Forest Carbon Scientist, Implementation (Remote) at Pachama

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January 5, 2023

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Pachama is looking for a Forest Carbon Specialist, Implementation to join our team to help develop new forest carbon projects. In this role, you would be responsible, alongside our Project Implementation team, to help design projects and associated carbon accounting. You would use Pachama models and collect new data where needed to quantify carbon benefits against specific methdologies. You also will help to evaluate potential new projects or expansion opportunities for Pachama to identify high potential new partners.

You would be excited about this role if you love the idea of working cross-functionally to make conservation and restoration projects happen and are willing to roll up your sleeves to learn new ideas. You love to problem solve and are interested in using data to help to create carbon projects that deliver meaningful climate benefits. You may have experience with forest carbon projects and understand how forest carbon methodologies work, possibly even having participated in creating a past project or verifying carbon projects.ย 

This role is remote with a preference for being within 3 hours of Pacific time. This role will require occasional travel internationally for project-specific work.

About Pachama: Pachama is a mission-driven company looking to restore nature to help address climate change. Pachama brings the latest technology in remote sensing and AI to the world of forest carbon in order to enable forest conservation and restoration to scale. Pachamaโ€™s core technology harnesses satellite imaging with artificial intelligence to measure carbon captured in forests. Through the Pachama marketplace, responsible companies and individuals can connect with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide.What You Will Help Us With:Conduct a range of analyses necessary at each phase of carbon project development, including accurately quantifying true carbon benefits using Pachamaโ€™s technology and methodsContribute to development of new techniques and tools to improve efficienciesContribute to the development of PDDs, and prepare other written reports of findings for Pachama and its stakeholders.Design and process field plot inventories and satellite data analysesDevelop and/or employ tree growth models for eco-regions across North and South AmericaAnalyze site suitability for restoration effortsExperience & Skills We're Looking For:Experience with forest plot data collection and statistically rigorous sampling designForest mensuration experience and a quantitative or statistical backgroundExperience with tree growth models and allometric equationsExperience with GEE, QGIS, ArcGIS, or other spatial analysis toolsExcitement about rolling up oneโ€™s sleeves to learn how to work with carbon methodologiesKnowledge and understanding of key forest carbon market concepts, and/or some experience with carbon projects is a plus.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and handle ambiguityEven if you donโ€™t meet all these requirements, we encourage you to apply if this job description excites you. We are looking for ambitious people to help make an impact on climate change. That purpose requires us to bring together a diverse set of people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to create solutions that work for all.Apply for this job

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