Experienced ornithologists required

Experienced ornithologists required for 2014 breeding bird survey season

We would like to hear from experienced ornithologists who would be available to work with us, ether on a sub-consultancy basis or as fixed-term contract employees, on breeding bird surveys later this year. The work would be in located in Counties Cork, Kerry, and with several other projects in the Midlands.

Hen harrier survey
Hen harrier survey

The projects are related to existing and proposed onshore wind energy developments, and we are looking for experienced surveyors only. In particular, previous experience of vantage point surveys for Hen Harriers at proposed / existing wind farm sites is essential. We also undertake a variety of other general and species specific bird surveys (i.e. Red grouse, Kingfisher surveys etc.).  Demonstrable expert sight and sound identification skills will be essential, along with a full knowledge of bird survey techniques. A CIEEM membership (or equivalent) and full clean driving licence will be required.  The salary / daily sub-consultancy rate is negotiable will depend on ornithological experience.

Please send your CV to BirdSurveyPanel@ecofact.ie if you are interested.

To find our more about ECOFACT Environmental Consultants Ltd. please visit our main website www.ecofact.ie.

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