The Air Quality Program (AQP) is looking to fill three positions at the Washington Department of Ecology Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.
GHG Emissions and Verification, Third-Party Verifier Program Specialist (Environmental Specialist 5) position: In this position, you will be part of the unit within the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) Implementation Group – the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting and Verification Unit – that receives, reviews, and evaluates GHG emission reports and provides the foundation for the success of the whole cap-and-invest program. Businesses and entities that participate in the cap-and-invest program are required to have their emissions data independently verified by third-party verifiers. In this position, you will be responsible for the success of third-party verification, including certifying and training third-party verifiers, ensuring the accuracy and quality of reports and materials, developing databases and tools, and serving as the agency expert on this program.
GHG Emissions and Verification, Fuel Supplier Specialist (Environmental Specialist 5) position: In this position, you will be part of the unit within the CCA Implementation Group – the GHG Reporting and Verification Unit – that receives, reviews, and evaluates GHG emission reports and provides the foundation for the success of the whole cap-and-invest program. This position will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of fuel suppliers’ reports, and will serve as the agency expert on this aspect of the cap-and-invest program. Transportation fuels are one of the primary sources of GHG emissions in the State. As a result, ensuring that the fuel suppliers’ reports are timely, complete, and accurate, and that they understand and fully participate in the allowance market, is essential to the success of the cap-and-invest program.
Climate Rule Communication and Engagement Specialist (Community Outreach Environmental Engagement Specialist 4)(In-Training) position: In this position, you will lead the development and implementation of strategies for effective community engagement on the rulemaking process, and organize innovative ways to educate and involve the public on climate issues that affect their lives.
During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. Some positions are not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis.
Contact Jake Barkman with questions.
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