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Apr 7 / BARD CEP

Wetland Delineator (Project Term)-NC / VA / WV

Organization: Natural Resource Group, LLC

Position Title: Wetland Delineator


Location: NC / VA / WV

Hours and Compensation:  Pay is commensurate with experience and includes overtime when applicable. A vehicle will be provided for each survey team. Per diem and/or expenses will be paid.

Application Deadline: Not listed.


 Job Introduction:

Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG) is seeking up to two lead and two assistant wetland delineators for a project in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. These temporary positions are anticipated to begin in May and continue through August 2014, and possibly beyond; survey crews are expected to work six, ten hour days per week.

Job Responsibilities

Duties include working in interdisciplinary teams, delineating wetlands, surveying waterbodies, identifying protected plant species, and conducting habitat assessments as well as data entry and possible survey report compilation. Field staff must have experience conducting wetland delineations in accordance with the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual, the Eastern Mountains and Piedmont Regional Supplement, and the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Regional Supplement, as well as working knowledge of GPS technology. Field staff must also be able to maintain a positive attitude while working long days outdoors in variable weather and terrain. Field staff are expected to comply with NRG and client safety requirements and conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner.

Required Qualifications

The role of a wetland delineator requires technical skills as well as strong organizational and communication skills. Qualifications of individuals to be considered will include:

  • BS/BA degree in natural science field of study;
  • Minimum wetland delineation experience of 1 field season for assistants or appropriate wetland delineation training or coursework; and 3 field seasons for leads using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineations Manual;
  • Familiarity with Army Corps of Engineers regional supplements for the Eastern Mountains and Piedmont Region and the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain Region;
  • Knowledge of the flora and experience identifying plants that occur in the project area;
  • Knowledge of hydric soil indicators and experience making difficult determinations in the project area;
  • Experience making routine and problematic wetland determinations;
  • 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 (sub-meter accuracy) 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; and
  • Drug testing will be required.

Natural Resource Group, LLC will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc.) to fill this position.



Pay is commensurate with experience and includes overtime when applicable. A vehicle will be provided for each survey team. Per diem and/or expenses will be paid.


Company Overview

Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a consulting firm focused solely on serving clients in the energy industry throughout North America. Founded in 1992, NRG has employees in ten office locations including Atlanta, Charlotte, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Portland, Providence, and Syracuse. NRG provides an array of services to clients in the oil and gas, electric transmission and generation, and renewables and climate change industries including feasibility and routing, public affairs, GIS and data management, operational compliance, permitting and field surveys, and environmental inspection. Natural Resource Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Preferred Method of Application

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