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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Climate Change & Sustainability Consultant in Helena, Montana

Working at ICF

It's not hard to come to work each day when you're preventing pollution, saving energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, or helping the world become more resilient to impacts from climate change. ICF is at the forefront of preparing leading-edge technical and policy analyses, identifying viable market solutions, building real-world management tools, and implementing programs to increase resilience and reduce pollution. In climate change and environmental markets, ICF has provided advice to more than 30 governments and international institutions and served more than 60 companies in the FT Global 500. We offer our clients around the globe unparalleled analytical, policy, and business management services.

Climate Resilience Consultant Position

ICF is seeking a climate resilience consultant to support our Climate Planning team. This team works with federal, state, and local agencies, communities, and businesses to help them understand the risks that climate change will bring, and how to reduce those risks.

The individual chosen for this position will provide project management skills to keeping projects on track, and technical expertise related to the incorporation of climate information into sector and systems problem analysis, leading multi-disciplinary teams of experts on multiple short- and long-term climate adaptation and resilience projects.

**The anticipated location for this position is in the DC, Los Angeles, or New York City areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct research and analysis on climate change impacts and adaptation projects, including assessment of risks and development, delivery, and assessment of adaptation options

  • Prepare presentations, reports, memoranda, and other communication materials for clients, external publications, and internal staff

  • Work with teams to prepare high-quality materials for submission to public and private sector clients

  • Quantitative problem-solving and data collection and analysis

  • Resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways

  • Plan and manage schedules and budgets for a project

  • Develop needs for existing clients, develop ideas for new business, and contribute in other ways to the growth of ICF’s climate change and sustainability practice

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in climate change or risk management topics.

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in Environmental or other Earth Sciences, Environmental Management, Business, Economics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Public Policy or related subjects.

  • 8+ of specific subject area work experience

Essential Skills Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent time management skills, with ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner and establish strong working relationships all levels of internal staff and outside clients and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Identifies and collects the information needed to solve a problem effectively.

  • Identifies and meets the needs of clients within established guidelines.

  • Checks for alignment between client expectations and ICF deliverables.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Strong analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

  • Strong client relationships and contacts, particularly with federal, state, and local agencies as well as within the private sector

  • Experience in policy and program development, including facilitation of multi-stakeholder groups

  • Experience managing large federal and/or state and local contracts

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_English_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time 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 icf.com.

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