Environmental Analyst / Full-Time / Baltimore, Washington, Remote
Exciting Opportunity: Join Our Team as an Environmental Analyst
Cambium, a circular economy innovator, tackles key environmental challenges in supply chains. Utilizing our Traece® technology, we salvage fallen lumber and transform it into Carbon Smart Wood™, a carbon negative building material. Our partnerships with cities enable us to salvage fallen trees from landfills, repurpose them, and reinvest in local tree planting efforts. This approach not only supports environmental sustainability but also stimulates job creation and strengthens local economies, underscoring our commitment to combating climate change.
Cambium Carbon, a circular economy innovator, tackles key environmental challenges in supply chains. Utilizing our Traece® technology, we salvage fallen lumber and transform it into Carbon Smart Wood™, a carbon negative building material. Our partnerships with cities enable us to salvage fallen trees from landfills, repurpose them, and reinvest in local tree planting efforts. This approach not only supports environmental sustainability but also stimulates job creation and strengthens local economies, underscoring our commitment to combating climate change at scale.
Cambium is at a pivotal growth stage. With $10M in funding over the past 3 years, we are on the cusp of defining a new market for truly sustainable materials. The reality is that it is hard to disrupt one of the oldest active industries (lumber) and bring it into the 21st century. We do not have time to waste, and we need someone to come in and level up our team–enabling a 5th generation impact in all we do.
What You'll Do
Research & Analysis (50%)
Deep dive into all things data – from tree inventories and carbon storage quantifications, you’ll be a hound for information gathering and synthesis, our in-house detective and source of truth.
Stakeholder engagement– people are at the core of everything that we do. You will play a critical role working with policy makers to create the enabling conditions that foster a circular economy. You should enjoy this type of coalition building and be effective at mobilizing diverse stakeholders to a shared objective.
Conduct research on local environmental regulations and policies to inform local biomass utilization program design
Stay up-to-date on wood utilization strategies at a variety of grades and end products (e.g. biochar, compost, lumber, OSB, biofuels, etc) to ensure that salvaged material is put to its highest and best use
Report & Collateral Development (30%)
Prepare reports, white papers, and presentations to summarize findings and recommendations – make key takeaways stick for a client or when introducing an innovative solution from the Carbon Smart Wood™ supply chain
Provide the research backbone and supporting collateral to quantify and articulate the environmental impact of Carbon Smart Wood™ products
Project Management (20%)
Write and execute project plans; ensure successful delivery of projects
Collaborate closely with our project partners – engage key stakeholders, identify needs, and help scaffold a solution set
This role will report to: Marisa Repka, Co-Founder & Impact team lead
Where: Open to remote candidates.
Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000 or commensurate with experience.
Perks & Benefits
Equity options package
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision insurance
Regular team events
Volunteer tree planting events
Work with an incredibly smart, diverse, climate mission-driven team
An opportunity to play a core role in defining our fast-growing company
2+ years of experience in a consulting, research, or project management role
You’re highly analytical and detail-oriented. The Sherlock Holmes of Sustainability, one might say.
You like to chart your course and need limited oversight – you have an innate ability to jump in, figure it out, anticipate, plan and execute.
You are a strong verbal and written communicator; you can synthesize the need to know from a sea of information.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint (or related visual content creator, eg. Canva)
You are interested in learning and adapting quickly and are excited by the growth potential that a high-impact start up environment can offer
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Policy, Management, or a related field.
Past experience with land management, forestry, or biomass utilization preferred.
Proficient with environmental data analysis tools – e.g. LCA software, ArcGIS, etc.
You nerd out when it comes to implementing solutions for a circular economy and zero-waste initiatives
Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness
Cambium Carbon is committed to building an inclusive organization that reflects the diverse
communities our team works to serve. We believe that diversity in all its forms (gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, veteran's status, disability and more) is essential to imagining and actively building a more just and sustainable future for all. We also actively promote diversity outside our organization, through the partnerships we enter into and the business decisions we make.
Learn more about our culture and values here.