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.

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.

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…)

Forester, Colorado State Forest Service (Alamosa, CO)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Under direct supervision of the District Forester, the Forester position will assist other district personnel within the following areas: forest management, outreach, and administration. This Forester I will perform program duties under the direction of the District Forester; and is expected to develop and implement program recommendations. (more…)

Graduate Research Assistant, Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University has a graduate assistantship available for an individual interested in pursuing a MS degree in forestry with a specialization in forest resource economics and management. The planned start date for this assistantship is August 16, 2014 and will remain open until filled. (more…)

Executive Director, California ReLeaf (Sacramento, CA)

Deadline: Open until filled, but preferred by August 7, 2014

California ReLeaf is seeking an Excecutive Director with a passion for empowering California nonprofits. The time is opportune for advancing an expanded vision for urban forestry grassroots efforts in California. (more…)

Youth Tree Team Director, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (Indianapolis, IN)

Deadline: August 1, 2014

The Youth Tree Team (YTT) works to preserve and maintain the trees KIB plants through our Community Forestry program. Employees work outdoors to water, mulch, prune, stake, and plant trees. Along with daily work activities, YTT employees participate in weekly enrichment activities including a wilderness camping trip, learning financial management skills, networking with green-collar professionals, and rafting on the White River. (more…)