Conservation Field Technician I

Sep 03 2021
Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC |Honolulu|Full Time, $13.00 - $57.00 / hour
Category: Environmental
Job Description

Conservation Field Technician I


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.



·       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


·       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

·       Fully Vaccinated






·         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.



·         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