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Landscape Restoration Technician with Shelterbelt Builders Inc. in Bay Area, California

Type of position Full-time
Employer Shelterbelt Builders Inc.
Description of Employer Shelterbelt Builders Inc. is a California Landscape Contractor and Pest Control Business specializing in the improvement of natural landscapes. From Mt. Tamalpais to the salt marshes of San Francisco Bay, we have two decades of experience serving private landowners and land management agencies throughout nine Bay Area counties. Our services primarily focus on native plan installations, weed control, and wildfire fuels reduction. We offer a challenging outdoor work experience in some of the Bay Area’s most scenic locations.
Location Bay Area, Califoria
Salary $17.00 hour
Benefits Paid Time-off
Retirement/401(k)
Medical benefits
Gear stipends
Closing date of competition ongoing
Date position available April 25, 2017
Description of duties Restoration Technicians generally work together as a crew doing hands-on, physically demanding landscape work in parks, wildlands, and wetlands.  Daily tasks include: native plat and weed identification, weed removal, mowing and chainsaw work, herbicide application, irrigation, and plant installation.
Qualifications sought Physical Requirement

  • Above average stamina and sound physical condition
  • Ability to maneuver on rough terrain and slopes while operating tools
  • Ability to hike with at 45 pound backpack for an extended period of time
  • Ability to bend frequently or work on knees for an extended period of time.
  • Tolerance for variable weather conditions and occasional poison oak exposure

Minimum Qualifications

  • General outdoor and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of common Bay Area weeds and native plants
  • Experience with hand and power tools (drills, chainsaws, brush-cutters, ect.).
  • Experience in park maintenance, landscaping or other construction trades.
  • CA driver license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coursework or degree relevant to biology, horticulture, or plant taxonomy
  • Work experience in Habitat restoration, park landscape maintenance, wildfire prevention, trail maintenance, or other work involving daily physical labor relevant to resource managment.
  • Knowledge of small-engine maintenance and general shop repair work.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • First Aid or Wilderness First Aid certification
  • Possession of a valid Qualified Applicator Certificate from CA DPR.
Contact for additional information For company information see our website www.shelterbeltbuilders.com
Application procedure
Submit what resume, cover letter and references
Submit to Email to desiree@shelterbeltbuilders.com
Additional Information Shelterbelt Builders Inc. is a licensed California Landscape Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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