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.


Equipment Operator III – Tree Division – Town of Wilmington, MA
Manual arboricultural work of a skilled nature in the care and maintenance of town-owned trees, shrubbery, and roadside vegetation; other related work as directed. Complete job description here – see all pages. Application deadline is October 19, 2018. Posted here October 3, 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 and click employment opportunities. Updated application deadline: September 25, 2018. Posted here August 6, 2018

Tree Climber – Town of Wellesley, MA
The Wellesley Department of Public Works, Park and Tree Division, is currently seeking a Tree Climber. Reporting to the General Foreman and/or Tree Care Foreman, the Tree Climber performs all kinds of tree and landscape care including mowing, trimming, planting, pruning, fertilizing, pest control, hazardous electric line pruning, tree removal and other operations involving rigging. The ability to rope climb and work in trees is essential. The position requires the incumbent to work outdoors in all weather conditions, in high and precarious places, and in the immediate vicinity of electric lines; to participate in the Town’s snow and ice control program; and to be available for stand-by, emergency and weekend duties as required. The incumbent performs tasks for other divisions and Town departments when needed. Find more information at 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 September 20, 2018. AA/EOE. Posted here August 30, 2018

Operations Manager – Concord Public Works – Town of Concord, MA
Are you a foreman, crew leader, supervisor, or manager looking for the next challenge in your career? 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 a public works field such as construction, management, arboriculture, landscaping or a similar field. In addition to a competitive salary of up to $92K, the Town of Concord offers compensation for winter maintenance, excellent benefits, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. The candidate will be required to have or obtain licenses to operate construction equipment & vehicles. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by 9/14/18 will receive priority consideration. For more information and application instructions, visit or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025. EOE.   Posted here August 22, 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