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HFC Climate Policy Analyst — Washington, D.C.

Organization: Environmental Investigation Agency

Job Title: HFC Climate Policy Analyst

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: Full Time — based on experience

Application Deadline: Oct. 8, 2012

Posted On: Sep. 25, 2012

Organization Overview

EIA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is looking to hire a motivated, organized policy analyst to help us protect the global climate both by securing a global phase out of the “Super” Greenhouse gases – HFCs (hydroflourocarbons).

Description

The Enivronmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is seeking a policy analyst to work on climate change mitigation and prevent the emission of 87-146 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalents by 2050.

Responsibilities

The position will entail a diversity of activities including:

  • Conducting outreach and advocacy within the Montreal Protocol and other venues to promote a phase-down of HFCs;
  • Reviewing and analyzing scientific and technical documents related to HFCs and low-GWP alternative technologies and producing briefings and analyses;
  • Advocating in different fora concerning HFC phase out Amendment proposal to the Montreal, as well as natural refrigerant alternatives to HFCs;
  • Interacting with representatives of the retail and supermarket sector to promote phase out of HFC refrigeration technologies;
  • Work with Senior Campaigners to implement a multi-faceted campaign;
  • Travel as required.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have:
· A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated advocacy experience with an environmental or similar non profit organization;
· Excellent research and writing skills and good interpersonal skills;
· Excellent organization skills and highly motivated;
· An ability to communicate complex issues succinctly and effectively:

Other desirable qualifications include;
An interest or background in scientific or technical issues;
Familiarity with the Montreal Protocol and the UNFCCC process;
Some prior work on greenhouse gas issues;
A graduate degree (preferable) or a four-year degree in a scientific field;

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae and writing sample to EIA, Director of Administration, P.O. Box 53343 Washington, DC 20009. Email:ghassairi@eia-global.org or Fax; 202 986 8626. No phone calls please. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.

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