Restoration Crew Leader

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

This is a seasonal ecological Restoration Technician position, working with our Ecosystem Restoration group out of Stantec's Naperville, Illinois office. Carrying out tasks related to prairie, wetland, and other natural community restoration and management.

Your Key Responsibilities

Specific job tasks include application of various herbicides, mowing, installation of native seeds and plants, prescribed burning, and brush/tree removal. Equipment operations may include chainsaws, backpack herbicide sprayers, and ATV. Assist project managers, staff scientists and senior scientists with the collection of field and written/tabular data for various types of tasks.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Valid state driver's license is required.
  • Ability to walk 2-4 miles per day in rough terrain and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid IL Pesticide Operators license, or ability to obtain within one month.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen will be required.

Education and Experience

Undergraduate or Associates Degree in an environmental discipline.

Previous prescribed burn experience with S130 & S190 NWCG training courses, or ability to obtain within 3 months.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's' talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Environmental Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lombard

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1900002V


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