• Lonsdale, MN, USA
  • 17.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

MNL, a leader in ecological restoration, is looking for a seasonal Ecological Field Technician. The Ecological Field Technician performs a variety of tasks required to produce seed and plant materials. This is a seasonal position from August-November with potential for year-round employment at our Lonsdale, MN location. The starting pay is $17.00 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs a variety of general labor needed to produce seed and plant materials, which include:

  • Pulling and hoeing of weeds in production fields.
  • Harvesting of seed, by hand or using hand tools.
  • Transplanting small native seedlings.
  • Applying chemicals as directed in production fields.
  • Operating seed cleaning equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience performing physical labor jobs required.
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Must have, or be willing to acquire, a commercial pesticide applicator license, if necessary.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Demonstrated success with living the company's values of passion for the mission to "Heal the Earth", craftsmanship, innovation, grit, and positivity.

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 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, including early mornings, late evenings and occasional weekends.

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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