Conservation Field Worker- Lānaʻi

Jan 30 2023
Pono Pacific |Lanai City|Full Time, $16.00 / hour
Category: Environmental
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: 

ꞏNative habitat restoration and landscape maintenance 

ꞏInvasive species eradication 

ꞏUngulate-proof/predator-proof fence construction 

ꞏPredator and ungulate control 

ꞏTrail construction & maintenance  

We are currently seeking applicants for the Field Technician position on Lānaʻi. A Part Time Field  Technician carries 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 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.  



ꞏ Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 

ꞏ Valid driver's license and a clean driving record 

ꞏ Reliable vehicle or other reliable form of transportation 

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

ꞏ Follow directions while working in small groups or independently 

ꞏ Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality 

ꞏ Maintain excellent communication, verbal and written (English) 

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

ꞏ Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds 

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

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




ꞏ Tree felling experience 

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

ꞏ Familiarity with both native and invasive species identification 

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

ꞏ State of Hawaiʻi Pesticide Applicator license 

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

ꞏ Helicopter (passenger) experience  




ꞏPart 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. 



ꞏDepends on experience/qualifications and project (minimum starting: $16 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.


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