Job: Fire Restoration Technician (Crew Member) - Ecostudies Institute - Olympia, WA


The Restoration Technician will work with a team in the maintenance and restoration of prairie and forest habitats in the South Salish Sea region of Washington, with a focus on Joint Base Lewis‐McChord. Field season priorities are being refined at the time of this announcement, as are the number of positions being hired. Technician positions are expected to be involved in supporting a number of restoration projects. Possible projects areas include: upland and/or aquatic invasive weed control; silvicultural treatments and forest invasive weed control; prescribed fire operations, burn unit preparation and post‐burn follow up work; and prairie habitat restoration. Applicant interest, skillset and programmatic need will determine specific position assignment and focus areas. All positions will entail strenuous physical activity and operation of heavy equipment. The Restoration Technician is a full‐time, seasonal, non‐exempt position supervised by the Joint Base Lewis‐McChord Program Manager.