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Salary– $17.31 – $18.46 DOE

Primary Responsibilities:

Anticipated work includes the following:

  • Restoring and enhancing salmonid habitat through planting native trees, shrubs, and grasses.
  • Performing stewardship, such as mulching and irrigation at project sites.
  • Removing invasive weeds (mowing, brush cutter, and manual removal).
  • Constructing and repairing wildlife fences.
  • Assembly of irrigation systems at restoration
  • Incorporating large woody debris and beaver dam analogs (BDAs) into floodplains.
  • Pesticide application in both large and small project areas.
  • Maintaining tools and equipment, including orderly tool and plant storage, and vehicle.
  • Responsible for site upkeep, such as picking up trash and pet waste.
  • Assisting staff with educational outreach in classroom and outdoor settings.
  • Assisting with establishment and collection of site and stream
  • Performing public outreach and supervision of volunteers and interns as directed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be dependable, self-motivated, and demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • Must be comfortable taking direction from MCF Supervisor and project managers.
  • Must be willing to occasionally spike (camp) three nights per week as project work schedule requires.
  • Communicate respectfully with fellow crew members, supervisor, volunteers, interns, landowners, and others.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changes in work schedule.
  • Comfortable working around water knowledge of or experience power tools, and understanding the safety, and environmental protection measures required to use such tool
  • Must demonstrate the ability and willingness to perform all aspects of the work, including:
    • Being comfortable working in remote areas without cell phone coverage.
    • Able to perform physically demanding manual labor outdoors on difficult and hazardous terrain in all types of weather.
    • repetitively lifting 50 lbs. into and out of trucks, walking 3 miles daily over steep or uneven terrain, and operating power tools for 6-8 hrs. per day.
    • Able to safely operate hand and power tools such as Brush cutters, water pumps, chainsaws, power auger, small tractors, sledgehammer, planting bars, pruners; and
    • Bending, squatting, kneeling, lifting overhead, and other repetitive movements.
    • Work up to 10 hours/day for 40 hours per week
  • Ability to use personal protective equipment and waders (provided by MCF)
  • Must comply with MCF policies and safety procedures including being fully vaccinated, and boosted if applicable, with the Covid-19 vaccine. Candidates will be required to provide documentation of vaccination status.
  • A valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and the ability to safely operate vehicles
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must provide own personal work clothes, boots, and backpack

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience performing manual labor
  • Knowledge and skills related to native plant identification and revegetation techniques
  • Experience navigating and use of handheld GPS and maps
  • Experience using computers and Microsoft Office software
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental sciences, fisheries, natural resources, or a related field
  • Knowledge and skills related to stream restoration and salmon habitat needs