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Join us, help protect and improve the environment and start a career for change.

Who we are

The Environment Agency is an executive body of government that tackles climate emergency and environmental issues of national and international importance.

We work across a vast range of disciplines and deal with everything from flood defences to water quality, air quality, industry regulation, climate change and much more.

Whether you take on a role in science, policy making, finance, facilities management, marketing and more, you’ll play a part in preserving and improving the environment on behalf of communities and the natural world for generations to come.

Connect, change, develop, skills and manage, and Improve our world.
Protect, grow, build skills, defend, and Improve our world

Why join us?

Working for us is a chance to build a career for change. You’ll do vital, purposeful work that helps us protect places, people and communities while you gain exceptional experience in your specialism. We have opportunities for students, graduates and apprentices.

Whichever way you join us, you’ll receive great training, develop your abilities and grow your skills, all whilst being supported by dedicated managers, mentors or coaches.

You’ll enjoy all the benefits that come with being a member of the Environment Agency including generous annual leave, flexible working arrangements and access to a variety of staff networks, as well as a number of Civil Service benefits too.

Start a career for change today


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