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Mid Level Hazard Mitigation Planner

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Education and Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred in Urban Planning; Sustainability; Climate Change; Resilience; Public Policy, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Certified by American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or working toward certification a plus
  • Writing sample required to be appended to application
  • Experience developing plans in compliance with SB 379 and SB 747
  • FEMA DMA 2000 planning experience
  • U.S. HUD CDBG-MIT planning experience
  • General planning experience including city comprehensive/general plans
  • Community Wildfire Protection Planning experience
  • Travel up to 30%.
  • Must have a valid driver license.

Desired qualifications in the ideal candidate includes:

  • Passionate about hazard mitigation, community resilience and climate adaptation. 
  • Proven track record for project management of planning projects.
  • Robust network in the mitigation and resilience space to support business development.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated knowledge of mitigation and resilience planning; land use/general planning; mitigation and adaptation strategy identification; risk assessment; climate hazards; federal/state funding mechanisms; federal and state 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.
  • Master’s degree with 10 years of professional experience.

Ideal candidate would possess the following:

  • Strong team player displaying enthusiasm and a true commitment to personal and team growth and development.
  • Interest and ability to work in a collaborative manner functioning as an active participant.
  • Works as a problem solver and critical thinker.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to ever-changing situations.
  • Ability to analyze scientific, environmental, economic and hazard data.
  • Leverages decision-support tools to evaluate impacts (direct and cascading)
  • Excellent constructive communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to successfully support complex and time sensitive projects, manage time and client requests and resolve issues in a timely and high quality manner.
  • Proficient using MS Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, In Design a plus
  • Well-developed time management skills and work on tasks as part of a larger project team.
  • Highly self-motivated, client focused and work well in a team environment.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication, client interaction and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic.


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 Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 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.

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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.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor, and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

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