FracTracker Alliance, remote/Cleveland

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Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
Compensation: This is a full time, exempt position with a starting salary range of $50,000-$55,000; Benefits
offered for this position include, but are not limited to: health, vision, and dental care coverage, 401(k) employer
match, paid holidays, and paid time off.
Position reports to: Midwest Program Director
Location: These positions are expected to be 100% remote, reporting through FracTracker’s Cleveland, Ohio
office. Preference will go to candidates located in the Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan,
Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin), however, candidates from any
US location are welcome to apply.

Founded in 2012, FracTracker Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that maps, analyzes, and communicates
the risks of oil, gas, and petrochemical development to advance just energy alternatives that protect public
health, natural resources, and the climate. We provide timely and provocative data, ground-breaking analyses,
maps, and other visual tools to help advocates, researchers, and the concerned public better understand the
harms posed by hydrocarbon extraction.

The Midwest Program Coordinator will monitor, analyze, and communicate key energy issues in the region,
contributing meaningful insights, data, maps, and/or aerial imagery to FracTracker’s platform. This is a dynamic
position, and requires a candidate who can manage multiple priorities, react quickly to community requests, and
balance competing and intense topics of focus such as carbon capture and storage, the links between agriculture
sector and the fossil fuel industry, environmental justice issues across the region’s urban to rural gradient, and
pathways forward that embrace a renewable and just transition. We seek applicants with strong coalition
building and collaboration skills, who are able to support multiple campaigns simultaneously, and those who
approach their work with a diversity, equity and inclusion lens.

This is a full-time, salaried position. FracTracker provides staff with benefits including, but not limited to: health,
dental, and vision care, 401(k) employer match, paid holidays, and paid time off. We strongly encourage
candidates with experience living and working in Environmental Justice communities to apply.

● Provide outreach, training, and technical assistance to various stakeholders—including concerned
residents, landowners, activists, elected officials, local governments, and students—on the issues
associated with the unconventional oil, gas, and petrochemical industries in the Midwest region
● Collect and maintain a regionally-relevant geospatial data library relevant to FracTracker’s areas of focus
● Create, aggregate, and synthesize data from multiple sources including qualitative, quantitative, and
“messy” datasets. Automate data processing and updating via programming in languages such as Python
and/or R
● Proactively identify trends in the energy sector that may contribute to regional environmental justice
campaigns. Pursue opportunities to research, map, and promote energy solutions and a just transition
throughout the Midwest
● Communicate findings via mapping and other data visualizations, academic articles, and reports
● Act as the main point of contact between Midwest-based scientists and researchers and FracTracker by
developing relationships with key faculty at colleges and universities across the Midwest
● Network with a diverse set of stakeholders concerning conservation, public health, air quality, forestry,
fish and wildlife, recreation, and/or water monitoring,
● Support multiple campaigns simultaneously and engage in coalition building with current and potential
● Document incidents, infrastructure, and/or activities pertinent to FracTracker’s work through the use of
drones, the FracTracker mobile app, and other means
● Collaborate and communicate effectively with all other members of the FracTracker team

● Bachelor’s degree, with 3 years of relevant experience focusing on data analysis, visualization, or coding.
Additional academic studies such as graduate coursework or research can substitute for work experience
● Experience working with geospatial data and ESRI’s GIS mapping software
● Exceptional writing across multiple platforms including blogs, op eds, and academic articles
● 2+ years of working with coding languages such as R and/or Python; additional languages of interest
include Pandas, Matplotlib, GeoPandas, or SciKit-Learn; data scraping languages of interest include
beautifulshop, requests, camelot, or selenium
● Personal or professional experience operating a drone (training will be available if the candidate does not
have a current operating license)
● Highly organized, with proactive problem solving and research skills with experience working in a
self-directed setting
● Active listener who can quickly absorb and synthesize information
● Proficient in Google Drive and online collaboration tools
● Commitment to promoting environmental justice, experience living and working in environmental justice
communities is a plus
● Knowledge of environmental, health, and climate concerns related to fossil fuel development
● Ability and willingness to travel (~10% of time)
● Valid U.S. driver’s license
● An inclusive approach to coalition-building and collaboration that views environmental work through a
diversity, equity and inclusion lens
● Passion for the mission and vision of FracTracker Alliance

Applications are due March 31, 2023 — click here to apply