Climate Action Planning/Project Manager

Employer
Rincon Consultants, Inc
Location
Los Angeles County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2307054529
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking to hire a dynamic, self-driven, and detail-oriented professional to join our team as a Climate Action Planning Project Manager. The primary job responsibilities will be leading the development of climate action plans and other sustainability or climate change related projects. Climate plans are data focused and therefore, the successful applicant will have experience with GHG inventories and forecasts, emissions modeling, as well as GHG reduction measure development, lifecycle costing, and report writing and review. Secondary responsibilities include business development and leading proposals and marketing efforts. This position entails working directly with our clients and sustainability staff to collaboratively develop defensible, actionable, and quantitative Climate Action Plans. This position requires the ability to write, an understanding of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements, clear writing and oral communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

What Do You Get To Do In This Position:
  • Develop and manage multidisciplinary teams to develop climate action plans and other sustainability/climate change related deliverables
  • Develop/review GHG emission inventories and forecasts
  • Develop and quantify mitigation measures, performance measurement matrixes, and monitoring programs
  • Contribute to the writing and design of planning documents
  • Conduct reviews of both technical analyses and climate action planning documents
  • Assist in staff training program and workload management
  • Work with sustainability staff to identify new and innovative GHG reduction measures and approaches
  • Collaborate and facilitate discussions with a wide range of stakeholders including the sustainability team, city staff, regulatory agencies, utilities, and others
  • Perform business development functions, including proposal preparation and active involvement in planning/climate industry/ organizations
  • Oversee and train junior staff on climate action planning and other planning/environmental/sustainability requirements
  • Interface with clients and make public presentations to agency decision-making bodies
  • Perform agency consultation and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Demonstrate confidence in decision-making and be recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in climate and sustainability related technical areas


This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
  • BA/BS preferably in environmental science, climate science, urban planning or related discipline; an advanced degree is desired.
  • 3-5 years of related experience working in California; private environmental consulting firm experience is a plus
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a large, multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong schedule and budget management abilities
  • Understanding of GHG regulations, requirements, and climate action
  • High level understanding of greenhouse gas inventories and forecast calculations and strong understanding of excel based calculations
  • Problem Solver - Results-Oriented


Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as the #1 ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For' by the Zweig Group in 2021. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 300+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
Three Weeks Vacation accrued in the first year
401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
Paid Sick Leave
Eight Paid Holidays
Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Dental, vision, prescription drug
Supplemental life insurance
Volunteer Pay for a Day
Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
Professional Development
Mentoring
Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
And much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week

Rincon Consultants, Inc does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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