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Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer

May 23, 2018

Cardnp

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking a Restoration Field Technician in our Chicago, IL offices, to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of labor crews. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also require overnight travel

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

> Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager
> Implementing landscape construction projects at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager
> Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects
> Landscape maintenance activities such as mulching fence installation, hardscape repair, and debris removal
> Technicians will be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations
> Adhering to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm
> Operating a Global Positioning System - no previous experience required, but any experience a plus

Minimum Requirements:

> Experience working on ecological restoration, landscape construction or general construction projects
> Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide
> Applicator's License
> Valid Driver's License
> Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card

Desired Qualifications:

> Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry)- or equivalent experience
> Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers
> Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of worn
> Experience with herbicide handling and application
> Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques
> Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

Operations Manager – Ecological Restoration

May 22, 2018

Cardno

The Restoration Services Division of Cardno is seeking an Operations Manager based in our Grand Haven and Brighton, Michigan offices.

Cardno's Restoration Services Division provides a broad suite of services in natural resource management, water resource management and permitting/compliance. Our team provides ecological restoration, invasive species control, revegetation, erosion control, wetland construction, maintenance and other land management practices.

The successful candidate will be a motivated leader that is able to balance and complete multiple complex tasks such as crew scheduling, resource procurement, risk/ safety management, and quality control.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Stewardship and Outreach Specialist

May 16, 2018

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy is looking to hire a Stewardship and Outreach Specialist. The position requires a degree in natural resources management or related field and experience in land stewardship, public engagement and conservancy-related activities. This is a full-time, exempt position. Full job posting at www.smlcland.org.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to:
Jill A. Lewis, Executive Director, Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy, jlewis@smlcland.org. Position is open until filled, however all applications received by June 1, 2018 (extended date) will be reviewed. No unsolicited phone calls please. SMLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Fall Bird Research & Education Traineeships

May 10, 2018

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth, MN is well known for the fall bird migration. It’s one of the best places in North America to observe large numbers of birds of great diversity migrating each fall. The Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory (HRBO) is the non-profit organization that manages and conducts bird research and education at the nature reserve. The mission of HRBO is to protect birds of prey and other migratory birds in the western Lake Superior region through research, education, and stewardship.

Fall Bird Research & Education Traineeships

May 10, 2018

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth, MN is well known for the fall bird migration. It’s one of the best places in North America to observe large numbers of birds of great diversity migrating each fall. The Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory (HRBO) is the non-profit organization that manages and conducts bird research and education at the nature reserve. The mission of HRBO is to protect birds of prey and other migratory birds in the western Lake Superior region through research, education, and stewardship.

Trail Specialist - Northeast

Apr 30, 2018

The Trustees

The Trustees maintains over 350 miles of trails and has a reputation for hard work and high standards. Focusing primarily on sustainable trail construction and maintenance projects, the Trail Specialist works as part of a statewide team to protect, restore, and enhance our trail resources and systems, the environment, and visitor experience through high quality trail work.

MCCC Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Crew Member/Leader

Apr 20, 2018

Michigan DNR, Parks and Recreation Division

Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Crew
DUTIES:
• Survey of forests in at-risk Michigan State Parks for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
• Apply pesticides for control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
• Ensure accurate and timely completion and submission of treatment, survey, GIS and other records
• Perform regular equipment cleaning and maintenance
• Work may include traversing difficult terrain in adverse weather conditions
• Overnight travel (paid) will be required. Overnight travel may be for periods of up to 4 days

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Thursday, 10-hour days. Job includes frequent overnight travel and has some weekend work

Field Service Supervisor

Mar 5, 2018

Heartland Restoration Services, Inc

Job Title: Field Service Supervisor/Restoration Ecologist
Job Category: Full-Time Permanent
Company: Heartland Restoration Services, Inc.
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Application Deadline: Open until position filled

Seasonal Stewardship Technician

Jan 30, 2018

Lake County Parks and Recreation

Maintaining and preserving natural areas, including controlling exotic invasive species. Maintains tools and equipment, helps monitor wildlife, conducts preserve maintenance, learns how to identify native and non-native species and assists in preparing sites for prescribed burns. May work invariable weather conditions, at remote locations for long periods of time in isolated settings, on difficult and hazardous terrain and wetlands and under physically demanding circumstances.

Conservation Worker II

Jun 7, 2017

City of Ann Arbor, Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II
Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas