Environmental Control and Management

Countryside Jobs Service

Weekly jobs bulletin with a huge range of graduate jobs and work experience opportunities in the environment. Click on the link below to gain access to the current issue and back issues. Please note, that a University IT username and password is required. If you are a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, email careers@abdn.ac.uk to be sent details of how to access the bulletin. A printed version is available for reference-use in the Careers Service.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Prospects Profile: Engineering Geologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Environmental Consultant

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Environmental Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Environmental Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Hydrologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Recycling Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Sustainability Consultant

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Waste Management Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Water Quality Scientist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Environmental Work Experience

The link below will take you to a list of recommended websites and downloads for finding environmental work experience.

EAUC Sustainability Careers Guide

Comprehensive guide for careers in Sustainability, including sections on understanding what roles in this sector involve, entry requirements and job-seeking.

Green Jobs

Search for the latest environmental and renewable energy opportunities in a range of sectors, including agriculture, conservation, forestry, engineering and sustainability.

environmentjob.co.uk

Jobs bulletin for environmental jobs searchable by location etc. You can also sign up for free email updates.

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)

Government body which is responsible for the protection of the environment in Scotland. Includes listing of their current vacancies.

ENDS Environmental Consultancy Directory

Directory of Environmental Consultancies in the UK searchable by location, type of work or clients etc. Also contains some useful articles on environmental consultancy.

Society for Radiological Protection

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)

Professional body for scientists, engineers, other environmental professionals, students and those committed to the sustainable management and development of water and the environment. Includes a job search section and a directory of CIWEM member organisations which you can search by location and specialism.

Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

The leading professional body for waste and resource management. Their website has information on courses as well as latest vacancies.

Environment Jobs

Worldwide job site with vacancies in environmental conservation, management and renewable energy at all levels of experience.

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

Professional body established to promote best practice standards in environmental management, auditing and assessment. Also advertises environmental jobs.

Environment Post

Online jobs bulletin for environmental jobs which is also available as a fortnightly magazine by subscription.

Environment Analyst

Useful site for keeping up-to-date with the latest industry news. There is also an extensive company directory.

Environment Agency

Government Agency charged with environmental protections and conservation in England and Wales. Find out about current development, policies and jobs with one of the biggest employers in the sector.

Institution of Environmental Sciences

Charitable organisation which promotes and raises public awareness of environmental science. Their website has details of vacancies in the environmental sector and information about their volunteering scheme.

British Hydrological Society

Membership organisation for those with an interest in the inter-disciplinary subject of hydrology. Website includes section on careers, training and events.

Green Guide

Online database of products, services and organisations that promote and encourage a sustainable development. The database allows you to search for jobs and voluntary opportunities.

NatureNet

Website for those interested in the countryside, its management, and nature conservation. It has very useful Careers and Training sections providing advice on pursuing a career in this area and where to study.

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)

Charity working to secure the conservation and enhancement of Scotland's natural heritage. Website includes current vacancies and volunteering opportunities.

How to become an Ecological Consultant

Written by a professional Ecologist, this book provides an insight into the world of an Ecological Consultant. It guides you through the skills, knowledge and experience that you need and how to acquire them. Available to borrow from the Careers Service library.

  • Author: Susan M Searle

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Energy Web

Portal which supplies information on the Energy Sector such as Oil, Petrochemicals, Renewables and Energy Conservation. Includes a jargon buster, company directory, news & events.

Institute for European Environmental Policy

An independent, not for profit institute dedicated to advancing an environmentally sustainable Europe through policy analysis, development and dissemination. Their website sometimes contains details of internship opportunities.

Careers in Hydrology

Information on what Hydrologists do, career options and potential employers.

Earthworks-jobs.com

Jobs in environmental science, agriculture, forestry, ecology, plant science, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, soil science, and related subjects.

Nature Jobs

Science career information, tools and job search facility produced by Nature.

Royal Society of Biology jobs listing

Search for the latest Biology-related opportunities.

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology training courses

Listing of training courses on a wide range of Environmental topics.

The Green Directory

A comprehensive listing of organisations who provide sustainable products and services to further and higher education and learning and skills sectors.

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