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Climate Change and Sustainability Specialist (Honolulu)
Climate Change & Sustainability Specialist - Honolulu, Hawaii
Please note: Honolulu location preferred for this role. Other locations may be considered for most qualified candidate.
* Please include in cover letter and/or resume if not local to preferred location if open to relocation.
ICF is seeking a Climate Change & Sustainability Specialist to lead and support projects related to greenhouse gas emission accounting, decarbonization strategies, and electrification. This position has a strong focus on support to state and local governments, particularly in Hawaiʻi and on the West Coast. The ideal candidate will have the necessary technical background and expertise, management and leadership skills, and eye for high quality work to both manage and provide technical leadership on projects and proposals. The successful candidate will support a team of project directors in ICF’s climate and transportation business and has ample opportunity for growth.
Existing knowledge of and experience working with GHG accounting and emission reduction and/or decarbonization programs is essential. The successful candidate will also have experience in one or more of the following areas:
Technology and economic feasibility assessment
Emissions modeling and analysis
Greenhouse gas emissions inventories
Greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies with a preference for experience in the transportation sector
Grant and incentive programs
Program design and delivery
Leading or supporting analyses of strategies and scenarios to reduce greenhouse gas, toxics, and criteria pollutant emissions.
Leading or supporting report development and stakeholder engagement efforts.
Leading or supporting planning studies (e.g., transportation electrification) for government and utility clients.
Developing and analyzing forecasts of technology and clean energy penetration for GHG reduction technologies (e.g., electric vehicles).
Staying current and connected the greenhouse gas reduction/climate action planning market, including trends, policies, key players, and more.
Leading or supporting the development and deployment of communications, outreach, and training resources, including case studies, webinars, in-person events, presentations, and other opportunities.
Interacting with clients, stakeholders, and ICF leaders and project teams.
Support development of proposals for climate change mitigation and transportation efforts.
Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, environmental studies, energy, public policy, or a similar field.
2+ years of professional work experience in climate change, greenhouse gas emission reduction, clean air, or clean transportation (not academic related including internship, fellowship, volunteer, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams, and consider staff resources, schedules, and budgets.
Exceptional quality assurance/quality control methods and execution.
Experience building and managing client relationships.
Familiarity with carbon accounting and inventorying, climate change mitigation, and relevant regulatory or policy programs
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Organized, detail oriented, and the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under strict deadlines.
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under deadlines.
Flexibility and sound business ethics.
Master’s degree in transportation planning, environmental studies, energy, public policy, or a similar field.
Working at ICF
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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:
$58,161.00 - $98,873.00
Honolulu, HI (HI01)