Wetland Delineators (TX and OK)

  • ERM
  • Texas, USA
  • Feb 16, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description


ERM  is currently hiring Wetland Delineators for projects in Texas and Oklahoma.  These temporary positions will begin in early March 2018.  The role of a wetland delineator requires technical skills, as well as, strong organizational and communication skills.  Field crews will work 6 days per week and must be able to maintain a positive attitude while working long hours outdoors in variable weather and terrain. Pay is commensurate with experience.  Per Diem and/or expenses and overtime are included. 


  • Delineating wetlands per the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual and the Great Plains and Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Regional Supplements.
  • Surveying waterbodies.
  • Conducting habitat assessments.
  • Data entry and GPS use.
  • Survey report compilation.
  • Permit application assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned or required. 


  • BS/BA degree in natural science field of study.
  • Minimum of one (1) field season of wetland delineation experience using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual or appropriate wetland delineation training or coursework.
  • Familiarity with Army Corps of Engineers regional supplements for the Great Plains and Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain.
  • Experience using TXRAM and iHGM Wetland Assessments.
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain.
  • Ability to work weekends and regularly over 40 hours per week.
  • Ability to work in the field for an extended period.
  • Working knowledge of sub-meter accuracy GPS technologies and map interpretation skills (e.g., NWI, USGS, aerial photography).
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-hire background check and drug test.

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