50 jobs announced for Cork and Limerick

Taoiseach Micheal Martin joins John Wallace (right), Green Rebel CEO and Chris Franks, Senior Master of the Roman Rebel, on board the Roman Rebel for the announcement that Green Rebel is to create 50 jobs over the next year. (Photo: Michael O'Sullivan /OSM PHOTO)

An Irish owned business established to service the current and future needs of offshore wind farms has announced plans to create 50 jobs over the next 12 months.

Green Rebel currently employs 75 staff and that number will grow to 125  by the middle of 2022 with the new jobs to be spread across the company’s Crosshaven, Cork Airport and Limerick offices.

The new positions will include survey vessel crew, technicians and engineers, data scientists and surveyors, ecologists, aircraft mission specialists, project managers, office administrators, AI specialists, software developers and sales and marketing roles.

Headquartered in Crosshaven, Co Cork, Green Rebel plays a key role in the development of the offshore wind sector.