Project Manager, Ecological Restoration

Prairie Restorations Inc. Published: May 22, 2022
Princeton, MN
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Project Management

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Prairie Restorations, Inc. was founded in 1977 as one of the first companies in the nation devoted exclusively to designing, restoring and managing native prairie plant communities. Since then, we’ve grown from three employees in a single location to a full-time staff of over 85 employees in six locations throughout Minnesota. While our mission has not changed, our scope has. We are not just about prairies anymore, we have expanded our expertise and our services to encompass restoring wetland, woodland and shoreline plant communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinating and Managing Land Installation Projects:

  • Scheduling installation project tasks in coordination with the Assistant Site Manager
  • Communication with customer about project schedule and any changes to project content or process including change orders or contract total changes
  • Awareness of project budget and project progress
  • Completion of both PRI work records and any other client required documents
  • Communicate with Assistant Site Manager and Admin Assistant as project tasks are completed and ready to be billed

Project Materials Allocation:

  • Communicate with Assistant Site Manager all materials needed (both PRI and external materials) for assigned projects
  • Inspect quantity, quality and specifications of acquired materials before use on assigned projects
  • Completion of project tasks
  • Complete project tasks on schedule and within budget
  • Responsible for quality of completed project tasks

Crew Supervision and On-Site Training and Mentoring:

  • Oversee and coordinate team member task assignment and completion
  • Communicate with team members overall project goals and how specific tasks fit in to the overall process
  • Implement and document on-site team member training and mentoring as appropriate
  • Participate in Team Member Development Reviews as assigned

Other duties as assigned may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Sales and proposal writing
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Attendance at trade shows and conferences
  • Mechanical Repairs



  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Landscape maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Team management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Ecological restoration: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Compensation & Schedule 

  • $20 - $25 an hour 


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

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