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Senior Consultant, Lead Wetland Delineator (Field Based) (Mid-Level)

Saint Louis, Missouri, US
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
ERM is hiring Lead Wetland Delineators for projects located in the Midwest. The role of a wetland delineator requires technical skills, as well as strong organizational and communication skills. Field crews will conduct fieldwork in a safe manner in alignment with ERM and the client's safety expectations. This is a full-time (60 hours/week), limited-term role with a duration of 10-12 weeks.


* Delineating wetlands per the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual and applicable Regional Supplements.

* Documenting OHWM and geophysical characteristics of waterbodies.

* Conducting habitat assessments.

* Data entry, data review, and GPS use.

* Survey report compilation.

* Permit application assistance, as requested.

* Other duties as assigned or required.


* BS/BA degree in natural science field of study required. Or the equivalency of 8+ years related experience in lieu of education.

* Minimum of four (4) field seasons of lead wetland delineation experience using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual and Regional Supplement(s) and appropriate wetland delineation training or coursework.

* Familiarity with Army Corps of Engineers Regional Supplements for the Arid West and Great Plains.

* Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain.

* Ability to work weekends and regularly over 60 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.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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