Energy and Sustainability Policy
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Environmental Policy Analyst

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The Colorado Fiscal Institute

Location:  Denver, CO

Background

The Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides credible, independent and accessible information and analysis of fiscal and economic issues facing Colorado. Through high quality research, strategic communications, statewide education and advocacy, CFI advances sound fiscal and economic policies that promote equity and widespread prosperity in Colorado.  
 
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
CFI is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive organization to fully represent and engage all Coloradans. Recruiting staff that reflects the diversity of perspectives and experiences of Colorado is a priority. We strongly encourage applicants from diverse communities, constituencies, and identities, including but not limited to: people of all ethnic/racial backgrounds, people of all gender identities/gender expressions, people with disabilities, low-income and LGBTQ persons. 
 
The Job
The Environmental Policy Analyst will serve as part of CFI’s research team on natural resource and environmental policy issues ranging from severance taxes to the economic impacts of air and water quality on local communities. The responsibilities of the environmental policy analyst will include researching and writing reports; analyzing state and federal environmental policy proposals and their impact on the state and local economies, workforce, budgets and low-income populations; help developing policy proposals and options for enhancing resource sustainability and family economic security; assisting with collection and analysis of data using statistical software, such as SPSS or STATA, and economic modeling software, such as IMPLAN; research of literature and summarization of relevant background material; serving as a liaison between CFI, state and local community groups, industry representatives and policymakers; and providing technical assistance to community groups, legislative staff, and government officials as needed. 
 
The Environmental Policy Analyst position is full-time and reports to the Management Team of CFI based on project. The position is based in Denver with some in-state and national travel and frequent off-site meetings expected.