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Stantec Ecological Restoration - Field Supervisor in MONEE, Illinois

Ecological Restoration - Field Supervisor - ( CAR-7719 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Cardno, now Stantec is seeking a Field Supervisor – Ecological Restoration to implement project work in the ecological restoration management fields in the Greater Chicago area. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the position includes the direct supervision/coordination of field crews, 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 workday consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • 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 requested to spend up to 1-3 nights per month 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


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 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 occasionally overnight.

  • Experience with herbicide handling and application.

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

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

  • Valid Driver's License.

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

  • Experience with technical report writing a plus.

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.

  • Operating a Global Positioning System a plus.


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

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Monee

Organization : BC-2381 Environmental Services-RS-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 28, 2022, 6:46:44 AM

Req ID: CAR-7719

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans