Crew Member - Native Landscape Installation and Land Management Team

Environmental Survey Consulting (ESC)

Austin, Texas

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $20.00/Hour
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Crew members on our Native Landscape Installation and Land Management Team install native landscapes and native material hardscapes and water features for clients in Central Texas. We work together with clients to improve our local ecology with a focus on improving native plant diversity, sound land management and restoration practices, and client education. Crew members work alongside a team with decades of combined experience and specialized knowledge of Central Texas native plants and ecology.

This is an entry level position with opportunities for advancement.

Job Duties:

  • Install high-quality native landscapes, hardscapes, and irrigation systems under the direction of a Crew Lead.
  • Work cooperatively with a crew of 2-10 experienced landscape and ecology professionals.
  • Communicate daily with Crew Leader and/or Project Managers as needed to ensure cohesive and supportive team.
  • Operate and maintain tools, trucks, trailers, and equipment with safety and efficiency.
  • Other duties as required, job functions may vary daily and may extend beyond the above

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Prior experience working outdoors in all conditions
  • Prior experience with constrution and/or landscaping/land management equipment

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and “clean” driving record
  • Must be able to arrive on time and follow directions of Crew Lead
  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds for brief or extended periods
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Highly Motivated with strong work ethic
  • Strong Communication Skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Operating back hoe, skid loader and other construction equipment
  • Interest and knowledge of native plants, land management and restoration practices, irrigation installation and arborist work
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Working Conditions:

  • 90-95% of time in this position will be spent outdoors on job site
  • 5-10% of time will be in transit, either private vehicle, or a company fleet vehicle

Hours: This will be a Monday-Friday position, from 7:30am-3:30pm. Hours may vary due to seasonal and business needs.

Salary/Benefits:  The starting wage for this full-time (40 hours per week) position will be $20.00 per hour.

  • 8 paid holidays each year
  • Up to 7 days paid sick time per year (accrued hourly)
  • Up to 2 weeks of vacation per year (accrued hourly)
  • Participation in group health insurance with company contribution to yearly premiums after 60 days employment
  • Participation retirement account with 3% employer match after 6 months employment

Reporting Duties: This position will report to Crew Leader and Project Managers. Primary Supervisor will be the Crew Leader of specific site.


Please reach out to us via Indeed, our website, or via email at hr@envirosurvey.com if you are interested in working with our hands-on team. Please include a copy of your resume and a brief letter of interest.

Environmental Survey Consulting (ESC) offers unique career opportunities for those looking to work outside and make a direct and positive impact on the ecological health of Central Texas. ESC has more than 35 years of experience in this field, and we are always looking for fresh perspectives and innovative ways to enhance biodiversity and water quality wherever we work.

As an ESC team member, you will develop hands-on experience and knowledge of restoration and conservation principles, native plants, and water quality practices alongside seasoned ecology practitioners. Our team members earn a competitive wage and benefits package, and take home a sense of pride that, at the end of each day, they’ve taken an active role in the responsible stewardship of our diverse and extraordinary natural world.

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Category General / Stewardship, Restoration
Tags Environmental Consulting