Associate Analyst

ecoPartners Published: May 16, 2018
Job Type
Analyst / Research / Natural Resources/ Restoration / Planning / Land Use /

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ecoPartners is a global leader in ecosystem project development. We manufacture carbon credits from forests. ~

We partner with project developers, forest owners and verification bodies to build successful forest carbon offset projects. ecoPartners specializes in the technical aspects of project design, planning and development: accounting methodologies, biometrics, and remote sensing. We help our clients navigate carbon standards, mitigate risk, build long-term capacity and generate credits.

Position Overview

ecoPartners is hiring an Associate Analyst to join our start-up team located in Berkeley, California.

This position is a temporary, full-time appointment starting in July 2018. Most work will take place in our Berkeley office with the possibility of occasional travel (less than 10%). The position is a six month appointment, with the possibility of becoming permanent at the end of the six month period. Depending on project timelines and capacity needs, ecoPartners may hire two Associate Analysts.


  • The Analyst will perform spatial analysis tasks on behalf of our clients engaged in forest carbon project development.
  • Work involves analyzing land cover using ArcMap, acquiring historical satellite imagery, compiling data for analysis, documenting work products and assisting with project development.
  • The Analyst will primarily support the development of several domestic and international forest projects.
  • It is likely that the Associate Analyst will also play a key role in the development of ground-breaking technology to trace deforestation-free supply chains as a part of a global initiative to improve the environmental performance of forest conservation.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Hold an associate or undergraduate degree with a demonstrated interest in GIS, natural resources, forestry or environmental studies.
  • Have good communication skills, including oral and written.
  • Have good time‐management and self‐management skills, and are able to take direction and work independently to reach identified goals on a set timeline.
  • Are able to maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion in dealing with highly sensitive project deliverables.
  • Have a commitment to solving the environmental challenges of our time.
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally, occasionally to remote places.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with qualifications.
  • Practical experience in the rapidly growing sector of carbon credits for ecosystem services.
  • Abundant technical resources (software and hardware) at the cutting edge of forest biometrics and carbon valuation.
  • A flexible, open work environment at a start-up.
  • A proven commitment to mentoring early-career employees.
  • Networking and long‐term employment opportunities.
  • Use of company resources and laptops for mobile office.
  • Monthly commuter benefit.
  • Three weeks of paid time off per year.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Healthcare insurance upon completion of probationary period.

To Apply

  • Interested candidates should click "Apply" below to submit CV or resume and a short cover letter describing your interest in the position and corresponding experience.
  • Complete submissions must be received no later than June 8th 2018 for full consideration.

~ ecoPartners is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds ~

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