Restoration Technician- WI

Tallgrass Restoration, LLC

Milton, Wisconsin

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $15-$18 depending on certs, education, experience

Tallgrass Restoration employs Restoration Technicians on a seasonal basis, typically April through November, however this is flexible. Participate in work teams to complete the installation of ecological restoration projects and provide stewardship activities. Job duties will include carrying out tasks related to prairie, wetland, woodland and other natural community restoration, installation, and stewardship.


  • Invasive species control tasks, including:
    • Herbicide application utilizing backpack sprayer
    • Mowing grass/brush
    • Cutting and piling brush
  • Installing plants and seed
  • Erosion control activities
  • Utilization of hand tools, small gas-powered machinery (chainsaws, weed whackers, walk-behind mowers), chipper, and ATV
  • Driving truck and trailer combination, if necessary
  • Controlled prescription burning
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Hands-on plant identification, small tool/equipment operation, and ecological restoration activity exposure
  • Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions
  • Enthusiasm, strong work ethic, courteous and positive attitude, team player mentality
  • Must be 18 or older

Certifications Required:

  • State issued driver’s license that is free from suspension or revocation during term of employment
  • Must be able to obtain state issued Pesticide Applicator's license 


  • Work requires heavy muscular effort or exertion, but not continuous. Employees shall be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to disagreeable conditions, working outdoors in uneven terrain and in various weather conditions
  • Required use of personal protective equipment
  • 35 to 50 hours per week, 4-6 days depending on weather and work load

Tallgrass Restoration is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Tallgrass Restoration will not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical), conviction record, arrest record, genetic information, military status, marital status, order of protection status, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, work authorization status, and unfavorable discharge from military service, all in accordance with applicable law. 

Tallgrass Restoration, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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Category Botany , General / Stewardship , Restoration
Tags Environmental Consulting