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 Info@ACTrees.org for more information. For a full list of job announcements, please visit the Jobs Archive.

Chief Executive Officer– TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

TreePeople is seeking a collaborative and results-oriented Chief Executive Officer to join its passionate, dedicated and capable staff to empower Angelenos to take action toward a sustainable future. TreePeople is an environmental nonprofit organization focused on growing a sustainable climate-resilient Los Angeles – one with sufficient tree canopy, healthy soil, and locally sourced, clean water — even for the most urban neighborhoods. The organization works at the policy and grassroots levels to influence and guide the transformation of the city’s landscapes into living, healthy watersheds. TreePeople’s work spans LA’s homes, schools and neighborhoods along with working in local mountains and in its 45-acre Coldwater Canyon Park.

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Urban Forestry Manager– TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

SUMMARY:  TreePeople’s Forestry Programs inspire, train, and support the residents of the greater Los Angeles area as they implement community-based tree planting and tree care projects where they live, learn, work or play, thereby achieving the Forestry Department goal of 25% canopy coverage.

The Urban Forestry Manager works with TreePeople’s volunteer leaders (including Citizen Foresters and Citizen Arborists) to support their communities in the planting, mapping and caring of trees in Greater Los Angeles urban areas – from instruction, event planning and implementation, through the final stages of a subsequent working relationship with the Forestry department’s Tree Care division, to ensure the ongoing care of the trees.

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Development and Events Associate– Trees for Houston (Houston, TX)

Description:

The Development & Events Associate is responsible for the management, planning, coordination and implementation of all events for Trees For Houston (TFH). Works with staff, as well as event chairs and committees to raise funds for and promote community awareness of Trees for Houston’s mission and programs. This position will work in Coordination on other projects as assigned with the Director of Development, as well as other staff.

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Education Program Coordinator– Trees Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Position Description

Trees Atlanta’s mission specifies three areas of focus: planting, conserving, and educating. Our purpose is to protect and improve Atlanta’s urban forest. The education team is able to broaden the impact of our planting and conservation work by increasing awareness, sharing knowledge, and enabling more purposeful engagement to protect our trees. Through education we seed environmental stewardship and nurture relationships that advance our good works. We do this by offering programming that is relevant, informative, useful, and fun.

Our new education facility enables us to greatly expand our education programming.

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Community Engagement Manager– TreeFolks (Austin, TX)

Position Description

As Community Engagement Manager for TreeFolks, you will bring your love of people and the environment together to build and enrich our vibrant community of volunteers, supporters, and partner organizations. We are looking for a motivated, innovative, fun loving and self-directed leader who is inspired by the energy our volunteers have to offer! This is a full time position with benefits reporting directly to the Executive Director.

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Community Forester at St. Louis Regional Office (St. Charles, MO)

Duties and Responsibilities

Administers state grants/cost sharing programs related to urban tree planting/care region wide; develops urban tree planting and community forest plans for governmental entities; responds to arborists’ requests for assistance with insect and disease problems, recommendations for building around trees and selection of species for planting; works with green industries on ISA certification and responds to requests for help on special problems;

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Horticulturist– City of Cedarburg (Cedarburg, WI)

  • Under the direction of the Parks & Forestry Superintendent, maintains flowers, shrubs, trees and turf on park grounds & open space properties, boulevards, athletic fields, multiple municipal building landscapes, downtown business district and the Urban Forest.
  • Responsibilities would include but are not limited to horticultural practices, urban forestry operations, grounds maintenance, facility maintenance, pesticide & fertilizer applications, equipment operation & maintenance & snow removal.

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Chief Operating Officer, Casey Trees (Washington, DC)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Casey Trees, established in 2002 to restore, enhance and protect the tree canopy of Washington, DC, seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to manage the organization’s day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate is dedicated to Casey Trees’ mission, an excellent communicator, experienced, personable, able to deal with daily challenges, highly motivated, enjoys working with a diverse staff and external partners.
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Program Manager, Arbor Day Foundation (Lincoln, NE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Arbor Day Foundation is seeking a Program Manager to lead our new initiative of working with local volunteer tree planting organizations. This position serves as an important link between existing and potential partners and our work together to further our mission.
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Forest Restoration Specialist, Trees Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Forest Restoration Specialist will assist the field supervisor in performing activities specific to Trees Atlanta’s Restoration Program, including invasive vegetation management (manual and chemical management), planting and maintenance of native trees, shrubs, seedlings, and groundcover, and other special projects such as erosion control and irrigation.
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