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Conservation Field Worker I

Job Description

Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC was founded with a vision of helping Hawai‘i’s conservation agencies and landowners. Since 2000, we have been providing specialized services to a wide variety of clients in almost every ecosystem in Hawaiʻi, primarily including:

·         Native habitat restoration and landscape maintenance

·         Invasive species eradication

·         Ungulate-proof/predator-proof fence construction

·         Predator and ungulate control

·         Trail construction & maintenance 

We are currently seeking applicants for the Field Worker I position on Oʻahu. A Field Worker I will carry out general conservation field work under close supervision by a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule similar to an “on-call” availability. An ideal candidate will also exhibit the values that steer our organization: character, humility, ʻohana (family/community-mindedness), service, excellence, and nobility. A Field Worker I will act in the best interest of the company, act in the best interest of other employees, and act in a fair, safe, effective, and legal manner.


  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record
  • Reliable vehicle or other reliable form of transportation
  • Ability to read, write, and understand (English) equipment and product labels for safety
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Follow directions while working in small groups or independently
  • Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Maintain excellent communication, verbal and written (English)
  • Willing and able to perform physically challenging work in harsh conditions for 8-10 hours a day
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds over rough terrain
  • Ability to pass a background check and/or gain military base access clearance
  • Ability to camp in remote areas for multiple days at a time and/or travel
  • Possess a device that can regularly send and receive phone calls, text messages, and emails
  • Fully Vaccinated


  • Tree felling experience
  • Interest in preserving Hawaiʻi’s native plants, animals, and ecosystems
  • Familiarity with both native and invasive species identification
  • Familiarity operating power tools such as chainsaws, weed trimmers, etc.
  • State of Hawaiʻi Pesticide Applicator license
  • Experience operating/working with machinery (excavator, skid steer, etc.)
  • Helicopter (passenger) experience


· Full-Time (30-40 hours per week, largely dependent upon weather and projects). This position requires a flexible schedule. Needs the ability to work 1-2+ weeks at a time, and be down from work for similar times.


· Depends on experience/qualifications and project (minimum starting: $14 per hour)

Although our work can be demanding, it is both very unique and very rewarding. To apply, please email,, with your current cover letter and resume



For more information about Pono Pacific Land Management LLC and this opportunity please visit our website at, contact us at Contact Phone or via email at

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