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6 Graduate Geologist positions now available at Geological Survey Ireland

6 Graduate Geologist positions now available at Geological Survey Ireland


Geological Survey Ireland, a division of the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications, is Ireland's national earth science knowledge centre, working on behalf of the Irish public. 6 positions are now open for graduate geologists to work for 11 months and gain valuable experience in the Earth Science sector in Ireland.

The available positions are within the following programmes: Coastal Mapping and Monitoring; Geothermal Energy; INFOMAR; Minerals; Groundwater; and one post split between Tellus and Science Communications. There is one graduate geologist position for each programme.

Geological Survey Ireland is based in Booterstown Hall, Booterstown, Blackrock, County Dublin A94 N2R6 but fieldwork will take place throughout the country


  • must hold, or be due to be conferred with, an Honours degree (2.2 or higher) in Geology or related discipline. Year of graduation must be 2021, 2022 or 2023
  • must hold a full driving licence

Application process

  • Complete the application form (MS Word) and submit with a cover letter to
  • Cover letter should outline your suitability for the role
  • Closing date for applications is 13:00, Wednesday 29 March 2023
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed
  • Successful candidates must be available to begin work on Monday 29th May 2023
  • Canvassing will result in disqualification
  • Salary for 12 months is €35,336 Gross. Please note this is an 11 month position.
  • Further information is available on the application form and website


Application form (Word Document)