Crew Laborer - Ecosystem Restoration

EarthBalance | Arcadia, FL

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Posted Date 8/30/2023
Description We are looking for field crew laborers who enjoy working outdoors and have a passion for restoring the natural environment. Our skilled crew members implement habitat restoration projects, perform invasive vegetation removal, felling and chipping of trees using chainsaws and chippers, and identify native and exotic plants in both wetland and upland environments.


EarthBalance is an employee-owned company that specializes in Environmental Restoration. We offer competitive pay and benefits including:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • 401K Plan with Employer Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (a company-sponsored pension)
  • Travel Allowance and more
  • Must be able to travel with overnight stays out of state which may last several weeks (lodging and per diem are provided)
  • Ability to work for any employer in the United States
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
Work Duties:

The majority of our crew work in forests, swamps, mangroves, and beaches. Work will involve the use of 4x4 utility vehicles, swamp buggies, airboats and other vehicles, and carrying heavy backpacks while traversing uneven terrain on foot.

Skills Needed:
  • Ability to carry a backpack weighing up to 50 lbs. while walking on uneven terrain is a must
  • Ability to wield a machete is a must
  • Knowledge of native and exotic plants is a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus
  • Experience operating chainsaws, string mowers, pole saws, herbicide sprayers, and other handheld equipment
  • Ability to operate GPS units
  • Ability to work in extreme heat and often wet conditions
Work Environment:

All of the duties of this laborer job are performed outside. You will be constantly moving through uneven terrain, wetlands, beaches, mangroves, and other types of natural environments.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Salary15.50 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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