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

Arborist – Town of Lexington
The Public Works Department has an opening in the Forestry Division for an arborist. This position requires the ability to lift heavy objects, understand and follow oral & written instructions, work under varying weather conditions, be available for overtime, and must have the appropriate level valid driver’s and CDL Class B commercial license w/air brakes, and hoisting license and EHAP certificate.  Consideration will be given to those applicants that have arboriculture & tree/landscaping experience.  $23.74 per hour w/excellent benefits. Please submit Town Application form (required) to Town Manager’s Office, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420.  For the required application form and job description, email jobs@lexingtonma.gov or download from www.lexingtonma.gov or call Human Resources Department at 781-698-4590. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here May 7, 2021.

Tree Climber II – Town of Wilmington
Manual arboricultural work of a very skilled nature in the care and maintenance of town-owned trees, shrubbery,
and roadside vegetation involving aerial lift operation, skilled rope and saddle climbing, and rigging; all other
related work as required. Read the complete job description at the link above. Application procedures are detailed on the town’s Employment Opportunities webpage. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here April 30, 2021

Community Garden Ambassador Intern – City of Cambridge
Reports to the Supervising Landscape Architect in the Engineering Division and works closely with the Supervising Engineer managing community gardens. Position requires knowledge of growing conditions and the abilities to identify typical garden plants, to work independently, and to read a map, as well as good writing skills and excellent interpersonal skills. Specific duties and application procedure are detailed on the Cambridge employment website. Resume and letter of interest requested by 4/29/21. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here April 5, 2021

Tree Inventory/Management Plan Intern (2 Seasonal Positions) – City of Cambridge
Reports to the DPW City Arborist and works closely with the Information Systems Manager for the DPW. Specific duties include but are not limited to assisting in updating an inventory of city street trees and creating or updating the tree inventory for various locations throughout the city. Click here for more details. Applicants should submit both resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. We are an AA/EEO Employer. Posted here March 19, 2021.

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Supervisor (Seasonal) – City of Cambridge
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 job description at the city’s website employment page, www.cambridgema.gov.

Submit both resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 3/24/2021. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here March 7, 2021

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Interns (8 Positions, Seasonal) – City of Cambridge
The position reports to the DPW City Arborist and works closely with the Landscape Administrator for the DPW. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following: Inspect, water, and maintain selected young trees throughout the City. Ride a bike with trailer attached loaded with equipment and connect equipment to fire hydrants in order to water trees and fill ‘Gator Bags’ with water.  Weed existing tree wells. Record watering progress with mapping program on tablet. More details may be found on the job description at the city’s website employment page, www.cambridgema.gov.

Submit both resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 3/24/2021. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here March 7, 2021

Tree Warden, Part-time – City of Easthampton, MA

Statutory technical work in caring for public shade trees in compliance with MGL Chapter 87 and the rules and regulations of the Park and Recreation Commission. Intermittent, part-time position. Visit the town website link above for the complete description of the position and an application. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here November 2, 2020.