Environmental Jobs in Ireland

Ireland Officer

by admin - April 4th, 2019.
Filed under: Botany, Communications, Conservation, Contract, Ecology, Environmental Education, Non-Governmental Organisation, Non-Internship Vacancies, Part-time, Plant Science, Project Management.

Employer: Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland
Location: National Botanic Gardens, Dublin OR work from home
Job Type: Part-time (24 hours per week)
Salary: €35,300 or £30,000 pro rata
Closing Date: 9.00 am April 22nd 2019 

About BSBI

The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) is the leading charitable organisation promoting the study, enjoyment, research and conservation of wild plants in Britain and Ireland. The Society aims to provide opportunities for involvement for all, including conferences, field meetings, training programmes and outreach events; regardless of botanical ability, location and whether individuals are amateurs, professionals, BSBI members or otherwise. The Society has a long tradition of producing influential publications such as distribution atlases, county Floras and identification guides and is one of the world’s largest contributors of biological records which are heavily relied on by academics, conservation organisations and government bodies for research, policy and land management purposes.

About the role

We seek to recruit an Ireland Officer to further develop the BSBI across the island of Ireland; supporting and encouraging new and existing volunteers and increasing the flow of records into BSBI’s centralised database. This includes supporting and enhancing BSBI’s Irish volunteer network, undertaking project work, representing BSBI across Ireland and seeking collaboration with others and raising the profile of botany and BSBI. The role will seek to achieve a vibrant and active network of botanists across Ireland.

The post is part time (3.2 days or 24 hours per week) and the successful applicant will receive a salary of €35,300 or £30,000 FTE (€22,592 or £19,200 gross salary for 3.2 days per week). The preferred base for the role is at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin but other locations or homeworking will be considered. The post holder will be expected to travel regularly throughout the island of Ireland and occasionally to Scotland, England and Wales.

For further details please read the job description and person specification, which is available to download at

How to apply

Please send your CV (which should include two relevant references, which will only be contacted after interviews are held) and a supporting letter of application to

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday the 22nd of April.

Interviews will be held in Dublin on Thursday 2nd May.

Due to the large number of applications expected, only those invited to attend an interview will be contacted.

*Please mention when applying for this position.*

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