Wetland Delineator

Your Opportunity 2,500 Environmental Services staff covering 20 technical specialties, we know what to look for and we know how to get the job done-the right way. A national team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions to often complex environmental issues. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties Our Richmond, VA office is seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic Wetland Delineator with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team and:

  • Conduct wetland delineations and assessments
  • Map and assess vegetation communities and habitat quality
  • Conduct listed species surveys
  • Monitor and write reports for wetland mitigation projects
  • Perform environmental assessments, permitting, and compliance for a wide variety of projects and clients
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary environmental planning and assessments
  • Write proposals and technical reports


Your Capabilities and Credentials The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an environmental discipline and demonstrated experience with plant, soil, and wetland identification and characterization in the region. Two to 5 years of field experience (preferred) delineating wetlands according to US Army Corps of Engineers Manual and the appropriate Regional Supplements. Must have a professional and academic background in ecology, environmental science, wetlands, botany, or soil science. Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office. Experience with Trimble GPS units a plus. Project management experience is preferred.

The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively and function as part of a team. An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation, and the outdoors is essential. The ability to solve problems using critical thinking and practical problem solving, complete field work with consideration to their own and the team's safety, and a good sense of direction is important. A sense of humor and positive attitude in all working conditions is key.

Some travel, including overnight travel, is expected for this position. Selected candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screening.


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