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Associate Director, Ecosystem Services Unit (ECO)


Winrock International


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Remote, USA

Position Title: Technical Specialist, Ecosystem Services Unit (ECO)  

Department: Environment and Energy 

Unit: Ecosystem Services 


The Technical Specialist services as a technical officer and contributes to proposals and business development efforts across ECO team projects in the areas of GHG measurement and monitoring, climate change mitigation and adaptation, climate risk analysis, and ecosystem evaluation.   

The Technical Specialist interacts with clients, conducts qualitative technical analyses, performs quantitative problem-solving, and collects and analyzes quantitative data. 

Specific project activities may include:  

  • Conducting GHG measurement and monitoring activities for companies, governments, and NGOs around the world.  
  • Developing forest inventory design, carbon measurement, and monitoring protocols.  
  • Building capacity building toolkits and training programs for ecosystem assessments. 
  • Creating decision-support tools for the measurement and monitoring of GHG emissions and ecosystem services in the land use and forestry sectors.  

This position may be based remotely within the United States but is expected to work East Coast hours (EST). 

Must be authorized to work in the United States. 

This position has a salary range between $79,000 – $83,000 with an additional 10% 403b annual contribution and additional excellent benefits package.

Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes, and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization.

Link to apply: Job Openings – Winrock International

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Ecosystem Services Unit (ECO) The ECO team forms the cornerstone of Winrock’s scientific leadership and has been at the cutting edge of the evaluation of ecosystem services from forests and agriculture for 25 years. The ECO team is a global leader in carbon accounting in food systems and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).

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