Washington has adopted ground-breaking legislation to address climate change by sharply reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and achieve carbon neutrality. Do you care passionately about climate change? Are you seeking a challenging and rewarding job in which you will be directly addressing the climate crisis? Then join us as we implement this historic legislation.
The Air Quality Program (AQP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill the GHG Emissions and Verification, Third-Party Verifier Program Specialist (Environmental Specialist 5)(In-Training) position. This position will be located at their Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA, and is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis.
This position 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. 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.
Contact Jake Barkman with questions about the position.