Wetland Delineators (Mid Atlantic)

  • ERM
  • Maryland, USA
  • Apr 03, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description


ERM is currently hiring Lead and Assistant Wetland Delineators for projects in the Mid-Atlantic States (NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, D.C., VA, and WV).  These temporary positions will begin immediately and continue throughout the year. Survey crews are expected to work 6 days per week.  The role of a wetland delineator requires technical skills, as well as, strong organizational and communication skills.  


  • Delineating wetlands per the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual and the Northcentral and Northeast, Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, and Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Regional Supplements.
  • Surveying waterbodies.
  • Conducting habitat assessments.
  • Data entry and sub-meter accuracy GPS use.
  • Survey report compilation.
  • Permit application assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned or required. 


  • BS/BA degree in a natural science field of study (biology, ecology, etc.).
  • Minimum of 1 field season for Assistants and 3 field seasons for Leads 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 Northcentral and Northeast, Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, and Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain.
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on varied terrain.
  • Ability to work weekends and regularly over 40 hours per week.
  • Ability to work in the field for extended periods of time.
  • Working knowledge of 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.
  • Ability to pass a pre-hire background check and drug test.

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