Triangle Properties

Sacramento, California

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details DOE

OBJECTIVE OF JOB

Provide labor support to Triangle Properties in the implementation of land and habitat restoration projects in mine reclamation and open space lands. Work is based in Sacramento, CA with projects throughout northern and central California. Project types include restoration of grassland, woodland, wetland, and riparian habitats, reclamation of mine sites, and native California landscaping.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1) Actively participate in the implementation and maintenance of habitat restoration projects, including but not limited to: tree/shrub plantings, irrigation installation and maintenance, invasive weed management (chemical and mechanical), vegetation management, and herbivory control.

2) Work for long periods of time in various site conditions. Work safely in rough terrain, inclement weather, and other environmental situations.

3) Install, operate, and maintain various irrigation systems, including both manual and automated systems.

4) Maintain, repair and organize tools, vehicles, and other equipment. Ensure that work-related equipment and tools are in good, safe condition.

5) Conduct extensive weed abatement in both upland and wetland environments using weed-eaters, herbicides (via backpack sprayer), and manually by hand.

6) Clearly communicate with project leader on status of projects, including staffing and equipment needs, schedules, potential constraints, etc.

7) Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers, company employees, and external customers.

EQUIPMENT USED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE JOB

Automobile (truck), ATV, small tools, and various equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Must be able to work in variable, outdoor environments. Job sites include uneven ground, steep slopes, and exposure to extreme temperature and/or humidity. Frequent bending and squatting throughout the day. Must be able to carry loads of 30-40 pounds for extended periods, with occasional lifting of heavy loads up to 90 pounds. Sometimes work alone in remote areas. Occasionally work on projects requiring overtime and overnight stays.

HOURS AND DURATION

Full-time or part-time between 20-40 hrs/week.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in landscaping or habitat restoration projects, including implementation and maintenance activities preferred. Valid CA driver’s license and good driving record. Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others. Possess the strength and agility to perform maintenance work in an outdoor setting for long periods of time.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a resume detailing experience in restoration, landscaping, agriculture, or other labor setting to: JJohnston@teichert.com 

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Category Ecology, Restoration
Tags Wetland