The Forestry Program Officer is an important technical role within the American Carbon Registry (ACR), providing support to the Director of Forestry, and other members of ACR staff on all aspects of registry management, including, but not limited to reviewing project listing applications, data reporting and verification documents; formulating responses to technical questions raised by project developers and verification bodies; supporting business development and outreach activities; and helping to coordinate the development and/or approval of new quantification methodologies.
Successful candidates will have at least 5 years of experience working with projects in the carbon market or related environmental markets including forestry, ecosystems, and sustainability. The candidate must have familiarity with fundamental greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting principles, including verification and auditing standards and procedures of GHG quantification and reporting. Candidates who have completed ARB training and passed the exam in the US Forests Compliance Offset Protocol are preferred. Furthermore, applicants should have a bachelor or advanced degree in Forestry, Natural Resources Management or related field.
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