It’s not hard to come to work each day when you’re preventing pollution, saving energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, or helping the world become more resilient to impacts from climate change. ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, building real-world management tools, and implementing programs to increase resilience and reduce pollution. ICF is seeking a climate resilience researcher to support our Climate Adaptation and Resilience team. This team works with federal, state, and local agencies, communities, and businesses to help them understand the risks that climate change will bring, and how to reduce those risks.
We are currently hiring for Climate Resilience Researchers to join our teams in Summer 2021.
As a Climate Resilience Researcher, you will:
- Support in executing, planning and wining projects related to climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning
- Translate technical climate science and risk management topics into terms that are meaningful to more general audiences
- Interact with clients
- Review literature, conduct research and synthesize findings into concise and well-written summaries
- Prepare presentations, reports, memoranda, and other communication materials for both technical and general audiences
- Perform quantitative problem-solving, data collection and analysis.
- Provide logistical and planning support for meetings and external workshops
As a Climate Resilience Researcher, you will have:
- A demonstrated interest and/or experience in climate change or risk management topics
- The ability to use data analysis to support problem solving
- The ability to work in a collaborative manner and establish strong working relationships with all levels of internal staff and outside clients and stakeholders
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Motivation to continuously develop and improve subject-matter knowledge and professional skills and take on increasing responsibility on projects over time
- Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or other Earth Sciences, Environmental Management, Business, Economics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Public Policy or related field