WA Dept. of Ecology, Lacey – GHG Specialist Position Available

October 10, 2022 • Jobs, Puget Sound Jobs • Views: 687

The Air Quality Program (AQP) is looking to fill a Greenhouse Gas Engineering Specialist (Environmental Engineer 3) position. This position will be located the Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

As the Greenhouse Gas Engineering Specialist, you will be the agency’s subject matter expert on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions verification under the Climate Commitment Act. In this role, you will:

  • Review submissions from facilities and entities for accuracy and completeness of fuel supplier information and reported GHG emissions.
  • Provide review of and technical assistance with engineering analyses and emissions data provided by businesses and consultants.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships and ongoing communication with stakeholders and regulated entities covered by the GHG reporting program by providing proactive information, consulting with senior staff, and answering technical questions.
  • Identify implications and participate in review of proposed federal or state stationary source regulations and guidance documents that may relate to or affect greenhouse gas accounting or carbon pollution.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is expected to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 18, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 17, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to Halle Patterson.

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