RESTORATION TECHNICIAN

EMH&T's award-winning culture is built on a foundation of respect, a dedication to growth and development, and an organic collaboration second to none. Join EMH&T and gain experience in the field of restoration.

Summary

EMH&T is seeking a Restoration Technician to join our team based in Columbus, OH. The Restoration Technician works under the direction of the Restoration Crew Chief on stream and wetland mitigation projects, wetland basin plantings, and upland buffer enhancement and establishment projects. Much of the work will involve planting trees and shrubs, applying herbicide to control invasive species, wetland seeding, and conservation easement sign installation.

Qualifications

On the job training is provided. Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job. Must have a good driving record and reliable transportation to work.

Competencies

Key competencies and capabilities necessary for success in this position include:
  • Understanding best practices for planting trees, shrubs, and herbaceous material.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong observational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to drive a company vehicle and pull a trailer.


Essential Functions

This position will be physically demanding and the work environment may be challenging. The following outlines the physical demands and work environment required of this position.
  • Enjoys working independently, once provided sufficient direction.
  • Able to operate and maintain hand tools and small power tools.
  • Capable of pulling heavy landscaping sleds weighing up to 70 lbs.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism to improve performance.
  • The ability to work in all weather conditions and physically demanding conditions during all seasons.
  • Works well with others in a collaborative and positive manner.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to install plant materials with hand tools or with a machine.
  • The ability to walk for extended periods of time and the ability to maneuver over rough terrain, ditches, steep stream banks and uneven ground safely.
  • Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment/materials while walking across uneven terrain.
  • Must be able to endure intermittent squatting, leaning, twisting and bending.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record.

All candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screen, fit to work evaluation, and background check and are subject to quarterly random drug testing.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. EMH&T currently does not sponsor work visas.

KEY WORDS: landscaping, tree planting and maintenance, wetland mitigation, wetland basin planting, upland buffer enhancement, herbicide application, plant identification, outdoor, restoration, streams, wetlands

Position Location: 5500 New Albany Rd., Columbus, OH 43054