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Entry Level Scientist

Tetra Tech Inc.

is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.

Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects.

We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech Inc.

is seeking a Wetland/Wildlife Ecologist or 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 scientist familiar with wetlands flora and fauna, delineations, environmental permitting, environmental regulations pertaining to wetlands and listed species, habitat assessments, plant identification, 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. 


* Associates or Bachelor’s degree in environmental, science, or ecology-related fields

* 0-5 years of related professional experience

* Valid driver license and clean driving record

* May be required to obtain health & safety certifications, industry-approved trainings, or project-specific certifications

* Strong communication skills; effective technical writing and verbal communication abilities

* Experience with wetland ecology and delineations, habitat assessment, and plant identification preferred

* Regulatory and permitting experience e.g., U.S.

* Army Corps of Engineers, U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service, State Stormwater Programs) is preferred

* Coordinate and collect samples of diverse materials including, but not limited to:  soil, sediment, water, vegetation, air, and noise for various environmental tests related to investigation, analysis, and construction projects
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, etc.) is required, and proficiency with GIS is preferred.

* This position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to mobilize to project locations and perform work during all weather conditions

* Abide by the project schedule, coordinating travel plans, 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

Tetra Tech, Inc.

is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity.

We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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