WATER SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Company: Environmental Incentives LLC
Location: San Diego
Posted on: April 8, 2021
ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES-- Environmental Incentives' mission is
to enhance the natural systems that sustain resilient and healthy
communities. We design performance-driven approaches to
conservation that empower public and private sector leaders to
multiply their impact. We are environmental thought
leaders--pioneering a new wave of conservation, helping people get
the most from their investments in the environment. Since our
establishment in 2004, we have become a leading advisor on natural
resource programs and policies across the country and
internationally. Environmental Incentives is a certified B
Corporation--operating--four offices across the U.S. and supporting
field staff in multiple countries.
- Western Office (headquarters) - South Lake Tahoe, CA
- Eastern Office - Washington, DC OPPORTUNITY-- Environmental
Incentives--seeks--to hire a Water Senior Associate to join our
team. This position will be primarily supporting Environmental
Incentives' domestic--Water --team but may support other parts of
our Domestic Portfolio. All EI (Environmental Incentives) staff
must be able to work effectively on multiple project teams that
include internal staff, partner organizations, clients, and
stakeholders. All candidates must be willing to travel for short
periods of time at least monthly, primarily within Southern
California. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES-- Our municipal water
resources team designs programs that help communities meet water
quality, stormwater, and watershed protection goals.--Senior
Associates--serve as the primary producer and manager for projects,
creating high-quality products and--prolifically--contributing
creative ideas. Associates are expected to successfully implement
- Work with leaders.--Be a part of a collaborative team, working
alongside recognized thought leaders who are reshaping the way
conservation is done. Develop new skills and insights by working
with teams--representing--diverse backgrounds and
- Manage relationships. Confidently and--frequently--interact
with clients and partners on product development and project
management, listening and collaboratively creating value.
- Manage projects. Coordinate all aspects of projects in an
organized and transparent way, including tracking deliverables and
- Produce enduring products. Lead the development of targeted,
useful, and long-lived products that influence decision-makers.
This means bringing forth--new ideas--while being flexible
to--modify--based on feedback from others.
- Communicate--synthesized research findings. Take on large,
complicated research and analytical tasks in a solution-oriented
manner, driving to clearly communicated and synthesized findings
and valuable insights. QUALIFICATIONS-- Environmental
Incentives--seeks--talented, creative, and inspired professionals
who want to grow as individuals and impactful conservation leaders.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Additionally, all employees must have the following qualities and
characteristics to succeed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS-- These
qualifications are considered the minimum necessary and we expect
successful candidates will bring more than the minimum listed:
- Master's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Policy,
Water Resources or a related field and 3 years of related
professional experience OR Bachelor's degree in Environmental
Science, Environmental Policy, Water Resources or a related field
and 5 years of related professional experience.
- Personal and professional alignment with Environmental
Incentives' guiding principles - 1) Improve the Environment, 2)
Communicate Openly & Honestly, and 3) Create--Enduring
- Legally authorized to work in the United States with no
restrictions. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS-- We expect successful
candidates will be able to explain their achievement of most of the
following qualifications and experience:--
- Experience working with or for municipal water resource
- Knowledge of California or federal policies and programs around
water quality, stormwater, or water supply.
- Clarity of thought and effective communication (verbal,
written, visual) in English.
- Experience and skill--with Excel,--Tableau, Power--BI,--or
other numeric analysis tools.
- Ability to collaborate with, listen to, respect, and understand
- Strong work ethic, and ability to--maintain--a positive
attitude under stress.
- Flexibility to contribute to multiple projects and manage
- Ability and desire to create new, innovative ideas.
- Production of compelling written materials for
- Spanish, Asian or South Asian--language and culture
- Knowledge of or experience with:--Economic analysis and
incentive design;--Public-private partnerships, alternative
procurement, impact investing, performance-driven planning and
implementation, and project-level--financial management;--Adaptive
management and program design frameworks (Open Standards for
Conservation, human-centered design, outcomes mapping, systems
- Translating technical information into accessible messages for
diverse audiences. Criminal background check--required. BASE
STATION-- The position will be based in San Diego or Southern
Orange County, CA. Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19,
the position will begin remotely. Being present in the office on
multiple days per week is an expectation once we reopen offices,
which is expected to--commence--sometime after July of 2021.
COMPENSATION Environmental Incentives also offers a competitive
benefits package that includes generous annual leave, holiday and
sick time, retirement plan options, professional development
opportunities and health coverage. Salaries depend on
qualifications and location. The annual salary range for this
position is $86,300 to $105,900, commensurate with experience. WHAT
HAPPENS NEXT-- Please--submit--your application no later
than--March 19, 2021. We will review applications and contact
qualified candidates to request--additional--information. We will
invite the top candidates to interview by video conference and may
also--request--that they complete a short written technical
assignment. ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER-- We are committed to developing an inclusive work
environment for all employees, where diversity of thought, style,
culture, and skill is valued in support of individual performance
and potential, as well as our business goals and mission. We
prohibit discrimination--on the basis of--race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
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