Careers

Develop your career with IEMA

Find your next role with the environmentalist jobs

the environmentalist Jobs is the official jobs site of IEMA. Search for your next job from hundreds of live vacancies, or upload your CV now and let employers find you. Refine by sector, location, salary band, contract type, hours and more.

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The IEMA Skills Map: Map your sustainable future.

There are many routes you can take to developing your career as an environment or sustainability professional, through academia, professional memberships, training courses and more. It's not always clear what your path looks like-or even the next step- this is why IEMA has developed the Skills Map. The Skills Map is there for you to plot which areas you need development in, and guide you in how you might develop your career to reach your potential.

IEMA Skills Map


Faye Bennet-HartIEMA is key to my professional development. As well as improving my knowledge and keeping up to date with current sustainability developments, IEMA membership also provides me with the opportunity to contribute to and comment on current policy and influence changes.

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Careers advice from IEMA

Increasing environmental and resource constraints as well as many high-profile Government agendas mean that environmental roles are taking centre-stage. IEMA's Access Environment Careers Advice provides a wide range of information for individuals looking to work in environmental roles, developing skills and knowledge, and moving on to senior positions.

Careers Advice


Get recognised with Professional IEMA Membership

Professional Membership with IEMA is a prerequisite in many environmental roles. Arming your CV with IEMA Membership at the Associate, Full or Fellow levels will give you the boost that will tip a role with environment and sustainability responsibilities your way. Employers, clients, customers and colleagues around the world recognise IEMA's Professional Membership. Demonstrate to the world your knowledge, understanding and leadership with IEMA Membership.

IEMA Membership


The ENDS Environmental Careers report 2014

The ENDS Environmental Careers report 2014 - produced in association with IEMA – reviews the current state of the environmental careers market and looks ahead to the coming year.

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IEMA Practitioners’ Survey Supplement

Environment and Sustainability roles continue to prove as satisfying as they are varied, with more than two thirds of IEMA Members surveyed in the annual Practitioners’ Survey reporting high levels of satisfaction. Download the full report to find out more about these results as well as details of average salaries for Environment & Sustainability roles for 2013/14.

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