Field Manager/Foreman - Forest/Farm & Field/Stream Restoration

ArcheWild

Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Up to $22.50/hour
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

About the Company 

ArcheWild is a rapidly growing professional ecological restoration firm with clients in PA, NJ, MD, OH, NY, DE, WV. We participate in the design and implementation of stream/river, forest, and meadow restoration plus the reimagining of large privately-owned farms. ArcheWild also operates ArcheWild Native Nurseries, the 2nd largest private genotyped native plant nursery on the East Coast. 

About You 

We are looking for flexible, experienced Field Managers who are passionate about working collaboratively on restoration work in the field. Applicants with substantial experience with large-scale planting, invasive management, trail building, and performing ecological assessments will be prioritized. 

About the Position 

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Manage work team to perform restoration work in the field, including large-scale restoration planting, invasive control, operating forestry and farm machinery, and biological surveys.
  • Support the Project Manager in developing and implementing project plans. 
  • Use and develop best practices in planting technique, invasive management, and efficient equipment usage. 
  • Maintain active licenses and certifications.

Behavorial Expectations

  • Actively collaborate with all Project Team members and all ArcheWild staff members to maintain active and open intradepartmental communication and planning. 
  • Create and maintain positive business relationships with all colleagues, customers, vendors, partners, and the community. 
  • Contribute to, and actively seek opportunities for research and development of industry-leading practices. 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • BA or BS in Environmental Sciences, or related field, and previous project management experience,

OR 

  • Minimum of 4 years of in-field restoration experience 
  • Current Pesticide Applicator License, or is willing to acquire a license immediately

Terms of Employment 

  • Full time, year-round
  • $35,000 - $42,500 annually, commensurate with education and experience
  • Eligible for benefits
HOW TO APPLY

Send your resume and cover letter to Alex at alex.morrison@archewild.com and Rae at rachel.serfilippi@archewild.com. Please include: 

  • A description of your most challenging field experience, AND
  • Your favorite ecoregion or plant community and why, AND 
  • Your availability for a phone screen and follow-up interview during normal business hours. 
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