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.

Part time Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator, Trees Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Deadline: April 1, 2015.

As part of Trees Atlanta’s growing team, we seek an enthusiastic part time Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator who will assist in volunteer staffing and routine office work at the Trees Atlanta TreeHouse, new space on the Atlanta BeltLine for educational programming. This newly created, part time, position reports to Trees Atlanta’s Adult Education Manager, but works closely with other staff members. The position begins in early April, and the schedule is approximately 25 hours/week.

Community Engagement Manager, Sacramento Tree Foundation (Sacramento, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthy, livable communities by growing the best urban forest in the nation, is seeking applicants for a Community Engagement Manager. The Manager will be responsible for local community engagement efforts that advance and support the Sacramento Tree Foundation’s mission.

Community Trees Project Coordinator, The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL)

Deadline: May 1, 2015.

The Community Trees Project Coordinator provides special project-based support, coordination and organization for the Community Trees Program. Special projects will typically be based on grants received by the Community Trees Program and/or the Regional Trees Initiative. The Community Trees Program helps community groups who seek to foster healthy and sustainable urban and community forests improve tree health and management practices to enhance the health, beauty, and livability of their communities, and advance the mission of The Morton Arboretum. (more…)

City Arborist, City of Harrisburg (Harrisburg, PA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The City of Harrisburg is accepting applications for the position of City Arborist in the Department of Public Works. This position is directly responsible for the long-term care, management, and coordination of maintenance for all shrubs, plants, flowers, and trees located in City rights-of-way and public parks. The individual in this position is responsible for the implementation of the City’s shade tree management plan, guiding the planning, pruning, and removal of City trees. (more…)

Delivery Driver– Trees for Tucson, Tucson Clean & Beautiful (Tucson, AZ)

Deadline: February 7, 2015

Trees for Tucson [an urban forestry program of Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Inc., a Tucson-based non-profit since 1985] is seeking a part-time driver to deliver 5 and 15 gallon shade trees to homeowners and community groups in the greater Tucson area. The position reports to the Operations Coordinator and will assist with picking up trees at local nurseries and will also be responsible for maintaining tree inventory and organization of the tree storage yard.

Forestry Associate, Openlands (Chicago, IL)

Deadline: February 21, 2015

The primary role of the Forestry Associate will be to coordinate and facilitate community-based street, park, and forest preserve tree planting projects. Work with community groups, corporations, partners, and other stakeholders to plan and lead sustainable, community-based forestry projects targeted in Chicago neighborhoods and in Openlands geography. This is a full time position, is physically demanding, and requires flexibility with seasonal work on weekends and occasional evenings. (more…)