Policy Analyst


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual reviews include consideration of a merit-based raise.

Published:

04/07/2018

Application Deadline:

05/31/2018

Address

Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States

Description

Job Opportunity: Policy Analyst

Job Type: Planning and policy

Location: Philadelphia.

Schedule: Full-time or part-time

Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Ideal start date is April 2018.


Clean Air Council strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and those with disabilities to apply.


About Clean Air Council

The Council is a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region for 50 years. The Council is dedicated to protecting and defending everyone’s right to breathe clean air and uses public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws to advocate for a clean and healthy environment.


The Council's team of policy analysts, planners, environmental health educators, attorneys, engineers, and community organizers work to advocate for a cleaner environment, healthier lives for communities facing pollution, and the ability of local residents to have meaningful input on the decisions that impact their health, environment, and quality of life. 


Position Description

The Policy Analyst will develop and implement a long-term plan to address the negative impacts to the Delaware River Watershed from proposed natural gas and gas-related pipeline projects.  


Responsibilities:


  • Partner with outside experts and consultants to identify the watershed impacts of specific proposed natural gas pipelines or other fossil fuel infrastructure and use the data to develop tools such as maps, fact sheets, and online resources.
  • Research best practices and policies for watershed protection from pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure and assess the feasibility of applying the policies to the Delaware River Watershed.
  • Collaborate with other groups to develop a watershed-wide plan to address the negative impacts to the Delaware River Watershed from proposed natural gas and gas-related pipeline projects.  
  • Work with associated groups to implement, monitor and evaluate the watershed protection plan on a regular basis.


Qualifications

  • At least one year of experience in policy or planning.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in urban and regional planning, environmental policy, environmental studies, or a related field.
  • Experience writing technical reports.
  • Experience working with GIS.
  • Excellent research, written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience engaging multiple stakeholders in a planning process.
  • Background with air and water quality issues a plus.


Other Considerations

  • Some local and regional travel may be required. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • May need to attend occasional evening and weekend events or meetings as part of the work week.

Compensation: Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual reviews include consideration of a merit-based raise.



Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://cleanair.org/wp-content/uploads/Job-Opportunity_-Policy-Analyst-2018.pdf

How to Apply:  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Matt Walker, Advocacy Director, at mwalker@cleanair.org. Please cc John Lee (jlee@cleanair.org) and use the subject “CAC Policy Analyst Application_[LAST NAME].”


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