Field Technician Position Description
Position: Field Technician
Reports To: Program Director
Status: Full-Time (40 hours/week)/ Hourly
The Field Technician is responsible for implementing Malama Maui Nui grant objectives as directed by the Program Director. He/she performs highly skilled work in a wide range of activities including but not limited to: metal fabrication; welding; general construction; mechanical knowledge based labor; use of heavy machinery; and reporting, documenting, locating, collecting, transporting and disposing of solid waste, potentially hazardous materials, and recycled materials from both residential and commercial sources in an effective and efficient manner. Additional assignments may include outreach and education, beautification and conservation projects, litter/anti-litter projects and research. This position requires an understanding and interest in sustainable waste management practices, traditional ecological knowledge and eco-psychology as well as a desire to create positive social change. This is a field position in which work is performed in a variety of locations and environments with little immediate supervision or assistance. The Field Technician will be held accountable for exercising discretion in selecting safe and appropriate measures and in applying established policies and procedures in order to complete assigned tasks for staff and volunteers.
Essential Job Functions:
Education and Experience:
Required: This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
Preferred: A bachelor’s degree in Waste Management, Environmental Studies/Sciences, Natural Resource Management, and/or other associated fields.
Experience: Prefer at least one year experience with a Waste Management facility, Natural Resource program, or similar organization(s). Experience with power tools, heavy machinery and best management practices related to waste/landfill diversion preferred
Certificates, License, Registrations:
Certification: Ability to complete Fist Aid/CPR certification within the first year of hire. Licensure: Valid Type 3 Hawaii State Driver’s license with a clean traffic abstract
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is a physically demanding position requiring individuals to: