of the environmental business and working closely with fellow professionals. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the waste management and environmental sectors, including, but not limited to, planning and EIAR, waste management, infrastructure development, waste licensing and permits, industrial emissions licensing, and environmental due diligence.

FT's Responsibilities

The Senior Project Environmental Scientist will, amongst other things, be responsible for:

  • Working closely with senior staff in delivering the workload assigned
  • Delivery of individual projects from conception to execution
  • Ensuring that all deliverables meet the expected quality levels and are delivered on time and within budget
  • Coordination and completion of Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments, Appropriate Assessments, planning application documentation, and other environmental assessment/monitoring reports
  • Provide environmental technical assistance to the business
  • Client liaison
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals
  • Manage the implementation of regulatory approvals

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant environmental discipline
  • A minimum of 5-7 years post-graduate experience in an environmental or waste management position
  • Chartered status in relevant discipline is desirable
  • Excellence knowledge of planning, environmental and waste management legislation
  • Proven track record in contribution to the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports, planning and licence/permit applications for a wide range of projects
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be flexible and a good team player
  • Excellent report writing and technical skills
  • A full driver licence

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, hybrid working, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support. FT is an equal opportunities employer. Our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence. Please submit your application by e-mail to careers@ftco.ie.


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