Job Title: Staff Researcher, Three Positions

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is accepting applications for three Research Analysts to join our team working to hold polluters accountable for compliance with environmental laws. One Research Analyst will work on EIP’s Oil & Gas Watch initiative, with a focus on tracking new and expanding oil, gas, and petrochemical projects and their environmental permits. The second Research Analyst will generally work across EIP’s program areas. The third, a GIS analyst, will compile, manage, analyze, visualize and map data, as well as support other research tasks across EIP’s program areas.  All three analysts will work with EIP’s team of lawyers, analysts, community organizers, and communications staff to advance our efforts to reduce air and water pollution through litigation, federal and state administrative permitting and rulemaking processes, and public education. 

Responsibilities  

  • Perform a range of research tasks, including database management and development, online searches, data analysis and visualization, document review, and fact checking. 
  • Draft public reports, blog articles, whitepapers, and internal memos. 
  • Present research findings to internal and external audiences. 
  • Draft, submit, review, and track public information requests.  
  • Work with internal and external multidisciplinary teams to develop the factual, technical, and scientific basis to support and advance EIP’s advocacy efforts.   
  • Travel and conduct field work occasionally. 
  • Other research tasks as assigned. 

Qualifications  

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to public policy, environmental science, environmental engineering, or data science; or at least 4 years of equivalent work experience in a related field. 
  • Excellent analytical, research, writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills.   
  • Passion for advancing environmental justice and protecting public health and the environment. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners, as well as independently, in remote and in-person settings.  
  • Prior experience or demonstrated commitment to working with members of communities directly impacted by pollution.   
  • Strong work ethic, robust problem-solving skills, keen attention to detail, and sound judgment.   
  • Required software proficiencies: Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, Teams, and Zoom.  
  • Preferred for the Oil & Gas Watch position: Training or experience using ArcGIS or other geospatial mapping software.  
  • Preferred for the general analyst position: Training or experience using R, Python, and/or HTML/CSS.
  • Required for the GIS analyst position: Training or experience with ArcGIS and ArcOnline. Experience using R, Python, or other programming languages a plus.  
  • Must be fluent in English. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. 
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Salary and Benefits  

EIP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The salary for this position will reflect experience and qualifications, starting around $50,000-$60,000 per year.  

Location 

Washington, DC or remote. 

To Apply  

Interested persons should send a resume, cover letter, and brief but relevant writing sample to hr@environmentalintegrity.org. Candidates selected for interviews may be asked to provide additional work samples and professional and/or academic references and complete a short assignment that is representative of expected job responsibilities. Please use the following subject lines to identify the position(s) for which you wish to apply: Research Analyst Application: Oil & Gas Watch; Research Analyst Application: General; Research Analyst Application: GIS; or Research Analyst Application: Any Position. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  

Equal Opportunity 

EIP is an equal opportunity employer, highly values diversity, and strives to create an inclusive workplace culture. As an equal opportunity employer, EIP is committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.   


Job Title: Executive Assistant

Administrative Duties of Executive Assistant: 

  • Provide administrative support to Executive Director and senior staff  
  • Maintain Executive Director’s schedule and general staff calendar 
  • Conduct research as requested by Executive Director 
  • Coordinate meetings including travel logistics and document preparation 
  • Maintain donor data entry and donor correspondence  
  • Assist with grant processing such as gathering and preparing materials for proposals and reports  
  • Purchase supplies and equipment for office 
  • Monitor and forward general requests from phone calls and emails 
  • Process mail  
  • Prepare documents for distribution and take them to Post Office as needed 
  • Copying, scanning, collating, and filing 
  • Perform ad hoc administrative duties as assigned 

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • 2-5 years of experience in nonprofit office administration 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in nonprofit management, business, environmental studies, or a related field  
  • Must be professional, customer service oriented, and have excellent communication skills 
  • Superior attention to detail with good time management, proofreading, and organizational skills 
  • Enthusiastic, flexible team player willing to take initiative and work hard 
  • Experience with Adobe Suite and Salsa donor software are a plus 
  • Interest in the nonprofit sector, the environment and/or public interest law is a big plus 
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Qualified candidates should send their cover letters, resumes, and salary requirements by email to hr@environmentalintegrity.org with Executive Assistant in the subject line. Please submit your application by July 6, 2022.  


2022 FALL LAW CLERK ANNOUNCEMENT

Job Title: Law Clerk

The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) is seeking law clerks for fall 2022 to advance environmental protections at the federal, state, and local levels under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and other federal and state environmental laws. The clerks’ duties will include legal research related to environmental, administrative, and information-collecting statutes and regulations, review of pollution permits and data, and production of legal memoranda, public comments, litigation documents, and issue-focused reports.  Candidates with a background or coursework in environmental/administrative law and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection are preferred. 

EIP is a nonprofit organization established in March of 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys to advocate for more effective enforcement of environmental laws. The organization has three objectives:  (1) to provide objective analyses of how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and affects the public’s health; (2) to hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; and (3) to help local communities obtain the protection of environmental laws.

Qualifications: Currently enrolled law students or recent law school graduates are eligible to apply. Candidates preferably should have completed at least one year of law school and have a strong interest in environmental advocacy. The ideal candidate will have a background or coursework in environmental/administrative law and a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection and/or non-profit advocacy. Previous experience with the Clean Air Act and/or the Clean Water Act, developing or litigating cases, commenting on or challenging permits or rules, policy analysis, media outreach, and/or coalition building would also be helpful. Candidates should be able to handle multiple tasks at once and work well with others, and must demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills.

Compensation / Hours: Academic credit or hourly wage. Full-time (Summer 2022); Full- or part-time (Fall 2022).

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. 

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript (unofficial is fine), and three references.

Please address your cover letter/email to Sunny Lee, put your last name and “[Summer/Fall] 2022 Law Clerk Application” in the subject line of the email, and submit your application materials to hr@environmentalintegrity.org.