Ecological Field Crew Member: Scenery Hill, PA

Agency
Resource Environmental Solutions
Location
Scenery Hill, PA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
07/04/2021
Website
https://careers-res.icims.com/jobs/1967/field-crew-member/job
Description
RES is looking for applicants with prior experience in the ecological restoration field. The job will consist of 100% field work ranging from invasive brush cutting, tree felling, equipment operation, planting, seeding, and maintenance of natural areas through herbicide application and equipment operations. Work is seasonally steady and often will require over 50 hours per week. Some weekend work required during peak periods. Ability to travel up to 75% within the region. Significant travel may be required for some projects. The region includes Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. Travel with overnight stays of 2-6 night periods will be required for job sites. Responsibilities Execute invasive brush clearing, tree felling, planting, seeding, erosion and sediment controls Maintenance of natural areas through herbicide application and equipment operation Perform restoration activities, including identifying and protecting native species, identifying and controlling invasive species and site clearing Loading plant materials at nurseries and other suppliers Learning to do plant counts, design and layout Assist with projects within Region 3 related to: Stream restoration Stormwater Restoration planting Invasive plant removal/management Landscape construction Plant identification Pruning and plant care
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: High School degree or equivalent 1 or more years working in field operations or civil construction Work is seasonally steady and often will require over 50 hours per week. Some weekend work required during peak periods. Travel with overnight stays of 1-6 night periods will be required for some job sites. Ability to think quickly and adapt required Team player- able to operate and adapt within a team Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree - background pertaining to Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Horticulture, or a related field Experience working on natural resource or water resource infrastructure projects Prior experience performing native seed and plant installation, including erosion control measures Excellent native plant ID, including winter woody plant identification Prior experience spraying herbicide and the ability to study for and pass a test to become a licensed PA/WV Pesticide Applicator Experience with repair and maintenance of small engines and equipment is a strong plus Prior experience driving large pick-up trucks and hauling trailers preferred
Contact Person
Jessica Goodwin
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.