Job ID: 32567
2,600 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
This is a seasonal ecological Restoration Technician position, working with our Ecosystem Restoration group out of Stantec’s Naperville, Illinois office. Responsibilities for this position include:
Carrying out tasks related to prairie, wetland, and other natural community restoration and management. 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
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
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
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen will be required.