Technical Specialist II, Greenhouse Gas (GHG), Carbon Footprint Verification

Emeryville, CA, US
2 months ago
Full time role


Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

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Job Description

Since 1984, SCS Global Services has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across the economy in the natural resources, built environment, food and agriculture, consumer products and climate sectors. Partnering with companies, government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders, we are striving to advance sustainable development goals through independent assessment, the application of sound science, and innovative solutions. Through these services, we are enabling decision-makers and purchasers to make informed decisions, giving innovators a competitive edge, and helping to drive the development of leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement.

Job Summary

Seeking Technical Specialist I, II, or III to contribute to a growing team of Climate and Carbon Footprint Services. Essential job functions include supporting the delivery of Carbon Footprint services for Scope 1, 2, and 3 of organizational and Product-based GHG inventories reporting under a variety of GHG schemes. Strong analytical, technical writing, time management, and communication skills are requirements.

Relevant Services/Schemes

  • Climate Neutral Certification
  • The Climate Registry (TCR) General Reporting / Verification Protocols
  • World Resource Institute (WRI) GHG Protocol
  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • ISO 14064-1 & 14064-3
  • ISO 14067
  • Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)
  • AA1000
  • ISAE 3000
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Services

  • Conduct data analysis and modeling
  • Interpret results of analysis and prepare written reports
  • Conduct GHG verification
  • Participate in development and implementation of technical standards relevant to this position
  • Serve as lead verifier for organization level GHG verification audits performing required steps including:
    • Conducting kickoff meetings
    • Development of risk assessment and verification plan
    • Performing required data checks for inventory data and data management systems
    • Documentation, communication, and closure of audit findings
    • Development of verification report and verification statement
  • Complete audits by adhering to the agreed timeline, reporting deliverables, and professional requirements.
  • Communicate in a timely and professional manner with Program Manager, other SCS staff, and client contacts
  • Deliver verification services in accordance with SCS Corporate and Program Quality requirements, in addition to participation in periodic internal and external accreditation audits.
  • Support the SCS quality management system through maintenance of competency records including training log, completed calibration activities, and up to date knowledge of SCS program and external scheme requirements
  • Ability to travel for periodic site visits, including a valid driver’s license and driving record in good standing required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering related discipline;
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in GHG verification and/or GHG inventory preparation;
  • Professional experience within at least one of the following disciplines: Accounting, Data Analytics, Energy Management, Power Generation, Manufacturing, Quality Management Systems
  • Excellent technical writing and/or editing skills; detail-oriented personality.
  • Ability to complete complex and time-sensitive projects on agreed timeline;
  • High proficiency in Microsoft office, especially data analysis in Excel
  • Multi-language proficiency (e.g. English and Spanish) preferred

The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

Work Environment and Requirements

  • Office work both onsite (facility walk-throughs) at clients and remotely (home office)

Physical Requirements

  • This is primarily an office-based job. Sit 6+ hours per day. Keyboarding 6+ hours per day. Must be able to speak and listen in person and on the phone.

*SCS, Working Remotely:

At this time, SCS Global Services is recruiting all open roles to be remote; allowing our employees the ability to work flexibly and allowing SCS as a company to diversify the experience and perspectives of our growing workforce.

As part of our remote work, we want to ensure that our employees have what they need to work from home. We provide our new employees with a computer and can offer assistance in acquiring ergonomic necessities.

Pay Range:

$60k to $85k Annually

EEOC Statement:

SCS Global Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SCS Global Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training


Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

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