Position Description

Ecological Restoration Technician – Full Time

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in ecology or a related field
  • One year of ecological restoration field experience
  • Excellent native and invasive plant identification skills
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written
  • Experience in mixing and applying herbicides, ability to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator (Categories A & E) license within 30 days of hire
  • Clean driving record and ability to load and haul equipment and machinery

 
Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist the Installation and Maintenance Crew Leaders with ecological restoration projects including: site preparation, plant installation, and site maintenance
  • Ability to do heavy lifting and willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to operate landscaping tools and equipment, drive trucks and haul trailers
  • Effectively manage supplies and field equipment
  • Help keep tools and equipment in proper working order
  • Assist with nursery operations including transplanting and general organization

 
Other duties:

  • Interact with clients and represent the company in a professional manner
  • Help update client databases
  • Represent company at local tradeshows and professional forums
  • Work in the retail greenhouse
  • Assist with researching and writing content for newsletters
  • Assist with electronic marketing (website, Facebook and e-mail)

 

Position Compensation:

This is a full time position with 2 weeks paid vacation, year-end bonus potential, a health care stipend, and a flexible work schedule during the winter months. Salary – $28k to $36k.
 
Please send resume to job@naturalshore.com.