Crew Leader - Herbicide Applicator

  • EarthBalance
  • Jun 06, 2019
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources

Job Description

We are looking for professionals who enjoy working outdoors and have a passion for restoring the natural environment. Our Crew Leaders implement habitat restoration projects, perform invasive vegetation removal, felling and chipping of trees using chainsaws and chippers, and identify native and exotic plants in both wetland and upland environments. 

Requirements:

  • Current Florida driver's license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to work for any employer in the United States
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to travel with prolonged overnight stays (lodging and per diem provided)

Work Duties:

The majority of the work will be conducted in forests, swamps, mangroves, and beaches.  Work will involve the use of 4x4 utility vehicles, swamp buggies, and airboats, the transport of machinery and boats, and the ability to carry heavy backpacks while traversing uneven terrain.

Skills Needed:

  • Knowledge of native and exotic plants
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus
  • Experience operating chainsaws, string mowers, pole saws, herbicide sprayers, and other handheld equipment
  • Ability to operate GPS units

Benefits:

EarthBalance is an employee-owned company that specializes in Environmental Restoration.  We offer competitive pay and benefits including Employee Stock Ownership Plan (a company-sponsored pension), paid holidays and vacation, health insurance, 401(k) plan and employer match, and more. 

Work Environment:

Most of the duties of this job are performed outside. You will be constantly moving through uneven terrain, wetlands, beaches, mangroves, and other types of natural environments.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

EarthBalance is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  To give equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at the Company based on each person's performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Business Services

Salary

$14/hr

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