Water-Energy Program Coordinator via Idealist

The Climate Registry

Los Angeles, CA, US

Job Description

The Climate Registry (TCR) builds and operates GHG reporting programs for governments and businesses that generate high quality, consistent, and credible data to help organizations become more efficient, sustainable and competitive. Members that report their emissions to TCR include corporations, non-profit organizations, municipalities, state agencies, and other entities. More information about TCR is available at: www.theclimateregistry.org.

TCR offers a hands-on, fast-paced work environment and tremendous potential for growth and advancement. This position provides the opportunity to join a team playing a leading role in developing climate change policy in North America and worldwide. The Program Coordinator, Technical Services, will be based in TCR’s main office in Los Angeles; some local travel may be required.


Primary Responsibilities

The Water-Energy Program Coordinator’s primary role is to support the implementation of TCR’s water-energy-GHG program and services. The primary responsibilities are outlined below; this list should be viewed as a starting point, as the position will evolve and grow according to the successful candidate’s interests and aptitude, and TCR’s workflow. 

Program Support (60%)

  • Assist water-energy program participants in locating appropriate resources, navigating requirements, and directing technical questions to appropriate staff as needed.
  • Conduct outreach, recruiting and marketing activities.
  • Assist in developing resources and calculation tools to support reporting, verification, and emission reduction activities for water-energy program participants.
  • Track and improve program operations.
  • Schedule and coordinate program events, email communications, trainings, workshops, and conference calls.
  • Respond to general inquiries about TCR’s water-energy program.
  • Complete annual reporting statistics and emissions data analysis for marketing purposes.
  • Undertake and complete research assignments, as requested.

Administration (40%)

  • Onboard new water-energy program participants and process cancellations.
  • Maintain participant records and contact details.
  • Maintain accurate records on the GHG reporting and verification cycle for water-energy program participants.
  • Maintain documentation of the water-energy reporting platform.
  • Assist program staff with other administrative tasks as needed, including contributing to reports as required by relevant contracts and/or agencies.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of potable water cycle, wastewater treatment and recycled water operations.
  • Experience or interest in working with GHG/climate change, corporate environmental management, water-energy nexus, and/or air quality issues.
  • Demonstrated exceptional research and writing skills and strong oral communication skills.
  • Ability to digest technical documents, perform calculations, data analysis, and present results in a simple and understandable fashion.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and databases.
  • U.S. citizenship or legal right to work in the U.S.


Application Process

The position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; interviews will be held in Los Angeles. All eligible applications will be considered; however, no travel or relocation assistance is available. Due to the volume of responses received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us, we wish you the best of luck in your employment search.

Interested candidates should e-mail the following documents to [email protected] with the subject line “Search: Water-Energy Program Coordinator”:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume