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Senior Scientific Officer – Earth Science and Heritage

DEPARTMENT: Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA), Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) LOCATION: Klondyke Building, Belfast

REF: IRC216422

SALARY: £36,448 – £40,072

Further appointments may be made from this competition should NICS positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

For more detailed information and to apply, please go to

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting: HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.


All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC216422.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 2nd June 2017.

As women are currently known to be under represented at this grade across the NICS, applications from women would be particularly welcome.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer


IGI Executive Secretary (part-time) Required

The IGI wishes to invite applicants for the provision of part-time Executive Secretary services to the IGI.  The role of this person is to manage the administrative and financial affairs of the IGI, along with the promotion of IGI through social media, organisation of events etc.

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SLR – Environmental Scientist – Project grade, Environmental Management, Permitting and Compliance, Ireland

Office Location: Dublin

Working Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: Competitive basic salary, comprehensive benefits including pension, healthcare and more

Discipline team: Environment Management, Permitting & Compliance

Reporting to: Associate Environmental Engineer

Job Description

Due to an increased workload and business expansion SLR now has an opportunity for an Environmental Scientist at SLR’s Project grade, to join their team in our Dublin office. Although demonstrable consultancy based experience post-graduation is the preference, applications from exceptional graduates with relevant work placement experience will be considered.

You will be based in our Dublin office working with our associate environmental engineer and other team members in the delivery of a wide range of projects through the island of Ireland, and with potential opportunities to work in the UK.

The role will involve assisting on a wide range of projects. This will involve carrying out environmental baseline surveys, compliance environmental monitoring and reporting across a number of sites in Ireland for mining and minerals, infrastructure, energy to renewable energy for both small and large scale projects. Candidate will also need to carry out field work in all kinds of weather and work long or irregular hours in the field.

You will also be responsible for contributing to fee proposal preparation and development of client relationships. You will be expected to work wand liaise with other SLR technical teams.

Person Specification


• Excellent communication and report writing skills.

• Demonstrate Environmental Science experience within a consultancy environment, including project delivery.


• The successful candidate should have a science based degree or higher.

• Hold (or be eligible for) Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) membership.

• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
• Professionally and commercially aware who can maintain good client relations.

• Full driving license and own/ access to a vehicle.

Applications and Enquiries
SLR is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request. To apply, please complete the online application below or e-mail your CV to

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OCSC Job Opportunities – Environmental Division

OCSC’s Environmental Division are seeking experienced environmental professionals to join their Dublin team. We are currently working on some of the most interesting projects throughout Ireland and the UK and we provide a range of environmental services including; Environmental Impact Assessments; Hydrogeological Assessments; Contaminated Land Risk Assessments; Waste Classification; Environmental Compliance Services; and Geoenvironmental Site Investigations.
We are seeking experienced and dynamic candidates who can deliver work of the highest standard to tight deadlines. We are currently looking for both intermediate and senior level professionals.
A relevant geo-environmental degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology or similar is required with a Masters qualification preferable.
A minimum of 3 year’s plus relevant experience is required with a mix of site and reporting experience preferable. Knowledge of Irish and UK environmental legislation, best practice and standards is required. Full drivers licence an advantage. Candidate must be proficient in report writing and Microsoft packages. Knowledge of environmental software packages and environmental field equipment is preferable. Chartered status or professional membership of a relevant professional body is desirable.
OCSC are a CPD accredited employer and employees are offered a tailored professional and personal development plan to grow your career. A competitive salary package is available based on experience.
Applications should be made by email with CV and Cover Letter to