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Climate Modeling Specialist

The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Arlington County, Virginia, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
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Employment Type
Full time
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Who We Are

At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world's most challenging problems can't be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That's why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you'll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.

Cadmus' mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.

Join Cadmus. Let's solve the world's most challenging problems together.


What You'll Be Doing

The successful candidate will serve as a quantitative lead consultant for the Sustainability & Energy practice at Cadmus and will be in charge of developing and executing on methodologies to support our clients with climate strategies. The candidate will also play a leading role in mentoring and training junior staff and supporting the management of the team. In addition to quantitative analysis, this role will also provide broad technical support across several projects related sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, and climate strategy development and implementation.

The successful candidate will bring training and experience developing renewable energy and climate mitigation projection models, greenhouse gas inventories, climate reporting protocols, and supporting related data collection and metrics tracking. The candidate will be familiar with appropriate data sources, tools, and measurement techniques.


Lead the development of greenhouse gas inventories for state and local governments, and other clients as needed

Model the greenhouse gas impact of climate mitigation strategies

Analyze economic, health, and environmental co-benefits associated with greenhouse gas reductions (using IMPLAN, Environmental Protection Agency tools, NREL tools, and/or other tools)

Effectively summarize quantitative findings in graphs, charts, and written reports to tell the client's story of or plan on climate action

Verbally present to and interact with clients of varying levels of expertise and knowledge on climate, modeling and analytics, and reporting protocols

Support clients to develop data collection or tracking tools and strategies

Contribute technical and methodological expertise to proposals


Required Qualifications:

A Masters' degree in a relevant field or Bachelor's degree with a commensurate level of work experience in the energy sector (Masters' degree and 6 years of relevant experience OR Bachelors' degree and 8 years).

Ability to lead quantitative modeling on greenhouse gas inventories and greenhouse gas mitigation efforts.

Strong interpersonal, organization, and time management skills

Excellent technical, analytical, writing, and presentation skills

Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Some travel (3-5 days per year) may be required post-COVID.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced degrees in Business, Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Sustainability, Climate Change, Risk Management, Engineering, Energy, or a related discipline

Direct experience working in a consulting firm environment

Candidates should be passionate about sustainability, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products

Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented and project-based environment on multiple projects at once

Desire to take on new challenges and continued professional development

Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and sectors

Additional Information: To be considered, candidates must submit a resume, a cover letter and a 2-5 page writing sample - preferably a sample methodology or results based on an analysis they completed.

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

Full vaccination against COVID-19, and compliance with Cadmus' vaccination verification procedures, is a condition of employment with Cadmus, unless the individual is legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation. Prospective and/or new U.S. employees will be required to submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. "Full vaccination" means two weeks have passed since the individual received: 1) their second shot in a two-dose vaccine series (such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) or 2) their shot in a single-dose vaccine series (such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Information regarding the process for requesting a reasonable accommodation will be included in the offer letter issued to any prospective employee.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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