Field Technician Position

Position Announcement: Restoration Installation Field Technician

Natural Shore Technologies (Independence, MN) is a well established ecological restoration company serving the Twin Cities area. Our mission is to provide high quality restoration at a reasonable cost and passionately support environmentally sound land management.  We design, install and maintain shorelines, prairies, rain gardens and other natural landscapes for public agencies, and commercial and residential clients.  We have a nursery operation that provides Minnesota native plants to a wide range of commercial and retail clients.


Primary responsibilities:


  • Assist the Installation 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.
  • Clean driving record and ability to load and haul equipment and machinery
  • Assist with nursery operations including transplanting and general organization.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Good native and invasive plant identification skills
  • Experience in mixing and applying herbicides, ability to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator (Categories A & J) license within 30 days of hire.


We are looking for a motivated and dependable person with a passion for ecological restoration. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in ecological restoration, plant identification, and maintenance activities.


Pay Scale:  $17.00 – $20.00/hour


Hours:  40-50 hrs/week from April-October, with the potential for long term employment.


Please send resume to          

Submittal Deadline: April 15, 2022