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Development Manager | Canopy, Palo Alto (Posted 6/18/18)

Canopy is seeking a Development Manager to lead the organization’s fundraising strategy, oversee fundraising activities, and cultivate meaningful partnerships with Canopy’s generous individual and institutional supporters. Position title and opportunities are flexible depending on candidate strengths and experience; we welcome applications from seasoned development professionals as well as young and mid-level professionals looking to take the next step in their career. Canopy values professional growth and development for all team members. For the right candidate, this could be a Director-level role.

Urban Forestry Program Crew Leader | Los Angeles Beautification Team, Los Angeles (Posted 4/06/18)

The Urban Forestry Program Crew Leader position is a hands-on job that will supervise and train the staff of LABT’s Urban Forestry Program in tree planting and maintenance activities. Certification as an ISA Arborist is highly desired or having the ability to obtain certification within one year of employment. Training will be provided in ISA and Urban Forest Division standards on tree planting and maintenance. Dependability and quality of work will be emphasized. The hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Saturday. Saturday shifts are required.

Tree Planting and Maintenance Supervisor | Los Angeles Beautification Team, Los Angeles (Posted 4/06/18)

The Tree Planting and Maintenance Supervisor, is an entry level, hands on position with LABT’s Tree Planting and Maintenance Program that will work to achieve the goals and priorities of our tree planting and maintenance program. Training will be provided in ISA and Urban Forest Division standards on tree planting and maintenance Dependability and quality of work will be emphasized. The hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Saturday. Saturday shifts are required.

Tree Planting and Maintenance Supervisor | Friend of the Urban Forest, San Francisco (Posted 3/23/18)

The Community Outreach Manager is responsible for directing, planning, developing, and facilitating community engagement with the goal of expanding participation in tree planting events and FUF’s membership base in neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. This position works closely with the Volunteer and Greening Programs to ensure that upcoming events meet FUF’s monthly and annual goals.

Education Intern | US Forest Service, Los Angeles (Posted 10/20/17)

During the 2016-2017 school year, education interns reached over 15,000 students from Los Angeles County. Once again, interns are needed from January through June 2018 to reach over 19,000 students participating in the Every Kid in a Park program, a national initiative to provide all 4th graders an opportunity to experience the outdoors.

Working with park rangers and volunteers, interns will learn how rangers conduct field trips for elementary school students and will gain experience leading programs for 4th grade students who will learn about the park’s Mediterranean Ecosystem, cultural resources/history, science, recreational opportunities and mission of public lands. On occasion, interns may also assist rangers at special events, fairs, and conferences in and out of the park—providing general information to the public about the park and programs.

Arborist/Urban Forester | Parks Maintenance Superintendent, Sacramento (Posted 9/7/17)

Parks Maintenance provides maintenance for the City’s park system, athletic fields, and bike trails. Parks Maintenance personnel also provides city beautification for many city facilities and pedestrian areas including City Hall and the Crocker Art Museum. The City of Sacramento has over over 226 parks, over 88 miles of off-street trails and 10 dog parks. This equals over 200 acres of open space.

Maintenance levels vary according to season and facility but include restroom cleaning, litter removal, irrigation operation and repair, mowing, playground inspection and repair, weed control, fertilization, and shrub maintenance.

Tree Care Careers | Bartlett Tree Experts, San Francisco (Posted 5/2/17)
Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you like a rigorous workout? Consider a career that combines art, science, and athleticism! We are looking for crew members with these interests for a full time positions. Learn climbing skills, pruning theory and practice, rigging and removal, cabling and mechanical support, ground operations, and much more. Assistance in becoming ISA certified. Our company uses modern arborist equipment, techniques, and vehicles. Applicants for these full time positions must have a CA drivers license, dependable transportation, and a good driving record. Based out of San Francisco, we cover the City and Peninsula. We strive for professionalism, so employees must maintain a neat appearance, and of course, no substance abuse. Experience good, but not necessary; just team work and good attitude. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, or better yet, add a resume with your reply. Contact Lee Nachtrieb at or (925)209-9300

Tree Care & Stewardship Program Manager | Our City Forest (Posted 1/23/17)
Our City Forest is seeking a Tree Care & Stewardship Program Manager to oversee the development and implementation of several community tree care projects each week, including daily management of AmeriCorps service members and frequent field work. The Program Manager will correspond with City staff and the public on a regular basis. The Program Manager will need to be able to engage, direct, and coach service members and volunteers, as well as serve a diverse public. While a certified arborist would be a strong candidate for this position, others who meet the required qualifications are welcome to apply. Click here to view the full job announcement.

Student Internships | Society of Municipal Arborists (Posted 1/6/17)
The Society of Muncipal Arborists is seeking both 10-Week Summer Internships for 2017 (where students will experience the full range of job duties of the municipal arborist/urban forester) as well as Project-Based Internships (where students will work on specific projects — including but not limited to tree inventories, tree planting, PR/marketing campaigns, iTree analyses, research, and more) in various host cities. Click here to view the full posting.

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