The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Neat Streets.

  • Green-Schools promotes long-term, whole-school action for the environment. Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. The programme is operated and co-ordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (FEE member for Ireland) and operated in partnership with Local Authorities and supported by the Department of Housing, Planning, & Local Government; Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Irish Aid, National Transport Authority; National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Water and the Wrigley Company Limited.
  • The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and encourages sustainable travel to school and is the largest programme operated by the EEU. The programme, which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport (DTTS) and supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA), has been running nationally since 2008 and in the Greater Dublin Area since 2005.

The EEU is currently seeking applications for three roles:

1.  Green-Schools Officer

Green-Schools is now recruiting a Green-Schools Officer for the Cork area. The post will be full-time for a period of 12 months.  There will be a probationary period of 3 months. The post will be 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


2. Secondary Schools Travel Officer

An Taisce is now recruiting a Full Time Secondary Schools Travel Officer to be located in the Dublin Region.  The post will be full-time for a period of up to 24 months from 7th October 2019. The post will be 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


2. Travel Officer (maternity)

An Taisce is now recruiting a Full Time Travel Officer to be located in the North East Region (Meath/Cavan/Monaghan) and home worked.  The post will be full-time for a period of six months from 7th October 2019, with provision for an additional 16 weeks cover. The post will be 32.75 hours per week but a degree of flexibility of working hours around evenings and weekends will be expected.


Closing date for each role is: Friday 20th September  at 4pm.

Please return the application form and any attachments to the emails listed in the application form.