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Ecological Field Technician - Construction

MNL ( a.k.a. Minnesota Native Landscapes)
Monticello, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

MNL, a leader in ecological restoration, is looking for an Ecological Field Technician for our Construction department. This position is responsible for performing various job duties involved in small to large scale restoration landscape projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts all tasks involved with successfully installing small to large scale restoration projects, including but not limited to seeding, planting, erosion control installation and limited equipment operation.
  • Completes a variety of restoration duties, utilizing various types of equipment, such as small tractors, 3 pt implements, hand tools, skid-loaders, ATV/UTVs, mowers, week whips, chainsaws, powered augers, among other equipment.
  • Maintains work records and associated paperwork, including daily work logs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience working in landscaping or agriculture preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Ecology, Biology, Wildlife Management, Botany, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management or related fields preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with the safe operation and general maintenance of tools and equipment, such as pumps, small engines, sprayers, tractors, ATV/UTVs, trailers, mowers and other equipment used in restoration landscaping.
  • Ability to read and navigate maps, as well as accurately follow directions.
  • Must have, or be willing to acquire within the first 3 months with company assistance, a class A CDL driver's license.
  • Basic computer knowledge, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have, or be willing to acquire, a commercial pesticide applicator license.
  • Passionate about the company's mission to Heal the Earth.
  • Demonstrated success with living the company's values of passion for the mission, craftsmanship, innovation, grit, and positivity.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, reach and move as needed in order to complete various vegetation management duties.
  • Prolonged periods of time standing.
  • Able to work long hours, including early mornings, late evenings and occasional weekends; operating hours may be reduced during the winter season.
  • Able to travel daily to various work sites within the state with overnight stays required.
  • Must be able to work in varying weather conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold.

MNL was founded in 1998 as an Ecological Restoration company that specializes in the preservation and restoration of native plant communities throughout Minnesota and the Midwest. Our dedicated staff has experience designing, installing, and maintaining native ecosystems for: government entities, corporate campuses, energy providers and distributers, and the general public. In addition to our extensive service offerings, we also produce a wide variety of native plants and seed. MNL operates out of four locations in Minnesota, with our headquarters just off I-94 in Otsego. For more information, please visit our website at Join us in our mission to heal the earth by positively impacting 10 million acres by 2030!

MNL ( a.k.a. Minnesota Native Landscapes)


Monticello, MN
55362 USA



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