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Your Opportunity This is a full time ecological Restoration Specialist 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 Primary duties include controlling invasive plant species and installation of native plant species. 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, ATV, tractor and/or skidsteer with various attachments. 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
- Basic familiarity with Midwestern flora and plant communities
- Ability to walk 2-4 miles per day in rough terrain and lift up to 50 lbs
- S130 & S190 NWCG fire behavior training, or ability to obtain within three months Valid Class A commercial driver's license, or ability to obtain within six months
- Successful completion of a drug and alcohol screen required.
Valid IL Pesticide Operators license, or ability to obtain within one month
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.
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