Habitat Restoration Crew Member (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Ash Creek Forest Management

  Tigard, Oregon, United States

Job Type:  Full Time, Year Round

Location:   Tigard, Oregon and work locations in the surrounding Hillsboro areas. 

Transportation: Provide own transportation to work sites, Tigard office or other planned locations

Job Description:
• Control noxious weeds through careful, precise application of herbicides using backpack sprayers
• Plant bare-root trees and shrubs
• Install container plants, plugs and bulbs
• Prepare and install native plant pole cuttings
• Maintain native tree and shrub plantings using hand-tools and power tools
• Perform site preparation using chainsaws 
• Repair, clean and maintain all hand and power tools in operating condition
• Operate company tractors, ATVs and trucks
• Collect native plant seed
• Other duties as requested

Experience/Qualifications  (Required):
• Ability, motivation and endurance for eight to ten hours of productive manual labor
• Ability to work outdoors across uneven terrain during inclement weather
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team
• Experience using hand and power tools (Chainsaw, shovel, hoedad, etc.)
• Ability to safely lift 60 lbs.
• Valid drivers license

Competencies  (Required):
• Team Player
• Integrity
• Composure
• Positive Impact
• Communicative
• Learning Agility
• Self-Objectivity
• Functional/Technical Expertise
• Change Agility
• Results Orientation
• Initiative

Experience/Qualifications  (Desired):
• Chemical Applicator’s License (OR) and skill with herbicide application methods
• Ability to navigate the urban and rural Portland metro area
• Knowledge of Oregon native plants and habitats
• Math skills and organizational ability
• Spanish/English language skills
• First AID/CPR certification
• Horticultural skills