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

Positions are available in the following programmes: Tellus; Coastal Mapping and Monitoring; INFOMAR; Geothermal Energy; Groundwater; and one post split between Minerals and Outreach/Education.

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


  • Applicants must hold, or be due to be conferred with, an Honours degree (2.2 or higher) in Geology or a related discipline. Year of graduation must be 2022, 2023 or 2024. 
  • Applicants must hold a full driving licence. 

Application process 

  • Complete the application form and submit with a cover letter in a single document in pdf format to
  • Cover letter should outline your suitability for the role. 
  • Closing date for applications is 13:00 (Irish Time) on Tuesday, 16 April 2024. 
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. 
  • All applications will be reviewed for shortlisting by Geological Survey Ireland staff based on application forms and cover letters submitted. 
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. 
  • Successful candidates must be available to begin work on Monday, 27 May 2024. 
  • Canvassing will result in disqualification. 
  • Salary is €36,086.00 per annum. Please note this is a 11-month position.
  • Further information is available on the application form and website.