Job Postings

Available Municipal, State or Federal Arboriculture-Related Positions

MTWFA will advertise tree-related positions for municipal, state, or federal government agencies. Contact the MTWFA office to request a posting. PLEASE NOTE: job postings stating “open until filled” will be removed 90 days after posting. Please contact us if you wish to renew the posting after 90 days. Find more job posting websites and career information in the MTWFA presentation at the 5th Massachusetts Green Careers Conference.

Opportunities

Foreman / Tree Warden – Town of Acton, MA
The Town of Acton is seeking an energetic candidate for its Foreman/Tree Warden. An opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, the Foreman/Tree Warden will be responsible for planning and organizing the daily activities. Shares in the responsibilities of responding to emergencies and weather related hazards. A great opportunity to be part of a hard-working team, this is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Application deadline is April 11, 2019. View the posting and application instructions.

Tree Inventory Interns – City of Cambridge, MA
The City of Cambridge, Public Works Department, is seeking applicants to fill two 30-hours per week, temporary 8 to 10-week Tree Inventory Intern positions. The intern will report to the DPW City Arborist and works closely with the Information Systems Manager for the DPW.  Specific duties and requirements are listed at the above link. $16.63 per hour.  Interested applicants, submit your resume and letter of interest no later than 8pm on 4/22/19 via email to employment@cambridgema.gov  We are an AA/EEO Employer. Posted here March-21-19.

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Supervisor (summer position) –  City of Cambridge DPW
Cambridge DPW seeks a qualified individual to supervise the Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador program. The supervisor will work with a group of approximately 8 summer interns to lead and coordinate daily activities to support work objectives related to the Water-By-Bike summer program. Specific duties are listed on the Cambridge website. Resumes and letters of interested requested by 03/25/19. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.  Posted here February 21, 2019.

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Interns (Summer Positions) – City of Cambridge DPW
A demonstrated interest in environmental stewardship and appreciation for trees in urban settings. Background or interest in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental studies, landscape architecture, or urban planning.  Undergraduate coursework in Horticulture, Forestry or Environmental Studies or related field is preferred. Ability to work independently. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be comfortable riding a bicycle in urban environment. See the City of Cambridge website for specific job description. Resumes and letters of interested requested by 03/25/19.  Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer. Posted here February 21, 2019.

Lead Arborist – Forestry Division – City of Springfield MA
The City of Springfield is accepting applications for the position of Lead Arborist within the Forestry Division. The incumbent is responsible for the oversight of the crew in the care and maintenance of public shade trees in the City of Springfield. Must be able to work in a team setting and communicate effectively. Requires MA class B CDL plus air brake endorsement, MA class 1C hoisting engineers license. 5 Years of forestry/climbing work required with three of those being in a supervisory capacity. For more information please visit https://www.springfield-ma.gov Position closes February 19, 2019. Posted here February 5, 2019.

Assistant Highway and Grounds Superintendent – Concord Public Works -Town of Concord, MA
Seeking an energetic & innovative professional to join our progressive management team. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment with background in a field such as public works, construction, arboriculture, landscaping or a similar field. This position requires strong organizational, planning, decision-making and supervisory/leadership skills & experience with construction and public works maintenance equipment. If you have the needed skills, our team-based, collaborative environment will allow you to gain job-specific knowledge to succeed.  Salary up to $98,966 + winter emergency storm response pay, excellent benefits, pension & a healthy work-life balance.  Application deadline: 3/8/19. For more information or to apply, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025.  EOE. Posted here February 5, 2019.

Aerial Lift Operator – Town of Duxbury, MA
Seeking qualified and experienced candidates for our full-time, benefit-eligible, Aerial Lift Operator position within the Lands and Natural Resources Dept. Must have extensive tree and natural resources knowledge, physical ability, agility, tree climbing, rope use, chain saw, in the tree and proper harness skills, prior and demonstrable ability to supervise others, as well as valid Driver’s and CDL Class B licenses. Hydraulics 2B license and climbing and aerial lift certification preferred. View job description and apply by going to TownofDuxbury.appone.com and clicking “Search for Jobs”. EEO. Posted here December 18, 2018.

Tree Climber I and II – Town of Andover, MA
Under supervision of the Working Foreman, perform skilled and semi-skilled operation of various sized equipment, motor vehicles and other hand and power tools and apparatus in the care, maintenance, trimming and/or removal of town trees; elimination of tree hazards; and the preservation of tree beauty on streets, in parks and other public locations. Perform all other related duties for the Forestry division within the division of Public Works following established methods and procedures. Click on link above, then click on job title to read more and learn how to apply. No closing date. Posted here October 1, 2018.

Arborist – City of Springfield, MA
The City of Springfield is accepting applications for an arborist position with the forestry division. The incumbent is responsible for the care and maintenance of public shade trees within the City of Springfield. Must be able to work in a team setting and communicate effectively. Requires MA class B CDL with air brake endorsement plus at least 2 years’ climbing/bucket operator experience. ISA certified tree worker is a plus. For more information please visit springfield-ma.gov and click employment opportunities. Updated February 5, 2019: Position will remain open until filled. Posted here August 6, 2018