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Edison Electric Institute Manager, Carbon Management & Accounting in Washington, District Of Columbia


We are Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 235 million Americans and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies, with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

Our Operating Principles are designed to foster growth and to enable every employee to harness and demonstrate the Power by Association that EEI represents. We will always:

  • Create a Positive and Satisfying Work Environment – We will work together to create an environment that fosters professional growth.

  • Deliver High-Quality Service – We must be motivated to provide member service that is prompt, responsive, accurate, and credible.

  • Demonstrate Teamwork – We must embrace the concept of teamwork as achieved through effective communication, mutual respect, trust, creation of a sense of camaraderie, and cooperation on all tasks to meet customer needs.

  • Focus on Results – We must set priorities, seek results, and devise, manage, and use creative ways to define and to measure success in achieving those results effectively and efficiently.

  • Provide Value – We must strive to provide value to our member companies.

  • Put Our Customers First – Our primary customers are our member companies. Each of us must work to deliver quality service in a positive and professional manner and must strive to exceed customer expectations every time a service is provided.

  • Take Initiative – We are all empowered to take individual initiative and informed risk and to accept accountability in meeting the needs of our customers and of each other.


This Manager-level position supports and leads a range of efforts aimed at helping EEI member companies manage and account for carbon dioxide (and other GHG) emissions to inform/comply with both voluntary and mandatory emissions reductions requirements and the development of new policies addressing emissions and emissions reporting. These efforts include accounting for emissions in accordance with existing and emerging carbon accounting schemes, complying with emerging GHG regulations, and developing and deploying new clean energy technologies that will reduce, sequester, or avoid emissions.

A key component of this position involves supporting the new Chief Sustainability Officers group by developing substantive agenda and keeping them informed of carbon reporting and management developments, with a special focus on changes to carbon reporting regimes. As a member of the Environment Air/Climate Team, the incumbent will support other climate and regulatory and policy issues as needed.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, political science, or related field required.

  • Ability to us a range of tools, MS Office Suite, web-based tools, etc. required.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a range of competing demands and time-lines is critical.

  • Experience with regulatory or legislative processes, including working at a regulatory agency or on the Hill (or in state/local roles).

  • Experience working in environments that are fast paced and require coordination across teams and functions.

  • Experience with carbon accounting or reporting regimes a plus. Member/constituent relations or customer service background helpful.


The salary range for this role begins at $76,900. Starting annual salary will be determined on individual qualifications. EEI also offers an annual performance incentive which is prorated for mid-year start dates. This incentive is typically up to 10% of base salary. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness incentives and programs, transportation subsidy, and professional development opportunities.

Office Protocol/COVID-19

This is a hybrid position which requires the incumbent to reside in the District of Columbia metropolitan area and come into the office a minimum of two days each week. All employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive a medical or religious exemption.

Job Locations US-DC

Job ID 2022-1176

Category Environment

Type FT - Full Time