Field Data Collection
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 5/11/2019

Job Description

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.
Tetra Tech is currently seeking 40 part-time (35-38 hours per week) Field Data Collection to work on our project supporting the City of LA’s sustainability initiative to reduce and recycle food waste.  We are seeking ten organized, enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals to join our implementation team and help City residents to keep food out of the landfill and promote a healthier, more sustainable Los Angeles. 
Project dates and schedule:
Project will run from May 6th – May 31st.  Shifts will be approximately 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Monday – Thursday.  Saturday, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Mandatory training will be held on May 2nd or 3rd.
$16 - $18 per hour depending on experience.
The data collection phase of this project will include performing a visual assessment of green-bin and black-bins at up to 150 homes per day.  You will also deliver informational materials to the residents of these homes.
• Engage residents and convey program information for food scraps collection pilot
• Deliver kitchen pails and “How-to Brochure” to each pilot home
• Conduct a survey with pre-selected resident and accurately record responses using a tablet. 


Job Requirements

Job Requirements
• Ability to walk for multiple hours and work outdoors in variable weather conditions as well as lift up to 50 pounds.
• Work independently and with a team exercise flexibility, good judgment and discretion.  Be an outgoing and positive communicator.
• Ability to provide your own transportation to work sites throughout Los Angeles.
Preferred but not required
• Outreach/canvassing experience
• Experience specific to waste reduction and recycling
• Fluency in English, bilingualism (English/Spanish), other languages spoken also desirable
Why you should work on this project
Help the City of Los Angeles become a greener city and inspire others to live sustainably.  Learn how City operation are conducted and build data collection and measurement skills working as part of an efficient team.  Meet and engage residents in an on-the-ground outreach effort to raise awareness, educate and build sense of local community.
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


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Diamond Bar, CA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/11/2019

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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