Become part of Hawaii’s conservation story


The Kōkeʻe Resource Conservation Program’s Field Technician position requires an enthusiastic, motivated, action-oriented person to play an essential role in conducting field operations. These operations include surveying, mapping, monitoring, and controlling alien species and their impacts to Kauai’s forests. The Field Tech must be willing and able to camp in remote mountainous areas and operate in extremely rugged terrain and adverse weather conditions. The Field Tech will assist KRCP staff and conservation partners with field operations and office support that may include noxious weed control, field operations planning, trail maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance, fence construction/maintenance, data entry, and outreach activities. This position is supervised by the Kōkeʻe Resource Conservation Program Coordinator and Lead Field Technician.



  • Assist with natural resource management field operations which include: controlling and eliminating invasive alien plants using a variety of methods.
  • Participate in special-use helicopter operations that include sling loading, low-elevation surveys, and remote/hover landings.
  • Maintain ungulate fences.
  • Maintain vehicles and field equipment
  • Mix and apply herbicide according to label instructions
  • Assist with GPS mapping, data collection, and data entry
  • Work with partners, volunteers, and interns in field operations
  • Ensure compliance with all Hawaii State Parks and Forestry rules and safety procedures.
  • Assist with interpretive hikes, outreach events, and fundraising efforts to help build good community relations
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Pay is $2600/month with paid holidays, sick time, vacation, and benefits. Work week is Mon-Thurs 7am-5pm. Weekend projects may be scheduled if requested by volunteer groups. 

    Please contact KRCP for an application by email at The application will require an onsite working interview.

    Applications are being accepted until position is filled


For more information about Kokee Resource Conservation Program (KRCP) and this opportunity please visit our website at, contact us at 808-335-0045 or via email at

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