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.

Director of Conservation, City of New York Parks & Recreation (New York, NY)

Deadline: May 9, 2014

The Forestry, Horticulture, and Natural Resources division is responsible for citywide urban forestry, ecological and horticulture initiatives, policy standards and performance measures including street tree planting, Greenstreets, Green Infrastructure, natural areas restoration and horticultural training and education. (more…)

Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager, State of New Mexico (Santa Fe, NM)

Deadline: April 28, 2014

The Urban & Community Forestry (U&CF) Program Manager embraces statewide responsibilities. The Program Manager initiates a State U&CF Program Strategic Plan, at least every 5 years; writes and administers the Professional Services Contract (PSA) for the statewide Volunteer Coordinator Contractor (currently Tree New Mexico); leads the NM Urban Forest Council (NM UFC); is the state representative for United States Forest Service (USFS) Region 3 on the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) Urban & Community Forestry Committee; manages the NM State Big Tree Program (more…)

Chief Executive Officer, TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the overall successful operation and performance of TreePeople. This includes facilitating the organization’s strategic planning, as well as guiding and supervising all day-to-day operations. In general, the CEO must ensure that all necessary financial and human resources are available to support the organization’s mission, plans and programs. (more…)

Urban Forest Administrator, City of Wilmington (Wilmington, DE)

Deadline: April 25, 2014

The Urban Forest Administrator enforces the tree ordinance and provides a level of professional expertise for tree evaluations for nuisance and hazardous trees to protect the urban forest and the health and safety of residents. Provides needed expertise for tree protection strategies during construction projects, utility pruning, and transportation projects. (more…)

City Arborist, City of Falls Church (Falls Church, VA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Come join the professional staff of the longest reigning Tree City USA (36 years) in the state of Virginia. The first Arbor Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia was celebrated in Falls Church in 1892, and the City has been recognized as a leader in progressive and environmentally focused governance ever since. (more…)

Community Involvement & Harvest Coordinator, Portland Fruit Tree Project (Portland, OR)

Deadline: Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Community Involvement & Harvest Coordinator (CIHC) will work collaboratively with volunteers, interns, tree owners, community partners, and the Program Coordinator (PC) to plan and coordinate harvesting events, supervise program interns and lead volunteers, register trees and conduct site visits with tree owners, and assist in performing any other duties in support of PFTP’s programs. (more…)

Executive Director, Baltimore Tree Trust (Baltimore, MD)

Deadline: April 4, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST

As the BTT’s Executive Director, you will be charged with building the organization’s overall capacity and in planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating all mission-related activities, building a clear vision for the BTT’s future and taking overall responsibility for the organization’s well-being. (more…)

Executive Director, TreeFolks (Austin, TX)

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall responsibility for execution of the organization’s mission through personnel and program management, oversight of day-to-day operations, fundraising, donor/partner relations and budget management. (more…)