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.

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.

AmeriCorps Service Members, Our City Forest (San Jose, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Our City Forest (OCF) Service Team Members are sponsored in part by the National Service organization, AmeriCorps, and are expected to commit to 1700 hrs of service. Team Members will have 2 weeks of all-team training beginning on September 13th.

TreeKeepers Program Manager, Openlands (Chicago, IL)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The primary role of the TreeKeepers Program Manager will be to train new TreeKeepers and bridge
volunteer opportunities and continuing education to current TreeKeepers. This is a full-time, exempt
position and requires flexibility with weekend work during planting seasons and other occasional
weekends and evenings during the year.

Urban Forest Program Coordinator, Asheville GreenWorks (Asheville, NC)

Deadline: August 15, 2016 or until filled.

The Urban Forest Program Coordinator (UFPC) is a new position with Asheville GreenWorks, a non-profit organization founded in 1973, to enhance the environment and quality of life for all residents in Asheville and Buncombe County through volunteer-led, community-based conservation projects and hands-on environmental education programs. We’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our fun-loving, tree-hugging team in “getting dirty for a great cause.”