Oil & Gas Specialist, Super Pollutants Program

Clean Air Task Force

About the organization

Founded in 1996, the Clean Air Task Force is a nonprofit organization working to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change by catalyzing the rapid global development and deployment of low carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies through research and analysis, public advocacy leadership, and partnership with the private sector.


The Oil & Gas Specialist will be trained as a Certified Optical Gas Imaging Thermographer and will have the core responsibility of conducting optical gas imaging tours and workshops in countries where CATF supports oil and gas methane and flaring regulations.

Collaborates with the Senior Climate Policy Advisor to conduct optical gas imaging tours and related workshops:
• Works with civil society partners in key countries to identify promising sites, plan trip and workshop logistics, invite participants, and conduct optical gas imaging in the field.
• Carefully documents information regarding each site visited, curates videos and still photographs online.
Helps Build the Organization:
• Builds strong relationships with colleagues in and outside of CATF.
• Communicates responsively and clearly with a wide range of partners, including members of CATF’s Super Pollutants team, civil society groups, reporters and government officials.
• Proactively solves problems. Uses all resources at their disposal to gain necessary information, creatively find solutions, and doggedly pursue results.
• Consistently takes a high degree of initiative, working independently while providing regular updates and seeking help and guidance when needed.
• Contributes opinions and substantiation to the program’s goal-setting and strategy discussions. Generates new ideas for projects and activities consistent with goals and strategies of the program.


• Bachelor’s degree.
• Demonstrated international travel ability and enthusiasm, including in the developing world.
• Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to planning and contingency plans, detail oriented, strong follow-through, and a commitment to high-quality work.
• Proficient photographer with interest in becoming a certified optical gas imaging thermographer.
• Strong computer skills, including comfort with the Microsoft Office Suite.
• Photograph and video editing experience.
• Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills, and foreign language ability a plus.
• Self-starter who enjoys taking initiative and helping others.
• Valid passport and ability to travel 60 percent or more of the time are essential. Destinations may include, but shall not be limited to: Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Côte D’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, and Senegal.
• Passion for CATF’s mission.


$45,000-$75,000 a year depending on qualifications and experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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