Green Jobs

ACTrees is pleased to highlight employment and internship opportunities that may be of interest to those in the urban greening community.

Job openings with ACTrees member organizations are posted here and in Treebune News for FREE. Non-members can post job openings for a small fee. If you would like to have your job featured here and distributed to the ACTrees network, please contact Info@ACTrees.org for more information. For a full list of job announcements, please visit the Jobs Archive.

Director of Tree Preservation, New York City Parks (New York, NY)

Deadline: May 22, 2015

Under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources, with wide latitude for independent judgment and decision-making, develop, promulgate and uphold standards and protocols for tree care and preservation for street and park trees under the jurisdiction of Parks & Recreation (DPR).

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Forester, New York City Parks (New York, NY)

Deadline: Open until filled.

As the steward of over 29,000 acres of parkland, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is a recognized leader and innovator of public spaces. We are a dynamic agency dedicated to beautifying, protecting, and revitalizing New York City’s urban forest and precious green spaces. DPR is also committed to helping New Yorkers maintain active and healthy lifestyles in an urban environment.
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Director of Public Relations, Arbor Day Foundation (Lincoln, NE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Arbor Day Foundation is seeking someone to oversee overall public relations, promote our programs and cause to our varied constituencies, including corporate partners and the media. Critical to this role will be an ability to communicate the depth and uniqueness of our programs and cause through various media channels, strategically increasing brand awareness.
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Part time Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator, Trees Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Deadline: April 1, 2015.

As part of Trees Atlanta’s growing team, we seek an enthusiastic part time Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator who will assist in volunteer staffing and routine office work at the Trees Atlanta TreeHouse, new space on the Atlanta BeltLine for educational programming. This newly created, part time, position reports to Trees Atlanta’s Adult Education Manager, but works closely with other staff members. The position begins in early April, and the schedule is approximately 25 hours/week.
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Community Engagement Manager, Sacramento Tree Foundation (Sacramento, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthy, livable communities by growing the best urban forest in the nation, is seeking applicants for a Community Engagement Manager. The Manager will be responsible for local community engagement efforts that advance and support the Sacramento Tree Foundation’s mission.
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Community Trees Project Coordinator, The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL)

Deadline: May 1, 2015.

The Community Trees Project Coordinator provides special project-based support, coordination and organization for the Community Trees Program. Special projects will typically be based on grants received by the Community Trees Program and/or the Regional Trees Initiative. The Community Trees Program helps community groups who seek to foster healthy and sustainable urban and community forests improve tree health and management practices to enhance the health, beauty, and livability of their communities, and advance the mission of The Morton Arboretum. (more…)