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Field Supervisor - Ecological Restoration at Cardno

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Buffalo, New York

Job Description:

Cardno is seeking a Field Supervisor Ecological Restoration in our Buffalo, NY office, to implement project work in the ecological restoration management fields. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the position includes the direct supervision/ coordination of field crews, implementing a high quality product, interpreting construction plans/ specifications, assists in administering Cardnos Health and Safety culture, track project budgets, and ensuring equipment maintenance. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also require overnight travel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of regional Operations Manager and/or Project Managers
Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects
Supervisors may be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations
Adhering to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm
Requirements Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry)- or equivalent experience
Supervisors will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License
Valid Driver's License
Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card
2+ years leading field crews related to ecological restoration
Experience operating truck/ trailer combinations (+20,000 lb GVWR)
Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers
Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of town
Experience with herbicide handling and application
Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with technical report writing
Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus
Operating a Global Positioning System

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D