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Ecological Restoration Technician

Ecological Restoration Technician


  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment, on job sites, during travel, and within the shop through control and proper use/maintenance of physical material inventories, machines, equipment, tools, and PPE.
  • Implement and follow ENCAP Safety Manual policies and procedures including weekly toolbox talks, enforcement of PPE use and maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of professional conduct and a positive attitude while supervising staff, and while interacting with the public and ENCAP clients.
  • Be familiar with and practice safe and proper operation of small power equipment, such as weed eaters, chainsaws, cut saws, compactors, backpack blowers, etc.
  • Native restoration services including herbicide application (with license), cutting/mowing, hand weeding, native seed installation, native plug installation, native tree and shrub installation, installation of erosion control blanket and other erosion control practices and prescribed burns.



  • High School graduate or GED.
  • Must be able to perform manual labor, operate small tools such as chainsaws, weed eaters, and back pack blowers, etc.
  • Must be able to work alone or on a team.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 Lbs. and navigate rugged and uneven terrain on foot.
  • Must be able to follow oral and/or written instructions, work outdoors in variable and rugged conditions, and establish effective working relationships with other employees, officials and the general public.
  • Must possess or be able to possess within 3 months of employment an Illinois Pesticide Operator License.
  • Plant identification skills are desirable.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : ""

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