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Climate Change Specialist

Environmental Services
70400001011 Requisition #

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®.


Your Role:

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a motivated resilience and climate adaptation leader (mid to senior level). This professional will have the opportunity to be a part of Tetra Tech’s growing national resilience practice. With a strong understanding of community resilience, climate adaptation, hazard mitigation, risk assessment, nature-based solutions, social equity, decision support tools, risk communication, and stakeholder engagement, this professional will guide teams to develop high-quality deliverables through project management, achieve client satisfaction, and grow the practice through new and repeat clients.  The position requires strong technical and communication skills, knowledge of climate change and impacts, and demonstrated experience in resilience and adaptation planning.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management support on resilience-related projects such as hazard mitigation plans, resilience plans, climate adaptation plans, risk and vulnerability assessments, funding support, benefit-cost analysis, and outreach strategies.
  • Conduct capacity-building activities including developing decision support tools, strategy development, and community engagement.
  • Prepare and/or review comprehensive plans, reports, presentations, and tools to meet project needs.
  • Support identification of new clients through relationship building and proposal development.


The selected candidate will:

  • Work collaboratively with a team of professionals and supervisor junior planners
  • Liaise with professionals on technical aspects of project and program development
  • Conduct outreach, stakeholder engagement, and facilitation of meetings with clients and residents
  • Assist in the preparation of planning documents, reports, presentations, visualizations
  • Advise, research, and analysis of socio-economic, demographic, environmental, climate data, etc.; technical writing; summarization of data in non-technical narrative
  • Grow the resilience practice through the identification of public and private client relationships, business development, networking, and preparing winning proposals
  • Manage project scope, budget, schedule, contract, and multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure client and project team satisfaction



  • A university degree in business, sustainability, environmental science, or a related discipline.
  • Passionate about community resilience and climate adaptation. 
  •  Proven track record for project management of planning projects.
  •  Experience developing climate risk assessments, adaptation plans, community resilience plans.
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of community resilience planning; strategy identification; risk assessment; climate hazards; federal/state funding mechanisms; provincial and territorial climate, resilience, emergency management policies and programs, best practices and standards.
  •  Proven and demonstrated high-quality technical writing skills.  
  •  Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, and collaboration skills.  
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve.


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 https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:


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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 www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Please no phone calls or agencies.

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