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Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer

at Cardno ATC

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: REQ-2041
Keywords: labor

Job Description

Join Cardno’s Restoration Services team to play an integral role in implementing project work in the ecological restoration management field.

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.


Why join Cardno?

Be part of a global company where the work you do today will make a difference for generations to come.

At Cardno our people have a shared purpose to make a difference in the world – whether it’s delivering a sustainable infrastructure project in their local community or improving health outcomes on the other side of the world. Doing good work that benefits others is our greatest motivator.

When you join Cardno, you’ll be part of a diverse global team of talented technical experts and professionals. Working in collaborative and connected environments, your development will be mapped and supported to help you reach your career goals. 

Balancing work, life and wellbeing is also important to us and we provide a number of initiatives and opportunities to help you achieve a happy working life at Cardno.

Our work is diverse and interesting and you’ll have the best people on your side to lend a hand. Because at Cardno it’s never about a single person or job – it’s about a shared vision that guides our results, and shapes how we deliver them.

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Part time

REQ-2041