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Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
7395690
Company Name
CARDNO ENTRIX Inc.
Physical Address
NOT AVAILBLE, Not Availble
Monee, IL 60449
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cardno is seeking an Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of field crews. A typical work day consists of 8 10 hours of in the field physical labor although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. This position will require overnight travel.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager
Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects
Accurate documentation of daily field activities and organization of materials
Compliance with all company and client safety requirements
Adherence to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of the company
Basic Qualifications:
Associate s or Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry) in progress or equivalent experience
Ability to traverse wet and/or rugged terrain in diverse, sometimes inclement, weather conditions while carrying up to 50 lbs.
Experience in native and invasive species plant identification
Experience operating basic hand tools and smaller equipment such as backpack sprayers, augers, chainsaws, and/or brushcutters
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
Availability and willingness to travel overnight for multiple days per week, occasionally more than a week, and adaptable to schedule changes upon short notice
Must be able to work in an environment where safety is at the forefront of all operations
Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s Certifications in Categories A, F, and J
Valid Driver’s License with the ability to drive a company vehicle and an acceptable motor vehicle record
Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship
Desired Qualifications:
Experience operating large equipment such as ATVs/UTVs, tractors, chippers, and/or skid steers
Experience with herbicide handling, application, and application equipment
Knowledge and/or experience in ecological restoration techniques
Experience in map reading, GIS, and/or operating a GPS
Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card
Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT FOR US BASED APPLICANTS
CARDNO HAS A LONG STANDING POLICY OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EMPLOYMENT. OUR PRACTICE IS TO FILL POSITIONS BY SELECTING APPLICANTS WHO CAN PERFORM THE WORK IN A COMPETENT AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, SEX, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY OR VETERAN STATUS. AT ANY TIME, IF YOU NEED AN ACCOMMODATION DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES.
CARDNO DOES NOT ACCEPT UNSOLICITED RESUMES FROM ANY 3RD PARTY AGENCIES. NO FEE WILL BE PAID TO 3RD PARTIES WHO SUBMIT UNSOLICITED RESUMES TO ANY CARDNO EMPLOYEE. RESUMES FROM APPROVED VENDORS MUST BE SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED BY CARDNO AND APPROVED BY THE CARDNO TALENT ACQUISITION TEAM.

Employer’s Job# REQ-2038-Monee
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