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  Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists. Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®. Tetra Tech’s commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. We have an immediate opportunity for an Environmental Project Scientist to join our growing company. Working in a positive team-focused atmosphere, you'll help Tetra Tech's Project Managers meet the needs of our diverse client base with environmental regulatory compliance needs based on accepted scientific principles and experience. The position will split its time between field work and the office. The applicant must possess a strong desire to learn, have excellent communication skills, and be able to contribute effectively as a team member. We're looking for a scientist familiar with environmental permitting, environmental regulations pertaining to resources and protected species, habitat assessments, plant identification, wetlands flora and fauna, jurisdictional delineations, and/or wildlife surveys. Field work is primarily located in the Southeastern U.S.; however, for the right candidate, opportunities for short-term projects may be available throughout the Country.  Potential for the right candidate to be able to grow this position into a larger role. Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in environmental, science, or ecology-related fields.
  • 5 to 8 years of related professional experience, ability to lead ecological field services.
  • Strong communication skills; effective technical writing and verbal communication abilities.
  • Strong leader experience with wetland ecology and delineations, wildlife habitat assessment, and plant identification preferred.
  • Regulatory and permitting experience in the Southeast, U.S. (e.g., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, State Wildlife Agencies) is preferred.
  • Compile and produce sound and well-organized technical documents using a variety of computer software.
  • Experience with Windows-based software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.) is required, and proficiency with GPS/GIS field data-collection software is preferred.
  • This position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to travel and mobilize to project locations and perform work during all weather conditions.
  • Abide by project schedules and budgets, coordinate travel plans, procure vehicle and equipment needs, and multi-party collaboration in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Observe and abide by policies and procedures outlined in project-specific health and safety plans and company Environmental Health and Safety Management policies and procedures.

 At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success.  Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements. About Tetra Tech:Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.Explore our open positions at   Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities: LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareers Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on. At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no phone calls or agencies.    Additional Information

  • Organization: 194 CES
  • Requisition #19400001552