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Habitat Restoration Crew Member

Ash Creek Forest Management Tigard, Oregon
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Status: Full time Seasonal Labor, for 30, 60, or 90 days. The potential for extension. 

Location: Tigard, Oregon and work locations in the surrounding Hillsboro areas. 
Transportation: Provide own transportation to work sites, Tigard office or other planned locations

Job Description:
• Control noxious weeds through careful, precise application of herbicides using backpack sprayers
• Plant bare-root trees and shrubs
• Install container plants, plugs and bulbs
• Prepare and install native plant pole cuttings
• Maintain native tree and shrub plantings using hand-tools and power tools
• Perform site preparation using chainsaws 
• Repair, clean and maintain all hand and power tools in operating condition
• Operate company tractors, ATVs and trucks
• Collect native plant seed
• Other duties as requested

Experience/Qualifications (Required):
• Ability, motivation and endurance for eight to ten hours of productive manual labor
• Ability to work outdoors across uneven terrain during inclement weather
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team
• Experience using hand and power tools (Chainsaw, shovel, hoedad, etc.)
• Ability to safely lift 60 lbs.
• Valid drivers license

Competencies (Required):
• Team Player
• Integrity
• Composure
• Positive Impact
• Communicative
• Learning Agility
• Self-Objectivity
• Functional/Technical Expertise
• Change Agility
• Results Orientation
• Initiative

Experience/Qualifications (Desired):
• Chemical Applicator's License (OR) and skill with herbicide application methods
• Ability to navigate the urban and rural Portland metro area
• Knowledge of Oregon native plants and habitats
• Math skills and organizational ability
• Spanish/English language skills
• First AID/CPR certification
• Horticultural skills

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, send cover letter and resume to kpowell@ashcreekforestry.com 

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