Conservation Field Technician

Sep 16 2021
Pono Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time, $13.00 - $57.00 / hour
Category: Environmental
Job Description

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 been providing specialized services 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 Field Technician I position on Oʻahu. A Field Technician I

will carry out general conservation field work under close supervision by a Field Supervisor and/or

Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule similar to an “on-call” availability.

An ideal candidate will also exhibit the values that steer our organization: character, humility, ʻohana

(family/community-mindedness), service, excellence, and nobility. A Field Technician I 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.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

· 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 over rough terrain

· 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

· Possess a device that can regularly send and receive phone calls, text messages, and emails

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Tree felling experience

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

· Familiarity with 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

 

SCHEDULE

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

position requires a flexible schedule. Needs the ability to work 1-2+ weeks at a time, and be

down from work for similar times.

 

COMPENSATION

· 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,

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

Job Types: Part-time

Salary: $13.00 /hour