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RESTORATION TECHNICIANS AND INTERNS

Deadline:
Employer:
Eco-Tech Consultants, Inc
Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Kentucky
Location Detail:
Louisville
Job Description:

Several positions in our Louisville office will be available, including permanent/fulltime and seasonal/part‐ time durations. Responsibilities of the Restoration Technician will be to implement field restoration practices related to: reforestation of disturbed lands, installation of native grassland and savannah habitats, invasive/exotic species control, timber stand improvement, targeted wildlife habitat restoration, fire science, pest infestation treatments (HWA/EAB), and other related disciplines. 
    
   This position will require an understanding and the willingness to learn of the safe and proper use of restoration equipment, vegetation chemical/physical control treatments, and agriculture‐type equipment and implements. Pesticide applicators licenses are encouraged but not necessary. The successful applicant will be expected to follow direction from team leaders and other professional staff, operate habitat restoration equipment and implements, maintain professional appearance and demeanor, conduct themselves safely in the presence of heavy equipment and hand tools, show initiative to learn, and conduct inspections and regular maintenance on a variety of company‐owned mechanical equipment. Opportunities will exist to assist other professionals within our office on several biological, restoration, and engineering field study needs across the eastern U.S. 

Qualifications:

 Minimum requirements: 
   o Bachelors or Associates degree (or actively working towards) in ecology, forestry, agriculture, natural resources, environmental science, or similar disciplines. 
   o Strong communication and team cooperation abilities. 
   o Must be able to successfully obtain state pesticide applicator’s licenses in multiple practice areas, if not current or held previously. 
   o Physical ability to perform duties in the field under strenuous and adverse conditions. 
   o Applicant must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to pass drug and/or alcohol tests as needed. 

Miscellaneous:

  Eco‐Tech Consultants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. 
 

Salary:
The expected salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities. Seasonal interns can expect competitive hourly pay with paid overtime.
Benefits:

   Full‐time employees are eligible for benefits package consisting of personal time off, paid holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, long‐term/short‐term disability, life insurance, retirement program with employer match, paid/comp overtime, and annual profit sharing. 

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Send a cover letter and resume/CV including a minimum of three employment references (name and contact info) to the Eco‐Tech contact below. Please indicate the position(s) for which you would like to be considered. Email submittal is preferred.

Pamela Carter 
   pcarter@ecotechinc.com