Landscape Laborer/Habitat Restoration Technician

Habitat Restoration Sciences | CA

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Posted Date 5/31/2024
Description Who We Are
Habitat Restoration Sciences, Inc. (HRS) is passionate about helping our clients build native habitats. We are a full service native habitat restoration and general engineering firm specializing in installation and long term management of natural areas. Our corporate office is located in Vista and our team provides restoration services throughout California.
HRS is a Dudek company. Dudek has provided its clients with environmental, permitting, planning, engineering, construction and operational services since 1980. Our crews team with Dudek biologists, landscape architects and habitat restoration designers, engineers and hydrogeologists to provide a turn-key solution to native habitat restoration.

About the Job
Enjoy working in the outdoors? Interested in learning more about California native and non-native plants? Be a part of our ongoing growth and success and join the Habitat Restoration Sciences, Inc. team! This position is responsible for working as a team member under direct supervision of a Crew Leader or Foreman. The work varies each day, but can include: vegetation management, weed removal, installing and maintaining plants, and installing and repairing irrigation systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with supervisor in installation of construction and landscape construction projects
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Maintain and care for company equipment, tools and vehicles
  • Perform highly physical installation work on a consistent basis
  • Maintain a clean and safe job site
  • Work as part of a team and take direction
  • Follow all safety procedures on project site
  • Always represent the company's best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity
  • Keep accurate timesheet records, submitted for review and signoff by the required deadlines
  • Complete project daily reports if needed
  • Perform other tasks or projects as assigned/instructed by supervisor
Education and Essential Skills
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in landscape industry
  • Valid driver's license with a clean DMV record
  • Ability to travel out of town/overnight
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, detail oriented
  • Great time management skills; available for seasonal long hours and weekends
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of differing backgrounds, knowledge and skill levels
Physical Requirements
This position requires consistently moving, walking, stooping and kneeling. Ability to push, pull, carry and lift over 50 pounds multiple times per day. Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and exposure to elements 8 to 10 hours per day. Frequently walking on uneven terrain. This can include heavy to moderate noise, close proximity to moving equipment or machinery. Exposure to materials, tools, herbicides and equipment used in construction and landscaping.

Proposed Salary Range: $17.00 - $20.00 hourly*
*Final agreed upon compensation will be based on a variety of factors including but not limited to an individual's related experience, education, certifications, skills, and work location.

Perks of Joining the HRS Team
HRS offers an array of benefits, from your typical medical, dental, and vision coverage to the opportunity to share in HRS's success through discretionary bonuses, based on firmwide, divisional, and individual performance. We also offer a yearly merit review and an employee stock ownership program. Since we encourage our colleagues to take time off when needed, HRS also provides a generous vacation package. Learn more about us here.
At HRS, we need inclusivity to succeed and diversity to lead. We understand that the best problem solving happens when diverse viewpoints and experiences are applied. We recognize that different perspectives, inclusivity, and trust build a stronger culture and add value to our firm. We celebrate our differences and strive to make meaningful progress toward becoming a more diverse company.
Habitat Restoration Sciences, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

CA Contractor License # 842661

Salary18.50 Hour
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