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.


Forestry Supervisor/Tree Warden – Town of Watertown, MA
The Town of Watertown Department of Public Works seeks an individual for professional, administrative and site inspection work related to the planning and managing the care of street and park shade trees, including the planting, designing, relocating, trimming and removal of trees. See the link above for complete job description and requirements. Additional requirements include certification as an arborist from the International Society of Arboriculture or the Massachusetts Arborists Association. TO APPLY: Town of Watertown application form is on their website or at the Personnel Department. An application form with cover letter and resume is accepted by email:; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Position will remain open until filled. Posted here February 24, 2020.

Tree Climber – Town of Arlington, MA
Responsible for ongoing maintenance and pruning of all street trees and removing hazardous dead trees or limbs and removal of roots and stumps; performs emergency maintenance to trees and limbs taken down or damaged during storms to enable access of emergency vehicles; plants trees and shrubs.  Assists with town-wide snow removal and sanding operations during winter months.  For a complete job description, or to apply, please visit  Position will remain open until filled. Posted here January 30, 2020.