Conservation Field Crew - Lana'i

Jan 22 2024
Pono Pacific |Lihue|Full Time, $17.00 / hour
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:
 
ꞏ Native habitat restoration and landscape maintenance
ꞏ Invasive species eradication
ꞏ Ungulate-proof/predator-proof fence construction
ꞏ Predator and ungulate control
ꞏ Trail construction & maintenance
 
We are currently seeking applicants for the Conservation Field Crew position on Lānaʻi. This position 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 Conservation Field Crew 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
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 Positive attitude and willingness to learn
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
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
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. Training will be provided
 
SCHEDULE
ꞏ 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
ꞏ Depends on experience/qualifications and project (minimum starting: $18 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