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.

Urban Naturalist Leader, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (Indianapolis, IN)

Deadline: January 9, 2015

The Urban Naturalist Leader directs and manages the activities of KIB’s new Urban Naturalist Team, in which up to 8 college students manage stormwater planters. S/he works with the Director of Greenspace and Special Projects Director to perform invasive removal, habitat restoration and the maintenance of Greenspace parks.

Urban Forestry Program Manager, City of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Deadline: January 16, 2015 at 5pm PST

The Urban Forestry Program Manager (City Forester) position offers an outstanding opportunity to guide policies, implementation, and community engagement for the City of San Diego’s Urban Forestry Program. The incumbent will play a leadership role in policy development and implementation of the General Plan (2008) and the Urban Forest Management Plan (draft 2014), including protection and expansion of a sustainable urban forest, incorporation of community street tree master plans in community plan updates, requiring the planning of trees through the development permit process, and public outreach efforts to educate City staff, the business community, and the general public on the environmental and economic benefits of trees. (more…)

Urban Forest Project Coordinator, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (Grand Rapids, MI)

Deadline: January 1, 2015

Do you like parks, trees, people, and being outside? Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FGRP) is looking to hire an awesome individual to manage and develop one of FGRP’s signature programs, the Urban Forest Project (UFP). The UFP is a partnership with the City of Grand Rapids that seeks to engage the entire community in growing a larger, healthier urban forest. You’ll be responsible for developing, building, and managing our urban forestry programming through strategic partnerships, volunteer programming, special events, workshops, and neighborhood engagement. (more…)

2015 Bruce Webster Scholarship, Tennessee Urban Forestry Council

Deadline: June 15, 2015

The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council is proud to offer a scholarship to a college student
studying urban forestry. The scholarship recipient will receive $1000 ($500 per
semester) and will be invited to attend the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s fall
conference. (more…)

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. (more…)

Director of Programs, The Delaware Center for Horticulture (Wilmington, DE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Delaware Center for Horticulture (TheDCH) seeks an experienced professional to lead our programs throughout Delaware. The Director of Programs is a member of the staff leadership team and is a full-time, senior-level exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. This position is responsible for administration and development of TheDCH’s Tree and Public Landscape departments and direct supervision of Urban Agriculture department. (more…)