Junior Habitat Restoration Field Worker

  • Wood.
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Nov 19, 2018
Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Junior Restoration Field Worker to join our team in San Diego, CA. This position requires 1-2 years’ experience throughout Southern California in a variety of plant communities and ecosystems. 

The ideal candidate would have experience in on-the-ground project implementation with the following activities:

  • Weed control
  • Plant installation
  • Construction of temporary irrigation systems
  • Harvesting and planting “poles” for willow and other riparian species 

Additional important but not required skills would be in monitoring for success criteria, which would entail a good background in southern California botany. Additional desirable skills would be in container plant development, ability to participate with a field team, and at least elementary capacity to operate a GPS unit. 

Starting pay is $18-21/hour, depending on experience.

Skills / Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years’ related experience
  • Qualified Applicator License (QAL) or Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) for herbicide application
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and carry it for a distance of 100 feet
  • Ability to obtain access credentials to military installations (no disqualifying record)
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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