Community Relations Assistant Bilingual

Tetra Tech

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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 seeking a bilingual (Spanish speaking) community relations specialist with 1-2 years experience to provide community relations support on the New Jersey Zinc/Mobile Chemical Corporation Superfund Site located in DePue, Bureau County, Illinois. This is a part-time position for an individual with strong community outreach background providing community relations support in the areas of soil sample collection and removal/remedial action.  Candidates must live within commuting distance of this location. Applicants outside this area will not be considered. NO relocation is being offered.

Work will include supporting the soil sample collection and removal/remedial action activities for the project by staffing the community relations field office (location TBD) approximately 4 - 5 hours per day, M-F and conducting the following activities:

  • Assist in obtaining property access agreements and tracking access agreements
  • Meeting with and answering questions raised by the public about the project
  • Attend public meetings, prepare meeting summaries and tracking action items
  • Coordinate public meetings, including setting up meeting space, preparing agendas, public notices, sending reminders and preparing presentation materials
  • Assist in preparation of fact sheets and newsletters
  • Maintain and organize information repository of technical documents


Qualified candidates with have 1 to 2 years of experience working with the public and community outreach experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience with Microsoft software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be self-motivated with a can-do attitude, able to multi-task, and works well in team environment. 1 to 2 years experience working with the public. 


Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish. Must also be highly motivated with a can-do attitude, and work well in a team environment as well as on their own. Must be able to multi-task. Proficiency with Microsoft Products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint also required. Must work well with the public and various groups. Must be able to attend night meetings when required.  High school degree with some college preferred.


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



Primary Location

United States-IL-US-Chicago


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Job Posting

Feb 5, 2018, 3:33:24 PM

Job Closing Date

Ongoing US - IL - DePue

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