GIS Analyst (Jr. Level)

Tetra Tech, Inc. Parsippany , NJ 07054

Posted 7 months ago

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees16,000 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.

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a motivated and eager-to-learn Junior Level GIS Analyst to work in our Parsippany, NJ office.

The selected candidate would provide support for a wide-array of GIS data analysis, mapping, and related collection, reduction, creation and manipulation of data for various resiliency projects. This position will require GIS support for clients including private sector, state and federal agencies, including, but not limited to: the preparation of shape files and report figures; geospatial database creation; analysis and reduction of web-based applications and field GPS data; and general project mapping and data support. Perform various mapping tasks that require a working knowledge and implementation of geographic principles, cartography, geoprocessing and spatial analysis, database management and ESRI ArcGIS software technology. Additional responsibilities could include responsibility for collecting, analyzing and synthesizing data related to hazard mitigation planning and support of project stakeholder coordination and outreach activities.

The selected candidate will:

  • Work collaboratively with and under the supervision of a senior analyst, planner or project manager

  • Liaise with professionals on technical aspects of project and program development

  • Assist in the preparation of various plans including hazard mitigation and community redevelopment plans including research and analysis of socio-economic, demographic, environmental, historical hazard data, etc.

  • Assist with production needs for internal and client deliverables

  • Provide administrative support as needed.

The selected candidate will have two plus years of relevant experience. Will be required to submit college transcript and provide GIS and writing work samples.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated understanding of GIS tools and concepts, and basic project management concepts including client management and performing to the project scope and timeline under the guidance of the project manager. Must be able to work independently, take direction and pro-actively manage time and resources to maintain project schedules.

  • 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.

  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to ever-changing situations.

  • Ability to analyze scientific, environmental, economic and hazard data.

  • 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 manner.

  • Proficient using MS Office software including Word and Excel.

  • ESRI ArcGIS (Suite 10.X) skills a plus including ability to create quality maps using data from multiple platforms. Knowledgeable in coordinate systems and projections.

  • Working knowledge of FEMA HAZUS-MH program (flood, wind and seismic models)

  • Ability to manage time well and work on tasks as part of a larger project team.

  • Highly motivated, client focused and work well in a team environment.

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication, client interaction and organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively, Ability to collect and analyze hazard, threat, and consequence data. Ability to efficiently prepare technical documents.

  • Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Geography, Planning or related field.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

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GIS Analyst (Jr. Level)

Tetra Tech, Inc.