Cardno Field Supervisor - Ecological Restoration in Walkerton, Indiana


Cardno is seeking a Field Supervisor – Ecological Restoration in our Walkerton, IN office, to implement project work in the ecological restoration management fields. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the position includes the direct supervision/ coordination of field crews, implementing a high quality product, interpreting construction plans/ specifications, assists in administering Cardno’s Health and Safety culture, track project budgets, and ensuring equipment maintenance. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also require overnight travel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of regional Operations Manager and/or Project Managers

  • Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects

  • Supervisors may be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations

  • Adhering to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry)- or equivalent experience

  • Supervisors will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card

  • 2+ years leading field crews related to ecological restoration

  • Experience operating truck/ trailer combinations (+20,000 lb GVWR)

  • Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers

  • Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of town

  • Experience with herbicide handling and application

  • Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with technical report writing

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

  • Operating a Global Positioning System

  • Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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Requisition Number: 18-0305

Title: Field Supervisor - Ecological Restoration

Status: Casual

City: Walkerton

State: IN