Hours: Full-time (4-days, 32 hours/week)
Salary Range: $89,000 - $95,000
Benefits: Generous benefits including medical, disability insurance, dental, sick leave, vacation
Supervisor: Director, Soil Carbon Initiative
Green America is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a just and sustainable society by harnessing economic power for positive change. Our unique approach involves working with consumers, investors, and businesses to create a world that works for all. We deploy marketplace solutions to solve the most pressing social and environmental problems facing society today.
The Center for Sustainability Solutions builds on Green America’s work over the years, where we’ve brought together industry groups across supply chains to create major shifts in such areas as solar, banking and investing, sustainable agriculture and fair labor. The Center supports Innovation Networks, focused working groups of stakeholders with the objective of making significant, industry-wide system change.
The Soil Carbon Initiative (SCI) is an outcomes-based commitment and verification program that empowers and incentivizes farmers, food companies, and the entire food supply chain to transition acres to regenerative management to maximize regenerative outcomes – soil health, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, water quality, climate resiliency, and farm and rural economics.
Key elements of SCI include farm and company commitments, measurement (Farm Standard), verification (farm and company commitments), farmer funding and farmer technical guidance. The SCI Verification Director will work closely SCI Managing Director, CEO, and SCI staff. Primary responsibilities of this position include ongoing development and management of the SCI verification process, farm standard and farm pilot programs.
After three years of development and pilots, in collaboration with over 150 stakeholders from across the food supply chain – farmers, suppliers, food companies, soil scientists, investors and NGOs – SCI is preparing to launch the Farm Standard and Go-to-Market Demonstration Pilots in 2022. SCI has raised $2 million for the 2022/23 phase of work.
The work for this position can be fulfilled remotely or at Green America’s offices in Washington, DC. Post-pandemic, the position will involve domestic and international travel for business development, strategic partner and stakeholder meetings, pilot development and execution, conferences, and staff meetings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Launch and Pilot implementation of SCI Farm Standard
SCI Verification Work Stream
SCI Company Commitment Program Standard
Demonstration Pilot Verification Coordination
Data and Systems Infrastructure
Green America Internal
Qualified Candidates should have the following skills and qualities:
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Green America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination regarding: actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, breastfeeding, or reproductive health disorders), age (18 years of age or older), marital status (including domestic partnership and parenthood), personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, citizenship status, credit information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Harassment on the basis of a protected characteristic is included as a form of discrimination and is strictly prohibited.