Trails Field Crew
Company: Resource Environmental Solutions
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 24, 2023
RES is looking for a Restoration Technician with 1+ years of
working in the natural resources field experience, based out of our
Des Moines, Iowa office.
Our Techs work on a variety of projects, including Stream
restoration, Stormwater, Restoration planting, Invasive plant
removal/management, and Landscape construction. This means that you
will be traveling to the job sites for around 75% of your time.
If you are an avid outdoorsman and want to start your journey in
the ecological restoration industry - this is the right job for
What your day-to-day might look like?
In the field, you will be planting, seeding, performing erosion
control, brush cutting, prescribed burns, operating light
equipment, and applying herbicide to control invasive species.
Please note that we also work outside come rain or come shine, and
are exposed to insects including ticks and mosquitoes, or poisonous
plants such as poison ivy. You will be walking long distances, and
carrying equipment, such as chainsaws and gas-powered brush cutters
& augers or a sprayer (up to 50 lbs.). At times, you will also be
required to operate ATVs, tractors, skid steers, and trucks with
We would like to talk to you if you have many of the
- High School degree or equivalent
- Team player- able to operate and adapt within a team
- Keen interest in natural resources and outdoors What will make
you stand out:
- 1 or more years working in field operations or civil
construction or on natural resource or water resource
- Prior experience performing native seed and plant installation,
including erosion control measures
- Native plant identification knowledge
- Prior experience spraying herbicide and the ability to study
for and pass a test to become a licensed Pesticide Applicator
- Experience with the repair and maintenance of small engines and
- Ability to obtain and maintain a FedMed Certificate and drive
truck and trailer
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
RES is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Keywords: Resource Environmental Solutions, West Des Moines , Trails Field Crew, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa
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