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

Sweetwater County Recreation Superintendent, Sweetwater County Recreation Board (Rock Springs, WY)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Sweetwater County Recreation Board is seeking applications for the full-time position of Sweetwater County Recreation Superintendent. Under the direction of the Sweetwater County Recreation Board, this position supervises, plans, directs, manages, and reviews the activities and operations of the Sweetwater County Recreation properties; coordinates recreation services and activities among staff and with outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Sweetwater County Recreation Board. (more…)

AmeriCorps Urban Forestry Specialist, Our City Forest (San Jose, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Our City Forest is a non-profit urban forestry and environmental action organization. The focus of this program is to organize neighborhood and school tree care and tree planting projects, promote environmental education, and recruit and train volunteers through our AmeriCorps program. (more…)

Young Adult Conservation Corps, Tree Trust (Minneapolis, MN)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Young adults maintain and improve Hennepin County parks, neighborhoods and public spaces while building transferable job skills in this three to nine month job training program. With only five crew members per crew leader, each participant receives personal attention in a supportive and real work environment. When they graduate from the program, they leave a lasting impression on the local landscape and take with them skills they need to be successful in the workplace and in life. Apply now for the next work session. (more…)

Urban Forester, City of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)

Deadline: Open until filled.

An Urban Forester plans, develops and implements urban tree management and reforestation projects and monitors contractors’ work for quality and conformance to City policies and regulations. The work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities. Incumbents receive general supervision from a technical superior. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis and be on 24-hour on-call duty in emergencies or for special events. (more…)

Rural Forestry Program Leader, Nebraska Forest Service (Lincoln, NE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Administer and lead the Rural Forestry Program in Nebraska. This senior level leadership position (non-tenure faculty University of Nebraska-Lincoln) provides statewide leadership in developing, implementing and monitoring all rural forestry programs. The Nebraska Forest Service is a dynamic, progressive and growing state forestry agency that is uniquely located within the University of Nebraska. Excellent benefits, including tuition remission for employees and dependents.
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GreenLinks Coordinator, Nine Mile Run Watershed Association (Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline: August 15, 2014

The Nine Mile Run Watershed Association (NMRWA) is hiring a GreenLinks Coordinator to assist in the management of the urban forest in our watershed. This is an exciting opportunity for any individual looking to make an impact in a diverse urban setting, utilizing their passion for the environment and sustainability. (more…)

Urban Forester, Metro Parks Tacoma (Tacoma, WA)

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an Urban Forester to provide substantial independent work and supervision of full-time and seasonal crews in all phases of tree care including pruning, disease/pest management, planting, removal, fertilizing and watering of trees. (more…)

Educator, TreePeople (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Educator position is responsible for delivering environmental education programs to students and family groups and working with groups of teens to complete environmental projects. (more…)