Graduate Environmental Consultant

Location: Oxford

Aether is a growing consultancy at the forefront of greenhouse gas (GHG) and air quality emissions calculation and review, in international, national and local authority markets. We are looking for highly numerate graduates with a knowledge of environmental sciences, preferably in the air quality and GHG technical area. We value pro-active staff who are well organised, show attention to detail, and exude a passion for skill development and continued learning.

Job summary:

Successful applicants will contribute to a wide-ranging project portfolio across Aether, as well as business development tasks. The postholders will spend most of their time working on technical projects, undertaking data handling/processing, desk-based research, and presenting/discussing the results with the project manager. Contributions to other project areas such as report writing, presentations and meetings with customers can also be expected, as well as some administrative tasks.

Required Skills:

A good degree in a relevant scientific subject (preferably at Masters level in the technical area);

  • Excellent numerical and data handling skills within MS Excel are essential, as well as good organisational skills;
  • An understanding of air pollution and greenhouse gases is expected;
  • Experience of using database, GIS, R, and/or other statistical and data visualisation software packages would be beneficial;
  • Fluent English and a high standard of report writing is required.


Aether offers a friendly working environment and excellent opportunities for those making a significant contribution to the company. Aether is an equal opportunities employer and operates as a carbon neutral company. We financially incentivise staff to use environmentally sound modes of transport for business travel and commuting, and undertake volunteering days to support local environmental charities.


Please send a CV and covering letter to:

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We will be conducting recruitment across Summer 2017 - the first round of applicants will be assessed and contacted in early June.

posted: 15 May 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.