K2 Environmental Consulting (K2EC) is looking to hire a Technical Associate to work in technical and regulatory implementation of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and climate change mitigation. K2EC provides environmental consulting and technical expertise for air quality, mobile sources, and sustainability projects. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide an excellent working environment and a full benefits package.
Summary of Position
The candidate will assist with tasks related to RGGI program review and design modifications, modelling emissions, assist in drafting amendments to the New Jersey Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Budget Trading rule resulting from the RGGI program changes, supporting efforts to track RGGI investments and develop related outreach and communication materials. Assist in the tracking progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 as required by the Global Warming Response Act.
This work is part of a larger effort underway in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Air Quality for implementing the regulatory and administrative measures for New Jersey’s participation in the RGGI, in order to reduce greenhouse gases and mitigate climate change.
B.S. degree in engineering or environmental science. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply information of New Jersey laws, rules, and regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection and Federal regulations. Ability to analyze data, strong knowledge of databases and spreadsheets such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, etc. GIS skills will be a plus.