Current Vacancies

We are always interested in hearing from people from a range of specialist disciplines so if you cannot see a vacancy posted on our careers page for your particular skills and experience please contact us for a discussion on career opportunities with MJCA.

If you are ready for a challenge and feel confident that you have the ambition and drive to make a difference and add value to our business then we would like to hear from you.

If you would like to receive further details on any of the vacancies listed below please contact our recruitment department on telephone number 01827 717891 or alternatively applicants should email their curriculum vitae to juliewarner@mjca.co.uk.


Technical Director of Environmental Permitting

MJCA assists a wide range of clients in understanding how the Environmental Permitting regime applies to their activities.  Our permitting team prepares and submits applications for new and varied Environmental Permits together with applications to surrender Environmental Permits including the assessments and investigations that are needed in support.  We are looking for the right person to lead our team.  The role will encompass the provision of technical support for a wide range of permitting services.  You will need to have a range of permitting and associated experience and understand the application and regulation of the environmental permitting regime. You will need to have experience in a range of waste management and industrial activities, ideally including landfill, waste treatment, hazardous waste management and waste recovery operations.  You will provide direct input to projects and oversee others by applying your up to date knowledge of environmental permitting together with the previous regulatory regimes in respect of pollution prevention and control and waste management licensing.   Experience in the application of environmental legislation to a wide range of activities is essential to provide technical advice and support to team members.

You will need to have a relevant qualification in a specialist discipline area, be experienced in project management, budgeting and financial control and be enthusiastic about applying your expertise in a vibrant and energetic consultancy.

CIWM membership would be an advantage.  As a key member of the team, you will be expected to play a proactive role in company performance and management and the development of new business opportunities for strategic growth and development of the company.


Senior Planning Consultant

You will direct and have an input to projects and have up to date knowledge of UK planning and environmental legislation to provide guidance and technical advice to the environmental planning team in respect of planning policy and legislation, the co-ordination of EIAs and the preparation of Environmental Statements and planning applications.  Experience in minerals and waste planning is essential.   Experience in renewable energy would be an advantage.
You will need to have a relevant qualification in a specialist discipline area, be highly motivated and experienced in project management, budgeting and financial control and be enthusiastic about applying their expertise in a vibrant and energetic consultancy.
As a key member of the team, you will be expected to play a proactive role in company performance and management and development of new business opportunities.

Environmental Consultant

We are recruiting currently for an Environmental Consultant to work at MJCA.  We are looking for a person who has a degree in a suitable environment related subject and has at least 1 to 2 years’ experience working for an environmental consultancy, an operator or a regulator, ideally with experience of preparing or determining applications for Environmental Permits and / or in waste and resource management.  Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the regulatory framework together with an accurate approach to the assimilation of relevant legislation and guidance and to the collection and interpretation of supporting data.  They will also have a careful and clear approach to communicating ideas and data.  Above all, candidates will need to be eager to learn what we have to teach them and have the enthusiasm to take on new experiences and build on their experience in this fascinating area of environmental consultancy.


Hydrogeologist/Geologist – Senior Consultant or Consultant Level

Successful candidates will be working in our geology and hydrogeology department involved in a range of projects in the mineral and waste sector, the assessment of the impacts of land development on water resources and water quality, the investigation and assessment of risks arising from environmental incidents and contaminated land, together with providing technical support to our environmental planning and permitting departments. We provide our consultants with opportunities to be involved with all aspects of the project works from the preparation of desk based studies, field monitoring, planning and supervising site investigation works to the preparation of reports including detailed quantitative risk assessment, hydrogeological models and the implementation of remediation solutions. The role will be both office based and site based. A UK driving licence is essential.