Environmental Specialist – First Environment

First Environment has rewarding opportunities within its GHG management consulting practice for self-motivated team players with strong quantitative skills; an environmental background; and ability for research, analysis, and communication of findings.
Initial responsibilities for this position include:
  • Assisting with the verification of GHG inventories and reduction projects
  • Providing technical assistance with GHG inventories, GHG emission reductions projects, and other GHG management systems, tools, and products
  • Collecting, managing and analyzing quantitative information
  • Identifying and evaluating GHG management best practices
  • Preparing deliverables and presenting findings to clients and other relevant stakeholders
Qualified candidates must possess the following credentials:

  • Degree in Engineering, Math, Environmental Science/Policy, Economics or the Physical Sciences; advanced degree a plus
  • A minimum of two-three years work experience
  • Strong quantitative / technical / analytical abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience and knowledge of industrial operations and processes
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail, and commitment to quality
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with a proactive personality and a high degree of self motivation

  • Knowledge of greenhouse gas reporting protocols (Climate Action Reserve, Verified Carbon Standard, The Climate Registry)
  • Knowledge of greenhouse gas (GHG) policy frameworks (UNFCCC, federal, state, and especially California’s AB32) and GHG accounting best practices
  • Experience and knowledge of air quality concepts and emission quantification methodologies
  • Knowledge of auditing processes
  • Understanding of energy and electricity generation concepts

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package designed to attract and retain the talent needed to assure continued success. 

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