• Foley, MN, USA
  • Full Time

MNL, a leader in ecological restoration, has an opening for a Seed Cleaning Specialist to join our Products team at our Foley location. This is a year-round employment opportunity.

Position Overview:

The Seed Cleaning Specialist performs a variety of tasks required to produce premium native seed products. Operating in a fast-paced environment this role is responsible for creating a finished seed product that will be used to Heal the Earth on restoration projects throughout Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans hundreds of species of native grasses, wildflowers, and sedges to create premium seed products.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and efficient workspace in the cleaning facility
  • Operates a variety of machines from fanning mills to indent cylinders as part of cleaning process.
  • Supports field operations, such as prescribed burning, weeding, and harvesting seeds, as needed
  • Maintains accurate records/documentation and adhere to safety requirements and standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience performing physical labor jobs required.
  • Previous machine operating experience desirable.
  • Must be able to work well independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated success with living the company's values of passion for the mission, positivity, craftsmanship, grit, and innovation.

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 seed processing and vegetation management duties.
  • Prolonged periods of time standing.
  • Must be able to work outdoors performing physical work for prolonged periods of time in varying weather conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold.
  • Able to work long hours when necessary, including early mornings, late evenings, and occasional weekends.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all requirements for this position, nor does it constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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!

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