Opportunities at JBA

Are you interested in a career in flood risk and the environmental management industry?

Here at JBA we have a diverse range of opportunities available for starting, or developing your career in this sector. From Kickstart scheme opportunities to Level 3 – 7  Apprenticeships and a flexible Graduate Scheme, there are many routes to a career in flood risk and environmental management.

Kickstart opportunities with JBA

We’re proud to be a Kickstart employer. The Kickstart Scheme is a programme launched by the government to support the creation of new job roles for 16-24 years olds.

We recently created four Kickstart roles within JBA including software tester, digital communications assistant, office administrator and topographic survey assistant – and we’re really excited that the first of these roles has been successfully recruited.

Alex Scott, Programme Manager has been telling us more:

‘As part of our support for the Kickstart Scheme to help young people back into work, we’re also providing bespoke training focusing on skills such as teamwork, communication and organisation, to help them move into long-term employment. It’s a fantastic opportunity to make the first steps towards a rewarding career and we’re delighted to be able to help.’

You can find new Kickstart vacancies on our Careers page and keep an eye on our social media channels for the latest vacancies.

Apprenticeships with JBA

Apprenticeships are a great way to earn a salary whilst you are studying for a nationally recognised qualification. We have a growing apprenticeship programme here at JBA, with opportunities across many disciplines within the business.

We can support apprenticeships at education levels equivalent to:

  • A-level / Level 3 Diploma/ International Baccalaureate
  • Foundation degree
  • Bachelors degree
  • Masters degree

You’ll find our current Apprenticeship opportunities including Degree Apprenticeships on our Careers webpage and keep an eye on our social media channels too.

You can also contact Jennifer Dewhirst for more information.

Graduate Scheme at JBA

There are exciting Graduate opportunities throughout JBA and our Graduate Scheme is tailored to you and your skills and qualifications. We welcome applications across the four main areas of our business:

You can apply for our Engineering and Software/Systems graduate opportunities at any time by following the links above. Applications for our Water Management/Geoscience and Environmental Sustainability graduate opportunities will only be accepted between 4 October 2021 and 29 October 2021.

For more information visit our Graduate Recruitment webpage or contact careers@jbagroup.co.uk.


Mekong Modelling Associates (MMA) is a sister company of JBA Consulting, based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The company is a specialist environmental risk consultancy working for a wide range of national and international clients including the Mekong River Commission and the World Bank.

MMA is now offering internships which offer an exciting opportunity to live and work in Cambodia working on a range of river flood, climate change adaptation and transboundary water management projects.

The individual internships will last for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 4 months, commencing in Autumn 2021 – dependent on COVID regulations.

For more information about internship opportunities with MMA, visit our Careers webpage.


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