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About EnvironmentalJobs

We are a specialist website that focuses on environmental careers in the United Kingdom and globally. Each month we promote hundreds of environmental vacancies in the following areas: auditing, enforcement, engineering, impact assessment, modelling, planning, policy, and science.

For Jobseekers

Each month thousands of highly qualified active and passive professionals use our website as it has been designed to be user friendly and intuitive for candidates to use and provides them with widest choice of suitable environmental vacancies and the best possible functionality. Our search functionality allows candidates to specify the exact type of role that they are interested in finding out more about as they can narrow their search criteria by title, type, sector, category, salary, education level and location. When a candidate registers with us they are given access to a free candidate management system. This allows the candidate to upload and edit their CV, set up job alerts by email that immediately notifies them of suitable environmental employment opportunities, add these opportunities to a wish list and track all the applications that they have made to suitable postings. Furthermore the "Smartsearch" technology that we have developed ensures that candidates find the exact type of vacancy that they want as well as receiving automatic recommendations on other suitable positions and being able to email suitable roles to friends and colleagues.

Register today to ensure that you do not miss out on your next environmental career opportunity.

For Employers

Market leading organisations use our website as an integral part of their candidate attraction strategy as we make the recruitment process quick, easy, and cost effective for them. Furthermore, our tailored recruitment solutions such as featured jobs, featured employers and newsletter sponsorship allow organisations to highlight their employer brand proposition and win the war for talent. The recruiter management system has been designed to be extremely user friendly and gives our clients full control of their environmental recruitment campaign as well as being fully integrated with job posting distribution services such as Broadbean, Idibu and Logic Melon. Clients can easily manage their recruitment process with functionality such as being able to post, edit and delete their postings. Furthermore, applications to their advertised postings are sent straight to their inbox meaning that potential candidates can be contacted immediately. Our recruiter management system allows our clients to pre-qualify candidates by asking them to complete several important questions when they apply to the roles they have posted. This information allows them to make a quick judgement call on whom the most suitable candidates are to take to the next stage of the recruitment process.

If you are an employer who has environmental recruitment needs and you are interested in finding how we can assist with your candidate attraction strategy or if you are looking to advertise your vacancies please contact us by email at info@environmentaljobsuk.com

Environmental Industry Overview

The environmental industry is diverse, encompassing practical opportunities in conservation, wildlife, and forestry management to more scientific roles in air quality, ecology, and renewable energy. The environmental industry also includes specialist roles in environmental law, engineering, and education.

With the number of green industry jobs anticipated to rise, the demand for graduates with the skills and interest in environmental protection has never been so high.

For graduates entering the environmental industry, there is the opportunity to work in all weather conditions, and participate in site visits, field-based research, and general office work. Environmental consultants typically advise on sustainability, waste management, flood risk and impacts of climate change. Salaries starts at £23,000 but can rise upwards of £40,000.

Considering the combination of market growth, the number of opportunities and average salaries, the position of a sustainability consultant is considered the most promising role in the environmental sector.

Overall listings for environmental jobs in the UK in 2021 increased by 91% compared to just five years ago. All environmental-based jobs have experienced an increase, but a ‘Fisheries Technician’ has experienced a 675% increase in job opportunities. The fisheries industry recently received an investment sum of £24,000,000, accelerating the number of jobs available in this sector.

Other in-demand positions include countryside and park rangers, climate change officers and environmental health professionals.

In terms of salary, people entering the environmental industry can earn over 12% of the national average salary, with the average industry salary for environmental jobs starting at a little over £35,000. Studies suggest that the best position in terms of salary prospects is an ‘environmental designer,’ earning an average of £57,000. The highest-paid sector in the field is environmental law.

Some of the most in-demand environmental opportunities are within the waste industry. Recycling managers, sustainability and environmental consultants are also trending fields.

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