Lead Verifier, Greenhouse Gas (GHG)

Emeryville, CA, US
3 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Job Overview

SCS Global Services is seeking qualified contract Lead Verifiers for organization-level GHG verification services. The contractor for this role would be available for engagements between the Q1-Q3 2023 verification cycle. This is a contract position.

Relevant Services/Schemes

  • The Climate Registry (TCR) General Reporting / Verification Protocols
  • The Climate Registry Electrical Power Sector (EPS) Protocols
  • California Air Resources Board (CARB) Mandatory GHG Reporting Regulation (MRR)
  • World Resource Institute (WRI) GHG Protocol
  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • ISO 14064-1 & 14064-3
  • Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as lead verifier for organization level GHG verification audits performing required steps including:
    • Conducting kickoff meetings
    • Development of risk assessment and verification plan
    • Performing required data checks for inventory data and data management systems
    • Documentation, communication, and closure of audit findings
    • Development of verification report and verification statement
  • Complete audits as contracted by adhering to the agreed timeline, reporting deliverables, and professional requirements
  • Communicate in a timely and professional manner with SCS and client contacts
  • Maintain up-to-date competency records including training logs and calibration activities
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of SCS program requirements and external scheme requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering-related discipline
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Lead Verifier for GHG verification projects
  • Professional experience with one or more of the following industries:
    • Airports / Airlines
    • Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Uses
    • Oil & Gas Extraction & Processing
    • Power Generation & Transmission
    • Electric Power Transactions
    • University Campuses
  • CARB Mandatory GHG Reporting Regulation Accredited Lead Greenhouse Gas Verifier (sector specialization in Transactions, Oil & Gas, Process Emissions a plus)
  • Excellent technical writing and/or editing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to complete complex and time-sensitive projects

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Multi-language proficiency (e.g. English, Spanish) preferred

Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit 6+ hours per day. Keyboarding 6+ hours per day. Must be able to speak and listen in person and on the phone. Must be able to physically travel to audit sites via plane and/or car. Travel requirements are determined on a project-by-project basis.

*The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. 


Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

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