Senior Climate Resilience Specialist - HYBRID

at ICF in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

ICF is seeking a Senior Climate Resilience Specialist to support our broad portfolio of work on climate adaptation and resilience. This work falls across all levels of government and with commercial clients, enhancing the resilience of energy, transportation, and water systems, other critical infrastructure, and the vital societal and natural elements that make our communities whole. Our world-class analysis are based in rigorous science, clearly communicated to enable proactive planning and implementation of resilience solutions. The consultant chosen for this position will provide technical expertise related to the analysis and interpretation of weather and climate data and support multi-disciplinary teams of experts on multiple short- and long-term projects primarily within the climate adaptation and resilience practice.

ICF is a global advisory and digital services provider, but we are not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future. With more than 8,000 staff in 75 global offices representing 80 nationalities and more than 75 languages, ICF is comprised of business analysts and policy specialists working alongside digital strategists, data scientists, and creatives, united by a culture that values diversity and opportunity ( . We combine deep domain expertise with cutting-edge digital agency services to serve our customers in a holistic way. ICF has a 40+ year history supporting climate resiliency and decarbonization efforts.

Preferred location for this position is Salt Lake City, UT; Crystal City, VA; New York City under a hybrid work arrangement (i.e., minimum of 2 days/week in the ICF office). May consider remote opportunity if candidate is most qualified.

Specific duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Serve as a technical expert on multi-disciplinary teams focused on applied climate risk and resilience projects.

+ Provide technical expertise, innovation, and leadership related to the analysis and application of climate and weather data.

+ Interface with clients on climate risk and resilience topics and prepare high-quality communication materials such as presentations and reports.

+ Complete tasks in fast-paced and self-motivated environment in a timely and efficient manner

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Master’s degree in climate science, atmospheric science, Earth science, meteorology, or hydrology, or similar field with a focus on applied physical climate science problems or risk analysis. Degrees in engineering or other disciplines must demonstrate significant experience with climate and meteorological information.

+ 5+ years of relevant experience including:

+ Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret climate model output and meteorological observations for climate risk and resilience analyses.

+ One or more programming languages (e.g., R, python, and MATLAB) to process large, multidimensional climate and environmental datasets (e.g., NetCDF) and raster and vector spatial datasets (e.g., GeoTIFF, and .shp)

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ 2 years+ of experience in consulting, government, or at an energy utility

+ Demonstrated experience applying climate change and/or extreme weather datasets to support risk and resilience projects in one or more of the following sectors: energy, transportation, community resilience, finance, or similar.

+ Experience working with Global Climate Models (e.g., CMIP6), including understanding of multiple climate downscaling methodologies and ensemble and uncertainty analyses.

+ Technical and team management experience for complex projects in a consulting environment

+ Outstanding oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex climate information to non-scientists to inform decision-making.

+ Experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams.

+ Organized, detail oriented, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.



Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( . Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights (\KnowYourRights\screen\reader\_10\20.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement . (\%20English\formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Pay Range – There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is :

$68,325.00 – $116,152.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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About ICF

ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at ( .
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Job Posting: JC238762167

Posted On: Apr 24, 2023

Updated On: Aug 23, 2023

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