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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