Securing Water Supply in the Context of Climate Change (Various positions!!!)

Tetra Tech

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Tetra Tech is seeking to hire a qualified Technical Specialists for an anticipated 5-year USAID/Peru funded project that will address water security in the context of climate change adaptation. The Activity’s goal is to secure water supply for urban populations, agriculture and other productive sectors vulnerable to climate change impacts to Andean hydrology. The project will scale up investments in green infrastructure in watersheds by promoting evidence-based decision making for water resources management, improving the enabling environment in terms of governance, planning, and financing green infrastructure, and supporting the design and implementation of green infrastructure model projects to be replicated in vulnerable watersheds.

We are looking for Technical Specialists in the following areas:

Water Resources Management Specialist – to support WRM and green infrastructure planning and project design at the national, regional, and local levels.

* 7+ years’ experience supporting the development and implementation of WRM and green infrastructure interventions in Peru.

* Minimum of a Master’s degree in relevant discipline required.

* Spanish and English proficiency required.

Water and Climate Monitoring Specialist – to oversee the generation and use of hydrological data for WRM decision-making and the design and implementation of green interventions.

* 7+ years’ experience in hydrological monitoring methodologies.

* Experience working with and building the capacity of government, university and civil society organizations in Peru.

* Minimum of a Master’s degree in relevant discipline required.

* Spanish and English proficiency required.

Conservation Finance Specialist – to facilitate access to public and private financing for implementing green infrastructure models in vulnerable watersheds.

* 7+ years’ experience working in conservation finance.

* Experience working with municipal governments and the private sector in Peru.

* Minimum of a Master’s degree in relevant discipline required.

* Spanish and English proficiency required.

Environmental Communications and Marketing Specialist –to increase public and political awareness on the importance of watershed conservation and green infrastructure to protect and restore hydrological ecosystem services and the need for investments to do so.

*7+ years’ experience in behavioral change communication and social or environmental marketing in Peru.

* Master’s degree in relevant discipline.

* Spanish and English proficiency required.

Environmental Economist – to strengthen the evidence base on the hydrological benefits of green interventions and cost-effectiveness compared to conventional gray infrastructure.

* 7+ years’ experience working in environmental economics.

* Experience measuring the impact of green intervention models.

* Minimum of a Master’s degree in relevant discipline required.

* Spanish and English proficiency required.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech 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. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.


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