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Membership

Membership Criteria

The JIEP has four categories of membership - student, associate, general, and honorary (outlined in Table 1 below). Membership is open to persons who have been engaged in work directly related to environmental management, environmental law, planning, impact assessment, environmental protection, environmental education, or environmental compliance, including such activities as permitting, compliance auditing, regulatory review, research, teaching, engineering, design, quality assurance, and implementation of environmental protection and control. Membership dues are payable after January 1st each year.
All members are expected to follow the guidelines set out in the Code of Ethics; as stated in our by-laws. Failure to do so or reported cases of unethical behaviour may result in members being requested to appear before the Disciplinary Committee to consider the circumstances and consequences.
 

 

Membership Category Minimum Qualifications & Relevant Experience Dues per Year
Student
Enrolled in a tertiary institution and pursuing a degree (whether Bachelor’s, Master's or Doctor of Philosophy), with less than the required number of years’ relevant experience for any other category of membership in an environmental field
 
First degree (whether Bachelor’s Master’s or Doctor of Philosophy ) in an environmental field and less than 5 years' experience in an environmental field for full membership, or
JA$2,000
Associate

First degree (whether Bachelors Masters or PhD) in an environmental field and less than 5 years' experience in an environmental field for full membership, or

Diploma or associate degree in an environmental field and less than the required number of years’ relevant experience for any other category of membership in an environmental field, or
 
Possesses generally accepted specialist expertise and experience in an environmental field
JA$3,000
Full
Relevant diploma or associate degree +10 years’ relevant experience
Bachelor’s degree +5 years’ relevant experience, or
Master’s degree +3 years’ relevant experience, or
Doctor of Philosophy’s degree +2 years‘ relevant experience
JA$5,000
Honorary
Recommended by Council and
ratified by membership for outstanding contribution in the
field of environmental management
N/A

 

 

JIEP Fee Payment Options

PLEASE BE SURE  TO FORWARD A COPY OF THE PAYMENT AND CONFIRMATION NUMBER TO [email protected] SO THAT WE CAN CREDIT YOUR JIEP ACCOUNT.
 
Remittances may be carried out via the following methods:
 

Scotiabank E-Services:

This facility is available to any Scotiabank customer who is registered for Scotia E-services. Here, customers are allowed to conduct money-transfers to third-party BNS accounts such as the JIEP's.  The information required would be:
 
JIEP Account Number: 000976427
 
Account name: Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals
 
Branch (branch transit number): ScotiaBank Centre Branch (50765 – use transit number to search for branch)
To access Scotiabank E-Services please visit www.jamaica.scotiabank.com (and choose from the "online services" options) or dial 888-754-7268.
 
Direct Deposit:
Funds may be deposited at any Scotiabank branch, directly to the JIEP's account.  The information required would be:
 
Our JIEP Account Number: 000976427
 
Account name: Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals
 
Branch (branch transit number): ScotiaBank Centre Branch (50765 – use transit number to search for branch)
 
 

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