Summer Field Technician

Landbridge Ecological
Saint Paul
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ABOUT US We are an ecological design, installation and land management firm. OUR MISSION We help people explore their lands’ true potential by providing solutions to healthy landscapes. LANDBRIDGE ECOLOGICAL (LANDBRIDGE) is a collaborative, team-oriented work environment that emphasizes inclusion of diverse ideas, solutions and perspectives. LANDBRIDGE marries high design and native landscapes; providing science and forethought into restoration, management, and landscaping. While working on the smallest raingarden to an expansive habitat project, there are many opportunities to contribute and collaborate in a young company and rewarding field. SUMMER FIELD TECHNICIAN TEMPORARY FULL-TIME POSITION Summer Field Technicians implement a wide variety of ecological restoration projects in several diverse plant communities. Example projects include public/residential/commercial landscapes with a range from small to large scale native installation (planting, seeding, erosion control, etc.) and land management (invasive species, prescribed fire, woodland editing, etc.). Some projects do entail conventional landscaping and urban interface aspects. Projects are located primarily in the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest. Perfect for students or those seeking a summer job; position lasts from May-August.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS ▪ Passionate about the outdoors and having a positive impact on the world ▪ Ability to work with power and hand tools, conducting physical labor for hours on end ▪ Demonstrate strong communication skills with ability to work independently and as part of a team ▪ Regularly lift objects of 50 lbs or more ▪ Ability to learn or interest in identifying plants GENERAL EXPECTATIONS ▪ Work weeks will be 40-50 hours a week depending on seasonal workload and weather conditions. The position will be expected to perform physical labor on a daily basis ▪ Starting wages vary based on experience $15/hr+ ▪ Weekend work can occur. LANDBRIDGE requires flexibility with scheduling due to workload needs to external factors (i.e.: weather) ▪ Work is conducted in all sorts of extreme weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, cold) and terrain ▪ Employees are expected to present themselves in a professional manner at all times ▪ Workdays will begin and end at LANDBRIDGE central headquarters in Saint Paul, MN ▪ Occasional overnight or weekend requirements are necessary for certain projects ▪ This is a paid position and employees may be eligible for benefits such as prevailing wage ▪ Long-term employment opportunities available
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