Earthbalance Corporation Crew Leader/Herbicide Applicator in Arcadia, Florida
Job Title: Crew Leader/Herbicide Applicator - 10 Open PositionsWe are looking for professionals who enjoy working outdoors and have a passion for restoring the natural environment. At EarthBalance, our Crew Leaders implement habitat restoration projects, perform invasive vegetation removal, felling and chipping of trees using chainsaws and chippers, and identify native and exotic plants in both wetland and upland environments.Requirements:Current Florida driver's license and a clean driving recordAbility to work for any employer in the United StatesEmployer does drug testingMust be willing to travel with prolonged overnight staysWork Duties:Majority of the work will be conducted in wetlands in Florida. Work will involve the use of 4X4 utility vehicles, swamp buggies and airboats, transport of machinery and boats, possible travel and overnight stays, and the ability to carry heavy backpacks while traversing uneven terrain.Required Skills:Knowledge of native and exotic plantsDue to the nature of the job, candidates must have the ability read, write, and speak in both English and Spanish.Experience operating chainsaws, string mowers, pole saws, herbicide sprayers, and other handheld equipmentAbility to operate GPS unitsAbility to work in extreme heat and often wet conditionsBenefits:EarthBalance is an employee-owned company that specializes in environmental restoration. We offer competitive pay and benefits including Employee Stock Ownership Plan (a company-sponsored pension), health insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid vacation and holidays, and more.Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):EarthBalance is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. To give equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at the Company based on each person's performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by law.