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YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
- Removes exotic species and monitors treatments areas using GPS technology.
- Maintains and operates tools, equipment, and vehicles with training in a safe manner while taking appropriate care of equipment (e.g. lawn mower, tractor, two-way radio, fire management equipment, ATV, UTV etc.).
- Maintains facilities and grounds.
- Identify and map invasive species.
- Assists with forest, woodland, prairie and savanna stewardship practices and management.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
- May interact with visitors, volunteers, and landowners.
- Work independently and under minimal supervision at times.
- May work in variable weather conditions for long periods of time, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.
- Requires considerable physical exertion and/or muscular strain.
- High school diploma or GED and 6 months of related experience.
- Experience maintaining and operating various types of equipment and vehicles in a safe and efficient manner. Equipment includes lawn mower, UTV, ATV, two-way radio, tractors, trailers, brush hog, or similar equipment.
- Must be able to obtain related licenses or certifications as required. (e.g. First Aid, CPR, herbicide or pesticide application).
- Valid drivers license.
- Must be 18 years of age.
- Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
- Ability to follow instructions from colleagues/coworkers/team members.
- Ability to obtain a driver’s license, and maintain a good driving record.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Knowledge of native plants and animals a plus.
- Knowledge of invasive species and treatment options desirable.
- Ability to serve in remote areas at times with limited communications.
- Ability to navigate and read maps.
- Willingness to complete RXCM or FFT2 wildland firefighting training under NWCG.
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HOW TO APPLY
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.