Job Title: Natural Resources Crew Member
Location: Springfield Township, MI
Employment Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, approximately 35 hours per week
Required Education: High school diploma and 1 year’s training in science-related field or related experience in land management.
Reports To: Reports directly to Natural Resources Manager
Starting Salary: $11-$14/hour depending on experience and certifications.
Starting Date: TBD
Job Summary and Essential Functions:
Under the supervision of the Natural Resources Manager, the Natural Resources Crew Member performs ecological restoration activities across Springfield Township in a diverse array of habitats on township-owned and partner lands. Management activities in support of ecological restoration include invasive species control, preparations for prescribed burning, debris removal and collection of field data in support of these activities. Other activities may include assisting with volunteer workdays, township events and park maintenance tasks. He/she will be responsible for preparation and maintenance of equipment and work logs used in these management activities. This is a temporary position requiring approximately 35 hours per week. The position involves extensive outdoor physical labor in diverse weather conditions and may require working some evenings and weekends. The Natural Resources Management Crew Member is supervised by the Natural Resources Manager, does not supervise other staff, but may supervise volunteers.