Green Jobs

ACTrees is pleased to highlight employment and internship opportunities that may be of interest to those in the urban greening community.  As a benefit of membership, job openings with ACTrees member organizations are posted here for free. If you would like to have your job opening featured here and distributed to the ACTrees network, please contact for more information. For a full list of job announcements, please visit the Jobs Archive.

Forest Aid: Angeles Coordinator, TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Forest Aid: Angeles Coordinator works directly with the Forest Aid: Angeles Manager and the USFS to manage and support volunteer based projects in the Angeles National Forest including tree plantings and tree care events through TreePeople’s Mountain Forestry Program.

Tree Care Manager, TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Tree Care Manager is responsible for the ongoing care and tracking of TreePeople’s urban tree plantings, working with TreePeople’s Forestry Managers and future Tree Care Coordinator team to support Citizen Forestry leaders and other TreePeople volunteers in the proper care of trees to ensure their survival.

Assistant Nursery Manager, Casey Trees (Berryville, VA)

Deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015

Casey Tree Farm in Berryville, VA, seeks an Assistant Nursery Manager. The incumbent assists in tree production operations to support Casey Trees’ programs and conducts general farm maintenance. The ideal candidate has experience/background in woody plant production; can manage a small field staff; possesses good interpersonal and communication skills; functions well in a team setting; and; has a genuine interest in the conservation mission of Casey Trees. (more…)

Individual Giving Manager, The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Manage cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for annual giving donors, in addition to managing an externally focused portfolio of approximately 75–100 individual prospects focused on building the pipeline of donors to advance major giving at the Arboretum. (more…)

Arborist, SavATree (Rockville, MD)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Grow With Us! If you have experience in plant health care or general tree care and are looking to take the next step toward advancing your arboricultural career, your journey begins here! SavATree provides education, training and development in sales and business along with all the support and tools you need to be successful. (more…)

Pruning Coordinator, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (Indianapolis, IN)

Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Pruning Coordinator works side-by-side with the Youth Tree Team (YTT) to preserve and maintain the trees KIB plants through the Community Forestry program. The Coordinator will work outdoors to water, mulch, prune, stake, and plant trees. This is a lead-by-example position where the Coordinator will sometimes help train volunteers to structurally prune trees planted by KIB in Marion County while ensuring YTT crew member safety.

Urban Forestry Intern, Openlands (Chicago, IL)

Deadline: January 17, 2015

The Urban Forestry Intern’s primary objective is to develop an inventory and electronic map of trees planted through Openlands’ Urban Forestry Initiative and support tree planting and stewardship events. The intern will gain forestry-related field experience through Openlands, a leading Chicago conservation non-profit. (more…)

Urban and Community Forestry Partnerships Coordinator, Alabama Forestry Commission (Mongomery, AL)

Deadline: January 15, 2015

The U&CF Partnership Coordinator is responsible for traveling the State of Alabama working with volunteers, AFC Employees, and other cooperating organizations to meet the U&CF requirements of the State of Alabama. The requirements are described in the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (P.L. 95–313) as amended and the goals are set forth in the urban forestry section of the State Action Plan. (more…)

City Forester/Natural Resources Supervisor, City of Billings (Billings, MT)

Deadline: January 23, 2015 at 5pm MST

This position will be responsible for tree care and maintenance programs within the City of Billings. Responsibilities include planning, developing and implementing comprehensive Urban Forestry and Natural Resources programs; training and supervision of staff; work scheduling; development and management of grants, contracts and in-house projects in developed parks, natural area park lands, public open space and other public facilities and properties. (more…)