Horticultural Equipment Operator

RES

About the organization

RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.

Duties

What your day-to-day might look like?
Operate tractor and other large farm type equipment and assorted hand held power tools.
Assist with chemical and biological control application of fields, potted materials and property grounds.
Conduct assigned equipment and building tasks.
Assist with housekeeping and support activities in the greenhouse environment.
Assist with mechanical cultivation activities of outdoor see production fields.
Assist with equipment based maintenance of outdoor potted plants and outdoor seed production fields.
Conduct or assist with mechanical harvest of seed and plant materials.
Assist with processing seed, order preparation, relocation of plant or seed materials, and records maintenance.
Order delivery and pick-up as needed – see Delivery Driver job description for details.
Carry out work in full accordance with safety guidelines. Immediately cease work if unsafe conditions are identified. Correct and report unsafe conditions and behaviors.
Position requires weekend and evening hours seasonally as needed

Qualifications

Required:

High School degree or equivalent
Associate Degree or equivalent; or up to one year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements:

The working conditions and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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