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 for more information. For a full list of job announcements, please visit the Jobs Archive.

Urban Forestry Arborist II, City of Longview (Longview, WA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Responsible for performing specialized functions such as evaluating the condition of trees, make recommendations for the tree care, and provide the services needed such as pruning, fertilization, and insect and disease control and to perform related work as required.

Membership Manager, City Parks Alliance (Washington, DC)

Deadline: October 31, 2016

The Membership Manager will help City Parks Alliance expand and diversify its membership, support our strategic goals, build organizational strength and work towards a sustainable funding model. This is a full-time position. The Membership Manager will report directly to the Communications & Marketing Director.

School Planning Coordinator, Openlands (Chicago, IL)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The primary role of the School Planning Coordinator is to work directly with school and community members to facilitate the design and support for the ongoing use of redesigned schoolyards through Space to Grow: Greening Chicago’s Schoolyards.

Healthy Trees Healthy Cities Conservation Practitioner, The Nature Conservancy (Boston, MA or New York, NY)

Deadline: October 16, 2016

This is a one year, salaried position, and will be based in a Northeastern US The Nature Conservancy office (NYC or Boston preferably), but could potentially work from another TNC field office or home office. The Conservation Practitioner will assist TNC Forest Health Program staff in the development and implementation of two program initiatives: Tree Canopy Enhancement in 3-5 US cities in collaboration with the Trust for Public Lands and Forest Health First Detectors Network and Outreach Initiative.

GIS Analyst, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (Indianapolis, IN)

Deadline: September 23, 2016

The GIS Analyst is responsible for all data and administrative aspects of KIB’s GIS data. The GIS Analyst must work across all departments to collect the necessary data, ensure its proper storage and provide monthly, quarterly and annual reporting. Additionally, the GIS Analyst must execute data strategies and initiatives to advance KIB’s mission and support its work with key partners.

Chief of Forestry & Horticulture, City of New York Parks & Recreation (Queens, NY)

Deadline: September 16, 2016

• Under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner of Forestry, Horticulture & Natural Resources, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, oversee programs including citywide forestry operations management and analysis, tree preservation, street tree procurement and planting, tree work permits, building plan review, forestry emergency response and horticulture management.