Conservation Field Technician - Maui

Apr 28 2024
Pono Pacific Land Management, LLC |Honolulu|Part Time, $18.00 / hour
Category: Environmental
Job Description

Pono Pacific is currently seeking applicants for the Conservation Field Technician position.  The Conservation Field Technician carries out general conservation field labor under close supervision by a Crew Leader and/or Project Manager.  The ideal candidate will exhibit the values that steer our organization:  character, humility, ohana (family/community-mindedness), service, excellence, and nobility.  A Conservation Field Technician 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.




  • 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
  • Ability to pass a background check and/or gain military base access clearance
  • Ability to travel inter-island for multiple weeks at a time and occassionally camp in remote areas
  • 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 verbal and written (English) communication, including via phone and email 



  • Experience/familiarity with fence construction techniques
  • Experience/familiarity with flora/fauna (both native and invasive) species identification
  • Experience/familiarity operating and maintaining power tools such as chainsaws, weed trimmers, etc.
  • State of Hawaii Pesticide Applicator license (Category 2:  Forestry)
  • Experience operating heavy machinery (excavator, skid steer, tractor/mower, etc.)
  • Helicopter experience (sling load and/or passenger)


Although our work can be demanding, it is both very unique and very rewarding.