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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report Verifier

In the United States, the laws require compulsory reporting and verification of the greenhouse gas emissions generated by industries covered in both the voluntary and the regulatory sectors. The facilities are subjected to annual and/or triennial verification for greenhouse gas (GHG) release, which are conducted by government-accredited bodies.

The career outlook for a greenhouse gas emissions report verifier is good. They make on average $75-$84 thousand a year.

What the Job Is

As a greenhouse gas emissions report verifier, you will provide documentation for the mandatory and voluntary actions aimed at the reduction and/or removal of any type of greenhouse gas from the atmosphere. Basically, you will act as the third-party verifier during GHG verification activities.

As such, you will be working with a team of verification experts that specialize in GHG projects as well as GHG inventory. You will be entrusted with responsibilities that include collection and interpretation of GHG information and evidence, evaluation of information management systems and data quality, as well as determination of compliance with the standards and protocols of GHG emissions.

How Is It Green?

The job of a greenhouse gas emissions report verifier may very well be one of the greenest jobs around. You will ensure that industries and companies are in compliance with the government-mandated laws that regulate greenhouse gas production for Earth's well-being.

Type of Person Who Is Good For the Job

As a greenhouse gas emissions report verifier, you have to possess personal characteristics like ability to work well with a team of equal peers, excellent oral and written communication, meticulous attention to details in both the quantity and quality sense and a passion for eco-friendly initiatives.

Training/Schooling Required

A bachelor's degree in areas like science and technology, math and statistics, environmental policy, financial auditing and economics is an advantage but is not a must as a greenhouse gas emissions report verifier, just so long as you have either a master's or a bachelor's degree. However, you must have at least one year technical and auditing experience working with a greenhouse gas verification company before you can apply for CS America accreditation.

You will pay a pretty penny ($3,210) for the exit examination but it ought to be worth it when doors or opportunity are opened up for you!

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