Forestry Technician, Full-Time, Kentucky

Agency
Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Location
Shepherdsville, KY
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
12/17/2021
Website
https://copperheadconsulting.com/current-openings/
Description
Forestry/Habitat Restoration Technician Employment Status: Full-Time FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Location: Shepherdsville, KY # of Hires Needed: 1 Amount of Travel: Estimated between 75% - 80% during peak seasons How to Apply: Website About the Opportunity Copperhead Environmental Consulting is expanding our team and actively seeking a Forestry/Habitat Restoration Technician to join our family of professional consultants. We are seeking a candidate who is looking to develop a long-term career in the environmental consulting industry and is open to diversification across the company. Key Benefits: • Competitive salary • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance • 401k, including a company match • Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays Responsibilities • Work as part of a team conducting forest management activities • Work as part of a team using herbicide treatments targeting invasive species • Apply pesticides by direct injection, basal, and foliar methods • Use pesticides according to the manufacturer’s label • Conduct Timber Stand Improvements (TSI) using mechanical methods, to include limited chainsaw use for girdling and felling • Follow detailed instructions to complete required tasks • Maintain tools and equipment Required Qualifications: • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in forestry, wildlife management, or related science is preferred • Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems • Knowledge of forest and wildlife management techniques preferred • Ability to identify trees and plants by species is required • Must pass the state certified pesticide applicator in Kentucky license test in the first 90 days of employment • Must be able to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g., manual and powered sprayers, chainsaws, GPS units, all-terrain vehicles, and 4-wheel drive vehicles) • Must hold a valid driver’s license Equal Opportunity Employment Copperhead Environmental Consulting is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, or other statuses protected by law. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in forestry, wildlife management, or related science is preferred • Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems • Knowledge of forest and wildlife management techniques preferred • Ability to identify trees and plants by species is required • Must pass the state certified pesticide applicator in Kentucky license test in the first 90 days of employment • Must be able to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g., manual and powered sprayers, chainsaws, GPS units, all-terrain vehicles, and 4-wheel drive vehicles) • Must hold a valid driver’s license
Contact Person
Heather Ballinger
Contact eMail
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