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The Urban Forestry Program, of the City of Austin, TX, is seeking candidates for two new positions - An Environmental Inspection Specialist and an Environmental Review Specialist. These two individuals will work on a team which reviews proposed construction and development for compliance with ordinance - specifically as it relates to potential impacts to public trees. Application periods for both job postings close on December 2.
A graduate research assistantship is available for a M.S. student to assess the hiring needs (types and number of jobs, education/skills needed) of municipalities, private companies, non-profits and other organizations engaged in urban forestry within the Mid-Atlantic region. Research will be conducted at West Virginia University, Division of Forestry & Natural Resources, in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.
Plans, directs and manages the long-term development and strategic direction of Fairfax County's urban forestry program. Plans, directs and manages the operations of the urban forestry management division. Establishes and ensures attainment of short-term projects and strategic initiatives relating to local tree conservation ordinances, forest pest management, forest conservation, landscape management, and land use.
TThis position supervises the Green Seattle Partnership (GSP) program, including three Plant Ecologists, the five-member Natural Area Crew, approximately 150 Forest Stewards, 2-5 temporary seasonal staff, and GSP-supporting volunteer programs. Under the direction of the NRU Manager, this position will participate in the GSP Internal Steering Committee, GSP Executive Team, and other GSP functions as the program implementation representative. This position will manage complex reforestation projects, monitor and create budgets, manage work load of staff and volunteers, foster and develop partnerships, coordinate projects with partner agencies, approve and let contracts, manage the native plant propagation program, and other duties as assigned. It will assume the responsibility to develop technical reports and handle issues and problems for the work unit.
The City of Everett is accepting applications on an open/competitive basis for the Civil Service examination process for Arborist. All vacancies in this job class will be filled from the ranked Civil Service register established from the examination process until the register expires in 12 months or is depleted. Union membership is required within 30 days of hire.
The City of Laramie is accepting applications for a City Arborist. This position, under direction, will plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise activities associated with the development, maintenance, and care of trees on city property and rights-of-ways.
Position is full-time permanent. Note that the application deadline is Oct. 27, starting salary is $58,732.00.
The Arbor Day Foundation seeks a Program Manager to lead our Urban Forestry programs. This position serves as an important link between existing and potential partners and our work together to further our mission. The Program manager proactively advocates for the growth and development of our high-impact urban forestry programs through a national network of partners. We are in search of an individual who can offer growth and innovation to our programs while also recognizing the importance of effective operations and management. The ideal candidate is exceptional at both relationship and program management, relentless at pursuing growth in programmatic impact, and knowledgeable about the world of Urban Forestry.