Ecological Restoration Technician

Semper Fi Land Services

Yorkville, Illinois

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 19.00/hr
Deadline Oct 15, 2023
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Entry Level positions available. We’re hiring now! Apply today!

Do you have a passion for environmental conservation? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you want to be part of a dedicated and talented team? If you answered yes, then this is the job for you!

Fantastic opportunity for students seeking internship experience. Great for recent grads and enthusiastic individuals that enjoy working outdoors. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

What do our employees say about working here?

  • “I love my job as an Eco Tech. We learn about plant species, work outside in the fresh air, and have an important part in taking care of our woods, streams and wetlands.”- Tom
  • “I graduated with a degree in Biology. When I saw this job posted on Indeed, I applied immediately. This is the perfect fit with my biology degree and love of working outdoors.”-Susie

Semper Fi is seeking candidates who have the passion, interest and dedication to work in land management and habitat restoration. The job includes training in ecosystem restoration processes, invasive plant management, equipment operation and field safety. You’ll work with the field crew to conserve, restore and manage wetlands, woods and other habitats.

Prefer, but not required, knowledge of environmental conservation skills and ability to identify native and invasive plant species. The candidate must be detail-oriented, committed to excellence, and has a positive attitude.

Our core project sites are located throughout Cook County, with additional project locations throughout the Chicago region including DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall Counties. Technicians are typically assigned to the project site closest to where they live.


  • Passion for the environment
  • Excellent work-ethic and team-player.
  • Positive, collaborative, can-do attitude.
  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods, 7-8 hours each day.
  • Currently have or willing to obtain State of Illinois Herbicide Certificate.
  • Reliable transportation is required. Technicians report directly to jobsites.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Pursuing or have obtained Associates or Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies or similar preferred.

Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We do not offer sponsorships.

Semper Fi Land Services is a minority and veteran-owned company. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.


Please send resume to heather@semperfi.land.  

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Botany, Restoration