Jobs & Internships
We are committed to making VCS a great place to work. Below are the current openings.
VCS seeks a Program Officer to implement and help expand the world’s largest voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) program. The successful candidate will provide guidance and support to a wide array of VCS stakeholders, while managing the development of new VCS methodologies and providing various research tasks as needed. The ideal candidate also possesses the communication skills necessary to assist with a variety of outreach functions.
Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 14 June 2013.
Chief Program Officer
Manage all operational aspects of VCS Program. Support and oversight of the registry system, validation/verification bodies, accreditation programs, the methodology approval process and stakeholder interaction. Lead and manage delivery of all strategic program initiatives, including work on the jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ framework and the continued evolution and expansion of the program scope. Lead and manage ongoing development of program infrastructure, including implementation of technical solutions to improve the efficiency and rigor of program operations. Promote the VCS among stakeholder audiences, through speaking engagements and authoring thought-leadership pieces in publications. Support the CEO and directors of other departments within the organization.
Requirements for the position: Bachelors degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Environmental Sciences plus 8 years of business experience, 2 of which include experience in carbon markets working for a carbon retailer or, in the alternative, a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Environmental Sciences plus 4 years of business experience, 2 of which must be in carbon markets working for a carbon retailer. Must also possess experience working with a variety of carbon standards, including the UNFCCC’s Clean Development Mechanism and voluntary market standards as well as in project management and team leading.
Resumes to: VCS, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 803, Washington, D.C. 20036
VCS welcomes students or recent graduates to apply for internship positions with the VCS Association. Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com
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