Conservation Field Crew Member (Oahu)

Apr 09 2019
Pono Pacific Land Management |Honolulu|Full Time, $13.00 / hour
Job Description

Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC was founded with a vision of helping Hawai‘i’s conservation agencies and landowners.  Since 2000, we have beenproviding specializedservices to a wide variety of clients in almost every ecosystem in Hawaiʻi, primarily including:

  • Native habitat restoration and landscape maintenance
  • Invasive species eradication
  • Ungulate-proof/predator-proof fence construction
  • Predator and ungulate control
  • Trail construction & maintenance


We are currently seeking applicants for the Conservation Field Crew Member position.  The Conservation Field Crew Member carries out general conservation field work under close supervision by a Crew Leader and/or Project Manager.  The ideal candidate will exhibit the values that steer our organization:  character, humility, ʻohana (family/community-mindedness), service, excellence, and nobility.  A Conservation Field Crew Member will act in the best interest of the company, act in the best interest of other employees, and act in a fair, safe, effective, and legal manner.



·         Valid driver's license and a clean driving record

·         Reliable vehicle or other reliable form of transportation

·         Ability to read, write, and understand (English) equipment and product labels for safety

·         Positive attitude and willingness to learn

·         Follow directions while working in small groups or independently

·         Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality

·         Maintain excellent communication, verbal and written (English)

·         Willing and able to perform physically challenging work in harsh conditions for 8-10 hours a day

·         Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds

·         Ability to pass a background check and/or gain military base access clearance

·         Ability to camp in remote areas for multiple days at a time and/or travel occasionally

*         Tree felling experience

*         Chainsaw training



·         Interest in preserving Hawaiʻi’s native plants, animals, and ecosystems

·         Familiarity with flora/fauna (both native and invasive) species identification

·         Familiarity operating power tools such as chainsaws, weed trimmers, etc.

·         State of Hawaiʻi Pesticide Applicator license

·         Experience operating/working with machinery (excavator, skid steer, etc.)

·         Helicopter (passenger) experience

·         Ability to travel inter-island for work



·         Full-time (30-40 hours per week, largely dependent upon weather and projects)



·         Depends on experience/qualifications and project (minimum starting: $13 per hour)


Although our work can be demanding, it is both very unique and very rewarding.  To apply, send yourcurrent cover letter and resume to [email protected] and [email protected]