Habitat Restoration Crew Member

Ash Creek Forest Management Tigard, Oregon
Deadline Dec 31, 2018
Job Type Seasonal / temporary


• 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


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