Biologist/Water Resources Scientist
Tetra Tech
Portland, OR
At Tetra Tech, we seek clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. Consider being part of a complex world’s clear solutions with the Water Resources team in Portland, OR. Tetra Tech seeks a self-motivated professional with a desire to grow and develop their role to improve our capacity to serve clients and the natural world. The Scientist would work with a small team of biologists, environmental planners, and engineers to design and execute aquatic habitat restoration projects, biological studies, environmental assessments, and other natural resources investigations. Creative problem solvers interested in bringing innovative technology to the forefront of environmental consulting are encouraged to apply.

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More About This Role:
Stream and River restoration;
Conducting field surveys for vegetation, wildlife, wildlife habitat, and riverine features in the Pacific Northwest;
NEPA/SEPA analysis;
Performing wetland delineations;
Fisheries studies and fish monitoring;
ESA compliance analysis and Biological Assessment preparation;
Preparing and overseeing development of environmental permits, including CWA Sections 404/401;
GIS mapping and data analysis
Assisting in business development for biological/environmental work.

BS in Biology/Geography/Environmental Sciences/Water Resources Sciences and at least 3-5 years of professional experience, or MS in Biology/Geography/Environmental Sciences/Water Resources Sciences and at least 1-3 years of professional experience in environmental science and project management including surveying, monitoring and permitting; water quality, delineation of wetlands, and restoration.
Knowledge of local plant, fish and/or wildlife species and their habitat requirements;
Experience developing mitigation/monitoring plans;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Experience preparing reports, NEPA and ESA documentation;
Experience with GIS and Excel;
Valid driver’s license.

About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.