Website Conservation Council of New Brunswick

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About the Conservation Council of New Brunswick
The Conservation Council of New Brunswick has been at the forefront of environmental protection in New Brunswick since 1969. We believe the future of all life depends on bringing human activity in balance with ecological limits.

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a non-profit organization that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education, and interventions.

Job Description
We are looking for a climate change and energy policy analyst-campaigner interested in electricity issues, particularly, in the Atlantic region. The successful candidate will conduct research, produce reports and case studies on renewable energy and transmission capacities in Atlantic Canada and the New England States, and participate in policy and communications campaigns. The applicant will be contributing to the Atlantic Electricity Vision Project as part of a national network of projects that support Canada reaching its greenhouse gas reduction goals. They will be part of a team of environmental groups from across Canada collaborating to advance an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity system based on renewable energy and transmission to phase out fossil fuels and deliver the power needed to electrify our economy.

The applicant’s research will support efforts in a national campaign to achieve a net zero electricity grid in Canada by 2035 in a reliable, cost-effective, and equitable manner. Additional topics the candidate will research in support of CCNB’s electricity programming are infrastructure investments, smart grids, grid integration, and electricity sector integration especially in transportation. The project involves technical research and analysis, report writing, literature review, expert interviews and policy development.

This job posting is limited to youth (under 30).

Qualifications
The successful applicant should have a climate change/environmental policy, environmental sociology, environmental studies or engineering/electricity systems degree or experience. Preference given to those with a master’s level of education. Bilingualism (French and English) is required. Relationships with BIPOC communities (black, indigenous, people of colour) are an asset.

Remuneration: 12-month term, 30 hours a week, minimum $20/hr

Please submit a cover letter summarizing your qualifications for this position and a resume to: adam.mahoney@conservationcouncil.ca

Tagged as: atlantic electricity vision project, atlantic region, electricity policy, greenhouse gas reduction, interview experience, literature review, policy analyst, policy development, renewable energy, report writing, research, research analysis, sustainable electricity systems, technical research, youth

To apply for this job please visit www.conservationcouncil.ca.