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 Foreman – Town of Barnstable, MA
Provides professional, administrative, technical, supervisory work, and highly skilled hands on work, in planning/managing the care of street and park shade trees including the planting, designing, relocating, trimming and removal of trees and spraying for pest control; all other duties as assigned. Additionally responsible for planning, managing, and supervising general roadside maintenance. Apply @ click on “Employment” and filter “Highway”. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here March 26, 2018.

Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes – City of Cambridge, MA
Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner of Public Works, the Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes plays a lead role in all initiatives related to the care, protection and promotion of the urban forest throughout the community, including the municipal tree population as well as other trees to the extent provided for by law and/or regulation. The Superintendent is also responsible for landscaping and gardening efforts throughout the City in coordination with the Superintendent of Parks. Resumes and letters of interest requested by April 16, 2018. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here March 16, 2018.

Public Works Operations Manager – Town of Concord, MA
Concord’s Highway & Grounds Division, a recognized leader in the industry, is seeking an energetic and innovative professional to join our progressive management team. The ideal candidate will have experience in the direct supervision of staff in a fast paced environment with background in public works, construction, management, arboriculture, landscaping or a similar   field. Success in this position requires strong organizational, planning, decision making and supervisory skills with knowledge and proficiency in the operation of public works construction and maintenance equipment.   Candidate will be required to have or obtain licenses to operate construction equipment & vehicles. Salary Range: $59–90K, plus additional compensation for winter storm response. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Posted here February 15, 2018