Environmental Consultant: Graduate Role with excellent opportunities for career growth.

Job Summary

We are seeking a suitably qualified graduate environmental scientist with a good technical knowledge in the areas of environmental management, licences and permits.

The successful candidate will work on projects related to and including :

  • Waste Collection Permits, Waste Facility Permits and Discharge Licences including applications and compliance management
  • Resource efficiency
  • Environmental management

Roles / Responsibilities:

Reporting to a senior consultant responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of environmental licence and permit applications relating to waste and wastewater.
  • Compliance Management and Reporting related to EPA, Local Authority and Uisce Éireann licences & permits
  • Desk based research and feasibility studies relating to waste management and resource efficiency.
  • Representing ECOS and interacting with our clients, associates and environmental regulators.
  • Undertaking other duties as may be required to support ECOS activities and projects.

Education / Professional Qualifications:

  • A third level qualification (Degree/Masters) in environmental science/engineering or related discipline

Additional requirements:

The successful candidate should display the following behaviours and attributes:

  • Excellent oral/ written communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail.
  • A self starter who is able to demonstrate their ability to work both on their own initiative as well as take direction.
  • Strong organisational, technical, numerical and communication skills.
  • Logical thinking and concise reporting skills.
  • Open and enquiring mind and able to demonstrate their willingness to develop their knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis.
  • Thrive in a busy work environment and demonstrating how to structure projects and deliver goals within tight deadlines.
  • Support ECOS core values
  • Applicants should have their own transport and a Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • Fluent spoken English is a requirement.


Based out of our Limerick office with project work at various other locations subject to client requirements.


  • Salary is commensurate to the successful candidate’s experience and suitability
  • Professional membership fees.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • A strong CPD commitment.


Contract of Indefinite Duration subject to 6 month probationary period

Applicants should provide a cover letter and CV which demonstrates their suitability for the role to hr@ecos.ie on or before 29 February 2024 quoting reference G224