ACTrees is pleased to highlight employment and internship opportunities that may be of interest to those in the urban greening community.
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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.”
Deadline: July 21, 2016
Conservation Staff Specialists assist in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as resource management, safety and training, fire management and policy Management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection.
Deadline: Open until filled.
The School of Natural Resources (SNR) and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) are seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track position in Urban and Community Forestry at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice.
Deadline: Open until filled.
This is a full time non-exempt position. May require some nights and weekend work. The purpose of this job is to oversee the day to day and long range operations needs for Up With Trees.
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Oversees the development and implementation of communications strategies across multiple print and digital platforms to increase visibility of our programs, promote our organizational brand, market the benefits of membership, and communicate the broader message of the value of urban parks and need for investment in them.
Deadline: July 7, 2016
Passionate about education, equity and the urban forest? Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking an AmeriCorps member to work with our Urban Forestry programs to help us better serve our diverse communities.
Deadline: June 15, 2016
This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Urban Forestry Administration (UFA). This position serves as the Associate Director for UFA, with responsibility for managing, maintaining and enhancing the street tree population in the city of Washington, D.C., providing leadership to the administration staff and strategic direction to align UFA with priorities of other DDOT administrations and city agencies, coordinating with other government agencies on issues related to disease management, species selection and other matters, interacting with the public, and providing overall management of Urban Forestry Administration.
Deadline: June 26, 2016
State College Borough is accepting applications for a full-time Tree Maintenance Specialist. This is a labor-intensive position primarily involving the planting, maintaining, care and removal of public trees. Work is performed outside and requires a great deal of public contact.
Deadline: June 17, 2016
Seeking a candidate that:
· Has a strong arboricultural background
· has experience conducting tree risk assessments
· Has experience managing contractors and working across various departments
· Has excellent customer service skills
· Is proficient with technology (tree inventory, spreadsheets, etc.)
Deadline: June 13, 2016
The City of Portland’s Bureau of Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry Division (PP&R) is seeking a Botanic Specialist II – Forestry. The position will under general supervision, develop and manage tree programs and projects in support of Portland’s Urban Forestry Management Plan, including tree inventory, tree planting projects, stewardship programs, and research/citizen science projects.