Field Supervisor Ecological Restoration

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Wed, 07 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Field Supervisor – Ecological Restoration Job Description: Cardno is seeking a Field Supervisor – Ecological Restoration to implement project work in the ecological restoration management fields. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the position includes the direct supervision/ coordination of field crews, implementing a high quality product, interpreting construction plans/ specifications, assists in administering Cardno’s Health and Safety culture, track project budgets, and ensuring equipment maintenance. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision. 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 regional Operations Manager and/or Project Managers > Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects > Supervisors may 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 Basic qualifications: > Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry)- or equivalent experience > Supervisors will be required to obtain commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License > Valid Driver’s License > Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card > 2+ years leading field crews related to ecological restoration > Experience operating truck/ trailer combinations (+20,000 lb GVWR) > Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers > Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of town > Experience with herbicide handling and application > Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques > Must be authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship Desired Qualifications: > Experience with technical report writing > Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus > Operating a Global Positioning System