Forest Carbon Technical Manager/Analyst, EFM

Job Title: Forest Carbon Technical Manager/Analyst

Location: Position based in Portland, OR or fully remote for the right candidate.

Reports to: Managing Director


Position Summary

EFM is seeking to hire an individual with forest inventory modeling experience (using FVS), a sound understanding of forest silviculture and biometrics, carbon modeling and a quantitative background in statistics, GIS analysis or similar fields. The individual will have a basic understanding of forest carbon project design and associated standards like VCS, CAR, American Carbon Registry or similar (this qualification is flexible), and their accompanying AFUOLU methodologies. EFM is open to applications from individuals with varying years of experience and expect that there will be considerable growth opportunities in this role. Role offers flexibility of location and can vary from part-time to full-time depending on the individual’s needs. International experience, cross-cultural aptitude and working across temperate and tropical forest types will be a plus.

The individual will be an individual contributor to an inter-disciplinary team that invests in natural ecosystems across the Americas. Their main role will be to:

  • Champion carbon feasibility and opportunity scoping analyses that supports decision making and identifies new opportunities for acquisition or partnership.
  • Manage carbon and timber inventory databases that support existing portfolio of properties.
  • Develop in-house tools, credit generation models, and geo-spatial data sets that help identify carbon stocks associated with different ecosystems and properties across different spatial resolutions.
  • Evaluate external vendors, software, and technologies to improve precision, accuracy of carbon analyses.

The Manager will have a drive to stay at the forefront of AFOLU based carbon project monitoring, verification and technology. Understanding of reforestation, conservation and restoration, and agricultural soil carbon projects are strong advantages. Similarly, an understanding of “jurisdictional nested REDD” (JNR) and its impacts on carbon project development will be an asset.

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