Conservation Field Supervisor

Jan 22 2024
Pono Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time, $20.00 / hour
Job Description


At Pono Pacific, we strive to nurture a culture of hard workers with positive attitudes and strong moral character who are team players, community-minded, and will hold coworkers to the same standard of expectations.  TheField Supervisor will act as a representative of Pono Pacific, act in the best interest of the company and its employees, and act in a fair, safe, effective, and legal manner.


The Field Supervisor will primarily focus on maintaining strong team morale and quality control,while leading safe field operations.  He/She must possess a high degree of leadership and organizational skills, as well as demontstrated proficiency in technical aspects of conservation field work. 



·       Coordinate field operations with frequent communication with Project Manager(s)

·       Daily check in with Project Manager

·       Oversee tasks of the field crew while working alongside them

·       Maintain company equipment and assets both in the field and at the base yard

·       Lead by example, exemplifying and enforcing all company policies and procedures for field operations

  • Other project-specific duties as necessary



·      Minimum 2 days a month to work out of the base yard office to coordinate project operations for the month with management and admin.

·      Participate in weekly operations meetings by providing current project status and identifying areas of need

·      Submit weekly data reports to Project Management at the end of the work week

·      Assist Project Managers with project deliverables as needed



·      Serve as a liaison between Crew and Upper Management including communicating relevant information (expectations, progress, schedule/policy violations, misconduct, etc), handling disputes, recommending congratulatory/disciplinary action

·     Directly supervises approximately 10 Field Workers (varies by project, but generally oversees 2-6 at a time)

·      Participates in the recruiting/interview efforts for the Conservation Crew

·      Empower colleagues and subordinates through technical expertise in areas including but not limited to:  safety, herbicide application, operating power tools/heavy machinery, fence construction techniques, accurate data collection and reporting, GPS/GIS systems, reading topographic maps/navigating via compass, etc.

  • Attend and participate in company meetings and trainings/professional development
  • Complete Quarterly Crew Performance Evaluations and submit to management
  • Identify areas of concern or development that the crew may need support in



  • Minimum:  $20 per hour (paid every other Friday through Altres)
  • Advancement opportunities available



  • Excellent interpersonal communication and time management
  • Ability to lead/motivate diverse personality types
  • Accountability while working under minimal supervision/direction and produce strong results
  • Entrepreneurial mindset that will look to build the position and company
  • Deep care for environmental conservation in Hawaiʻi
  • Able to travel for days at a time, sometimes in remote areas depending on the project


To apply, please email, [email protected], with your current cover letter and resume