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Seasonal Restoration Technician (Ecological Restoration)

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Seasonal Restoration Technician (Ecological Restoration)
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)


RES is looking to find a Seasonal Restoration Technician for our restoration teams across the state. Travel is required throughout the State/Region based on project location. Overnight travel is expected.


The job will consist of 100% fieldwork ranging from invasive brush cutting, tree felling, equipment operation, planting, seeding, and maintenance of natural areas through herbicide application and equipment operations.

What your day-to-day might look like?


    • Execute invasive brush clearing, tree felling, planting, seeding, erosion, and sediment controls

    • Maintenance of natural areas through herbicide application and equipment operation

    • Perform restoration activities, including identifying and protecting native species, identifying, and controlling invasive species, and site clearing

    • Loading plant materials at nurseries and other suppliers

    • Learning to do plant counts, design, and layout

    • Assist with projects related to:

      • Stream restoration

      • Stormwater

      • Restoration planting

      • Invasive plant removal/management

      • Landscape construction

      • Plant identification

      • Pruning and plant care


Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of your duties.

Required Qualifications:

High School degree or equivalent
Ability to think quickly and adapt required
Team player- able to operate and adapt within a team

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working on natural resource or water resource infrastructure projects
Prior experience performing native seed and plant installation, including erosion control measures
Excellent native plant ID, including winter woody plant identification
Prior experience spraying herbicide and the ability to study for and pass a test to become a licensed PA/WV Pesticide Applicator
Experience with repair and maintenance of small engines and equipment is a strong plus
Prior experience driving large pick-up trucks and hauling trailers preferred
1 or more years working in field operations or civil construction
Valid Drivers License
Ability to obtain and maintain a FedMed Certificate and drive truck and trailer
Ability to obtain and maintain a pesticide/herbicide license based on state of work

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

RES is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
17.00 - 20.00
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Jordan, Minnesota United States
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