Ireland (nationwide)
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Hydrogeology Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Science/Scientist, Compliance, Hydrogeologist, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Scientist, Water Engineering, Environmental Consultant
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Title: Hydrogeologist
Location: Anywhere in Ireland (remote)
Please note: Applicants must be based in Ireland to be considered for the role as field work is required.

Gaia Talent has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Hydrogeologist to join our client’s  Contaminated Land and Hydrogeology Team as a Hydrogeologist to support the continued growth of the company.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Our client operates in a remote work environment, supported by state-of-the-art IT systems and software management tools. The team is based all over Ireland and the UK. This role is a fully remote working position.

Gaia’s client is currently working with clients across a range of sectors including pharma, property development, and waste management. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, an ability to motivate others, and a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Desk-based studies
  • Site investigation, sampling, and monitoring of water, soil, and waste materials.
  • Logging of trial pits and boreholes and supervising drilling crews.
  • Coordination of site investigation and monitoring programs including management of sub-contractors (H&S, technical and contractual).
  • Undertaking GQRA and DQRA for a range of greenfield and brownfield sites.
  • Developing management plans for contaminated land remediation projects.
  • Soil waste classification assessments.
  • Preparation of technical reports and other deliverables
  • Master's degree in Hydrogeology
  • Minimum 1+ years’ experience in a consultancy or comparable industry setting.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Hydrogeological assessment subject matter specialist
  • Experience in both greenfield and brownfield site assessments.
  • Strong analytical skills in hydrogeological assessment, and contaminated land site risk assessment.
  • Multi-tasker with the ability to engage and liaise with various project teams including in-house and external consultants and clients.
  • Working knowledge of Irish and EU legislation and industry standards is required.
  • Proficient MS Office, hydrogeological software packages, and GIS
  • Working towards being a Chartered Professional with IGI, IEI, or equivalent desirable.
  • A full Clean Driving Licence is required.
What our client offers: 
  • Full-time and permanent position
  • Competitive salaries (€35,000 onwards DOE). 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote setting
  • Company pension scheme
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Clear career pathway program
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous career development
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support the Bike to Work Scheme
  • Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed. 

This renowned client is a dynamic consultancy that offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive, and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience. We provide a collaborative, positive, and enjoyable learning environment.

Their team members strive to be the best at what they do with a strong emphasis on quality, accuracy, client care, and project ownership. This presents an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with an emphasis on continued professional development, training, and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company.

To apply, please submit your CV directly to GreenJobs or by email to isadora@gaiatalent.com

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