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.


Tree Warden / Forestry Section Foreman Town of Barnstable, MA
Provides professional, administrative, technical, supervisory work & highly skilled hands on work in planning and managing the care of street and park shade trees including planting, designing, relocating, trimming and removal of trees & spraying for pest control. This is a full-time position, with benefits. For more information & to apply, visit Open until filled. Posted here August 10, 2018

Assistant DPW Superintendent, Park and Tree Division – Town of Wellesley, MA
Under the direction of the Superintendent of the Park and Highway Division, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for the management and implementation of the Park and Tree Program. The successful candidate plans, schedules and directs the day to day operations of the Park and Tree Program of the Park and Highway Division and serves as advisor and liaison in coordinating programs with other town boards and commissions, and members of the public. The incumbent also serves as Town Arborist and Deputy Tree Warden for the Natural Resources Commission and is responsible for the administration of MGL Chapters 45, 87 & 132. To apply, submit a town job application, or a cover letter and resume, to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482, or email as a Word or PDF document to by Friday, August 24, 2018. Posted here August 8, 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 and click employment opportunities. Application deadline: August 10, 2018. Posted here August 6, 2018

Park and Tree Specialist (Aerial) – Town of Concord, MA
Town of Concord, MA Concord’s Highway & Grounds Division seeks an individual to perform skilled operator work, tree removal, landscaping & general labor. Must be a team player with good communication skills. Requires Class B CDL & 2A hoisting license, plus experience with operating heavy equip; & grounds maintenance. Pay rate: $22.16 – $31.45/hour.  For more information and application instructions visit or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025. EOE.  Application deadline: August 3, 2018 at noon. Posted here July 12, 2018