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Senior Greenhouse Gas/Climate Change Specialist 

Location CA Offices  
Category Environmental Consulting  
Description

LSA is seeking to hire a Senior Greenhouse Gas/Climate Change Specialist. Climate action planning experience and climate change analysis experience is required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent writing, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills, in addition to an active interest in climate change issues and environmental review.

The successful candidate will manage and prepare climate action planning and climate adaptation work including GHG inventories, assist in leading and mentoring staff working on climate action plans and related projects, provide direction to junior staff related to the calculation and analysis of greenhouse gas emissions, and meet with clients to review needs and develop strategies for fulfilling those needs. The successful candidate may be located at any of LSA’s nine offices.

Flexible workplace schedules are arranged with supervisor and allow for potential remote opportunities. The salary range for this position is $71,000 to $154,000 per year. The compensation offer will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

 
Position Requirements

Special Skills
Candidates should know climate action plans and their relationships to General Plans, CEQA, and the development review process. Candidates should also have knowledge of sustainable transportation planning and transportation climate adaptation analysis methodologies. Knowledge of specific grants that target climate action planning and sustainability and the ability to lead stakeholder meetings and guide groups in constructive discussions concerning projects is also desired. The successful candidate will have 5 or more years of experience working with local government or consulting with a focus on climate action planning and/or sustainability projects. In addition, the following skills are highly desirable:

  • Ability to assist with business development and proposals;
  • Ability to assist in the development of new climate action planning tools to use in our practice;
  • Ability to perform greenhouse gas technical analyses in support of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation for various public and private projects; and

 

Education and Experience
A B.S./B.A. or M.S. in Planning, Environmental Science, or similar disciplines is preferred. The ideal candidate experience is in climate action and sustainability planning. General planning experience will be accepted as long as a portion of the experience included a Climate Action Plan (CAP), or sustainability planning. Climate action planning experience and climate change analysis experience is required.

 
Compensation The salary range for this position is $71,000 to $154,000 per year. The compensation offer will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.  
About the Organization LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.



LSA's employee-owners are its most valuable resource. LSA fosters professional development and personal growth in an environment that offers opportunities for training and enrichment. LSA takes great pride in its work and looks for talented, dedicated professionals to join its team. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to plan and manage projects, we would like to hear from you.



LSA offers competitive pay, and for all eligible employees medical, dental, vision, long term disability, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan with 401k safe harbor match.



For more details about our employee benefits package please visit our Careers Page on our company website.





 
EOE Statement LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

LSA provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions at LSA are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment decisions will not be influenced by an individual’s actual or perceived—or association with others of an actual or perceived—age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, State, or local laws.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 1/17/2024  
Exemption None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 

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