Habitat Restoration Specialist

Native Lands and Waters

Position Dates

Flexible: October 3rd to November 30th (2 month contract position- Start date flexible)

Job Duties

  1. Woodland Habitat Restoration: Conduct invasive plant species treatment and removal activities. Activities will be focus on buckthorn removal in a woodland setting. This will include the use of mechanical clippers, motorized brush cutters, and spot spraying backpacks for herbicide application.
  2. Oak Savannah restoration: Spot spraying and seeding activities.
  3. Support restoration efforts on culturally significant sites.
  4. Remote work is also available if interested. Remote work would focus on developing cultural and medicinal plant books and developing GIS maps for an integrated invasive species management plan.

Hours & Travel

30-40 hours per week for 2 months. It is important to note that this will be field work within Native American Tribal communities near Redwood Falls, Minnesota (25% of the time) and near Granite Falls, Minnesota (75% of the time).

Compensation: $18/hr.

Lodging will be provided.


Supervisor Contact Information

Kyle Herdina, Director
Native Lands and Waters

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to Kyle Herdina at director@nativelandsandwaters.com