Tetra Tech

Staff Associate (Environment and Natural Resources)

Tetra Tech

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services is accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to join our Environment and Natural Resource (ENR) sector at the Staff Associate level. The ENR sector leads the firm’s international work in Biodiversity conservation, climate adaptation and resilience, sustainable landscapes and Forest Management, community based natural Resource Management, fisheries and coastal zone management, and combatting wildlife trafficking.

This position will be based in either Arlington, VA or Burlington, VT.

Responsibilities:

*Support all aspects of project management and contract compliance from start up to close out, as well as client communications; and *Contribute to strategies for sustainable natural resource management that integrate Economic Growth and governance; *Contribute to marketing activities and new Business Development, including conducting scoping trips, identifying new partners and/or clients, and innovative ways to development challenges *Assist in proposal preparation: technical approach, staff identification, work plan, partner liaising, and budget development, among others *Provide technical assistance either for short-term international assignments or in a home office advisory capacity *Contribute to strategies for sustainable natural resource management that integrate economic growth and governance; Qualifications:

* Master’s Degree in forestry, Environmental Sciences, natural resource management, Climate Change, international relations, business or other related field *At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience including work overseas with strong client, supervisor, and peer recommendations *Proven excellence in a natural resources management or related field (e.g., forestry, biodiversity conservation, watershed management, geography, community based natural resources management, anthropology/sociology, property rights, human rights, resource economics, Climate Change Adaptation, environmental compliance and management); *Demonstrated project management and Administration abilities, preferably on USAID contracts or cooperative agreements *Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, cross cultural teams - in the Home Office and the field - with strong written, oral, and presentation skills *Functional competence in either French or Spanish * Ability to legally work in the US without employer sponsorship.

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