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.

Urban Forest Program Coordinator, Asheville GreenWorks (Asheville, NC)

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.”

Communications and Marketing Director, City Parks Alliance (Washington, DC)

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.

Assoc Dir., Urban Forestry Adm, District Dept. of Transportation (Washington, DC)

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.

Tree Maintenance Specialist, City of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA)

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.)

Botanic Specialist II – Forestry, City of Portland Bureau of Parks & Recreation (Portland, OR)

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.