Land Steward, Corvallis, Oregon

Greenbelt Land Trust
Corvallis, Oregon
Job Category
Full time Positions
$23-$25 / hr.
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for operating and maintaining equipment, controlling weeds, coordinating with contractors, maintaining infrastructure and all the odd jobs involved in managing a natural area year-round. WHO WE ARE Greenbelt Land Trust is a non-profit organization located in the Willamette Valley (headquarters in Corvallis, Oregon) focused on land protection, habitat management, and connecting people to the outdoors. We manage over 4,000 beautiful acres of prairie, oak, and forest habitat. We envision a thriving, healthy environment for all. In keeping with Greenbelt’s organizational values, candidates should share a commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment. Visit our website JOB DUTIES • Maintains wildlife habitat by operating a tractor, skid steer, ATV, mower, chainsaw, and herbicide applicator. • Drives trucks/trailers and delivers equipment to job site. Training for CDL included if not already in place. • Treats invasive weeds with herbicides using backpack, tow-behind boom, and RTV mounted sprayers. • Maintains property infrastructure (buildings, hiking trails, roads, gates, fences, etc.). • Occasionally helps with volunteer events, public tours, neighbor relations, wildlife surveys, etc. • Tracks work and activities electronically in an online mapping database.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to safely operate and maintain tractor, skid steer, ATV, and other farm related equipment. • Prior training and knowledge on safe application of herbicides preferred. • Ability to lift 50-pounds, have a strong work ethic and proven team-focused attitude. • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to get CDL within 90 days of employment. • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. WORKING CONDITIONS • Often works alone and outdoors in variable weather. All work sites within 60 minutes of Corvallis. • Will be required to start work at 6AM during the fire season. Summer work is four x 10-hour days/week.
Contact Person
Matt Blakeley-Smith
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