Careers Archive - MARAMA
Position: Greenhouse Gas Inventory Specialist
The Department of Environmental Quality’s, Air Division, Office of Air Data Analysis, is seeking a qualified applicant to develop an enhanced and comprehensive statewide emissions inventory of greenhouse gas pollutants for climate change planning purposes. This position will have the principal staff responsibility for developing documenting, and updating this enhanced inventory. The position will work with DEQ policy and regulatory staff to develop any legislation and regulations needed to implement an enhanced inventory process; develop and periodically update a formal report on the GHG inventory and work with other agencies that may contribute to its development; work with other DEQ staff to develop a forward facing online GHG inventory access portal for public data access, and assist other division and agency staff in climate change planning activities.
Position: Carbon Trading Program Specialist
The Department of Environmental Quality’s, Air Division, Office of Air Data Analysis, is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as the principal staff coordinator for the Virginia carbon trading rule program for the power sector. The position serves as the staff contact with sources regulated by the program and assists the division and agency management in working with the regional trading organization and the participating states. This position will serve as the lead staff contact with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) organization and will participate in all regular RGGI meetings, events and calls as well as serve on RGGI committees as necessary; serve as the staff expert on the RGGI auction process and assist regulated sources and other parties in participating in the auctions; serve as the staff expert on other functions of RGGI such as the use of the CO2 Allowance Tracking Systems (COATS), reporting requirements, and compliance obligation procedures; briefs management on the status of the trading program and develops periodic reports, and works with RGGI and DEQ regulatory staff to develop revisions to the trading program and rules as needed.
This position is located in the Environmental Services Administration, Air Quality Division, Compliance and Enforcement Branch. The position is listed as ‘open to the public’ and has a closing date of August 29, 2020. For more information regarding this position please click on the link below and enter the above referenced job number.