Graduate recruitment – environmental and sustainability

Catgill Woods JBA Consulting

Help deliver a more resilient environment

We’re looking for graduates with a passion for planning a more sustainable future to join our dedicated Environmental Services and Sustainability team.

Through our dedicated graduate scheme, we’re looking to recruit Landscape and Planning graduates; expand our teams in EIA and Natural Capital work; and if your skills and interests lie in Stakeholder Engagement, Climate Services and Policy, we also have exciting opportunities in these areas too.

By joining our Environmental Services and Sustainability team in a graduate role you’ll have the opportunity to build your early career in a structured way. You’ll also gain experience working across disciplines and geographies on exciting projects, which are creating a more resilient environment for both our communities and the environment.

Working alongside leading national experts you’ll be engaged in projects such as catchment management, river restoration and nature-based solutions, coastal management, and public open space projects. As well as providing research to support national policies and guidance on issues such as carbon foot printing, natural capital, pollutant flow paths and micro plastics.

Some of our specific requirements are for graduates in Environmental Management and EIA, Sustainability and Climate Change Science, Landscape Architecture, Ecology, Geomorphology, Social Sciences, Town and Country Planning, Hydro ecology and Fisheries, Stakeholder Engagement, and Nature Based Solutions. This is not an exhaustive list. We have opportunities for graduates with passion for a brighter future and a desire to build their career with us.

Environmental Services and Sustainability Requirements

To be considered for a place on our Environmental Services and Sustainability Requirements Graduate Scheme you will have technical knowledge and a strong interest in some or all of the following:


Good grades at A-Level/Leaving Certificate or equivalent

A degree in a relevant discipline as highlighted in the knowledge/interests below.

Knowledge/interest in ecology, hyrdogeology, town and country planning, hydroecology and fisheries, geomorphology, natural flood management and nature-based solutions.


Motivated by the need for action to adapt and build resilience.

A higher degree in specialist environmental, climate or research fields may be advantageous, not essential.

Previous working experience with transferable skills.

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Graduate scheme 2021

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2021 graduate recruitment Open

There are exciting graduate opportunities throughout JBA, and we welcome applications across the four main areas of our business. Find out more below.

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If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact our Careers Team.

Email careers@jbagroup.co.uk
+44 (0)1937 837900