Environmental Jobs in Ireland

Ecological Advisor

by admin - December 19th, 2018.
Filed under: Agriculture, Conservation, Contract, Ecology, Full-time, Non-Governmental Organisation, Non-Internship Vacancies, Ornithology, Zoology.

Employer: BirdWatch Ireland
Location: South Leitrim, Ireland
Job Type: Fixed term, full-time
Duration: Jan 2019 –Sept 2021
Salary: €35,000 per annum
Closing Date: *Deadline Extended* 5pm Friday 11 January 2019 

BirdWatch Ireland, on behalf of the Curlew EIP Operational Group (OG) is looking for an Ecological Advisor to assist with the delivery of The Irish Breeding Curlew EIP in South Leitrim, funded by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s, European Innovation Partnership fund.

The project will trial innovative programmes to improve breeding outcomes for Curlew in these areas, including: training farmers in predator control; nest protection through electric fencing; capital works to improve habitats; and a results based measure for Curlew.

The Ecological Advisor will survey and monitor breeding Curlew populations, and nest sites for breeding outcomes. They will provide advice and training to participating farmers on managing their land for Curlew, and assist in the trial of temporary electric fences. Candidates are expected to have experience in carrying out breeding wader surveys, managing land for breeding waders, dealing with landowners and report writing.


For further information and to download an application form please visit our website at

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