>Ecological Restoration Technician/Supervisor SE Wisconsin

Agency
Dare Ecosystem Management
Location
SE Wisconsin Delafield
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$15-$18
Start Date
03/29/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/28/2021
Website
http://www.dareecosystemmanagement.com/
Description
Title: Ecological restoration technician/supervisor Agency: Dare Ecosystem Management, LLC Location: SE WI Wage: based on experience Last Date to apply: March 28 2021 Contact: Staffing specialist E-mail: info@dareecosystemmanagement.com (Preferred). No phone calls. Ecological Restoration Technician/Supervisor Start Date:Mid March-late March Duration: permanent placement will occur after demonstration of work ethic, dependability, and job performance after 90 day probation period. Dare Ecosystem Management is seeking to fill a Ecological Restoration Technician/ Supervisor position for the start date of March-2021. This position will allow the individual to take on a leadership role on designated projects as they also play a role on the team as a technician as well. We envision that the selected individual would lead the work during the week on 1 or 2 days each week. The other days each week they will be on the crew as a technician. This will give the individual time to develop the skills to lead projects fulltime later in the year or 2022. Supervisor role. Working with experienced DEM staff, supervisor will lead and assist with management activities on the 3,000 plus acres of land and nature preserves they manage in Southeast WI. The majority of the work is ecosystem restoration and includes a strong emphasis on invasive species management, prescribed fire, herbicide application, native seeding ,and work with chainsaws and brush cutters. The 3000 plus acres of land DEM, manages provides opportunities to work with natural plant communities, identify threats to native ecosystems, and the effective tools and methods for management. The supervisor will be responsible for the daily management and supervision of the on the ground invasive species and ecological management that is conducted. The supervisor will manage a crew of Technicians and will directly report to the Principal Ecologist. A resume, cover letter, and three references (including a brief description of how you know the reference) must be sent to email address below. Dare Ecosystem Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer Email resume to: Staffing specialist at email below info@dareecosystemmanagement.com please post Supervisor position in email title
Qualifications
Applicants must have (Minimum): - A degree in a natural resource related field, or experience conducting ecological restoration that can be documented. - Be prepared for physically demanding work in a variety of weather conditions. Past experience conducting this type of work should be documented. - Have a valid driver’s license. -Basic knowledge of ecology - Proficient mechanical skills - Must know how to operate large trucks, trailers pumps, ATV’s. -Must be able to consistently and safely lift up to 50 pounds for extended periods of time -Must be able to work with a team and independently -Have experience working near heavy equipment - Willingness to travel and commitment to working in remote areas leading a crew -Must be a certified pesticide applicator for the state of WI. Or able to acquire before first day of work. - Ability to identify SE WI native plants - Ability to use hand tools and small machinery like brush cutters, chainsaws, mowers is a plus. Should be proficient with these tools. - Proficient in MS, Excel, word. Ability to take clean concise notes, use a tablet or smart phone, record keeping and enter data . -Experience supervising before. Outside work a plus. -Experience with report writing. Relaying details of a project to senior staff. - Ability and interest to manage people. - Ensure the project is done on time, and of high quality - Have excellent written and oral communication skills and problem solving skills. Applicants that have these skills are a plus (not required) (Preferred) - A degree in a natural resource related field, or experience conducting ecological restoration or a committed interest in conducting ecological restoration with some outdoor working experience. -Multiple years (at least 2) experience conducting ecological restoration or management -GIS, GPS, air photo interpretation, ground truthing experience -Degree in forestry, Wetland Ecology, Ecological restoration -Work experience in landscaping, forestry, carpentry or similar line of physically demanding work - Experience with Herbicide application and record keeping - Expertise in Small engine repair and upkeep. -Experience with spraying equipment, operation, and calibration - Experience conducting prescribed burns. - Experience using ASV or Bobcat. Dare Ecosystem Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer Email resume to: Staffing specialist at email below info@dareecosystemmanagement.com please post Supervisor position in email title
Contact Person
Jason Dare
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