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Cooperative Resource Forester
Wyoming State Forestry Division
-Provides direction and assistance for conservation education through Wyoming PLT and other educational programs and organizations.
-Coordinates the WY Champion Tree Program
-Assists with Tree City USA certification program and Arbor Day celebrations in communities.
-Assists in coordination of the Community Tree Managers Focus Group and Northern Rockies Tree School.
-Assists in coordinating the Living Snow Fence program
-Works with field staff and program managers with field day coordination statewide
-Collaborates with the Stewardship Forester to promote and audit Forest Stewardship Plans.
-Assists in updating and maintaining the Best Management Practices manual and audits, as needed.
-Works with the Outreach Forester to promote WSFD in various forms of media, including Backyards and Barnyards publications and the annual report.
-Conducts native and exotic insect disease surveys.
-Assists with the administration of sub-grants and with the completion of special grant-funded projects.
-Works with the national Firewise program and communities in coordination with the Fuels program.
-Performs Federal Excess Personal Property and Firefighter -Property Program inspections as needed.
-Participates in all the major programs within the division.
-Provides written and electronic documents, brochures, newsletters, reports, website and social media updates, press releases, and other resources for field staff, cooperators and constituents, and news media.
Forestry Intern
City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry
This is a non-benefited, temporary position with up to a 40-hour work week. This position will: assist with forestry education and outreach to citizens and the green industry to further best practices in urban forestry and promote Rooted in Cheyenne (neighborhood tree planting program) to homeowners and prospective sponsors and volunteers to build support and capacity for the program.
Provide outreach to citizens and the green industry related to forestry best practices. Distribute Urban Forestry educational resources and direct constituents to additional resources if needed. Assist with developing educational resources in response to the demand from the public.
Provide Emerald Ash Borer outreach and education. Evaluate ash trees on public and private property and recommend management strategies. Utilize Tree Plotter (tree inventory system) to record ash tree evaluations and develop reports/maps to quantify ash populations.
Answer tree related questions from the public. Maintain and update websites and social media sites. Develop videos with staff to highlight proper tree maintenance. Provide articles/press releases for internal and external media. Develop and maintain a list of green industry companies and coordinate outreach, correspondence and educational opportunities.
Assist with coordination of the Rooted in Cheyenne neighborhood tree planting program. Identify partnerships and sponsors to support the program. Assist with marketing/promoting the program and evaluate effectiveness. Monitor website/Facebook page and add/delete content. Help coordinate meetings, media events, planting events and direct volunteers to assist. Maintain participant lists, volunteer lists and tree planting locations and ensure records are current and accurate. Utilize Tree Plotter to evaluate trees planted through the program.
Forestry Technician II
Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District - Parks Dept
Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the position
of Forestry Technician II in our Parks Department.
The successful applicant will work with a group of Park professionals in a beautiful community,
nestled in the foothills of Jefferson County. We are looking for that individual who has a passion
for the care of trees, who will be an integral participant in the maintenance of our Park trees
and who will assist in planning the direction the Forestry Division takes going forward.
The Forestry Technician II applicant must have experience with the safe operation of bucket
trucks used in tree maintenance and in climbing techniques using ropes and saddle. The
Forestry Technician II should have experience identifying disease and insects harmful to trees
and knowledge of ‘Best Practice’ in the in care and treatment. This applicant must also have
experience in the safe operation of all tools and equipment used in planting, pruning and
removal of trees.
Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District offers competitive benefits that include access to
recreation centers and pools, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, matching 401A
retirement contributions, PTO, long and short-term disability and ten paid holidays.
City of Durango
This position leads, oversees and participates in the work of maintenance crews responsible for parks services
specific to the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs within the City’s Urban Forest. Provides technical
authority to provide the correct diagnosis of tree pests and diseases, pruning and trimming and maintaining
general health of forestry plants and trees.
The following duties are normal for this position. However, they are not to be construed as exclusive or all–
inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other
duties may also be required or assigned.
• Lead, train and provide input to supervisor in reviewing the work of assigned staff.
• Prunes and removes trees for health and safety.
• Diagnose tree and shrub diseases and pests and plan and implement proper treatment.
• Leads and participates in snow removal.
• Provide education for public regarding the urban forest.
• Lead and participate in the use and operation of equipment needed for maintaining public land, City
parks, trees and trails.
• Maintains equipment and tools and purchases parts and replacement equipment utilized in the job.
Forestry Technician 1
Town of Berthoud
SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Town Forester/Open Space Manager, the Forestry Tech I position is to assist in maintaining the health, safety, and aesthetics of public trees within the Town of Berthoud.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Provides technical assistance to staff for conducting resource assessments and the development of conservation planning alternatives on woodlands, utilizing guidance in applicable NRCS handbooks and the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide (eFOTG).
Monitors programs and policies of Federal and state agencies on forestland use and management, including applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations to inform supervisor of potential conflicts or opportunities for collaboration.
Conducts resource inventories, obtains planning information, identifies conservation opportunities, and assists in developing conservation plans and contracts consistent with land use needs and NRCS policy.
Utilizes NRCS computer tools such as ArcGIS, and Progress Reporting System to document plans and their implementation.
Contacts natural resource agencies (State Department of Natural Resources, forestry contractors, consultants, conservation districts, etc.) to formulate conservation plans related to woodland planning and installation of forestry related practices.
Seasonal GNA Project Forester
Wyoming State Forestry Division
Plans forest product sales based on factors such as harvestable timber, operability, access, and other natural resource considerations.
Prepares and writes detailed project plans.
Assists USFS personnel in identifying priority treatment areas, conducts environmental analyses, and provides written recommendations.
Provides assistance in establishing long term forest management goals and objectives related to forest management activities.
Prepares forest product sales, including property boundary determination, harvest unit layout, road design and layout, marking, cruising, volume determination, appraisal, and advertising.
Prepares forest product sale and timber stand improvement project contracts and maps.
Ensures agency policies and procedures are followed throughout the presale process.
Administers forest product sale contracts to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and project goals.
Monitors progression of harvesting operations and ensures best management practices are being followed.
Maintains the record of volume removed, payments, and account status.
Makes recommendations regarding contract modifications or extensions for harvesting operations.
Implements forest management projects such as timber stand improvement from project planning through preparation and contract administration.
Coordinates with local, state, and federal partners in advancing forest management in the area.
Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Urban Forestry
Oregon State University
Thinking about Grad School? I'm looking for an on-campus graduate student at Oregon State starting in September 2021. Responsibilities include grading and help with undergraduate courses in Urban Forestry and Arboriculture.
UC Davis Arboretum Urban Forester
UC Davis
Under general supervision of the Arboretum and Public Garden (APG) Assistant Director (Landscape Grounds Manager 1), the Urban Forester works cooperatively with APG staff and supervisors, landscape architects, landscape planners, academics, students and community members as needed to maintain and improve the health, safety and sustainability of the urban forest across the 5,300-acre campus landscape. This position will work to implement the Living Landscape Adaptation Plan for climate change and ensure a thriving tree canopy into the future. This position will be directly responsible for ongoing health and hazard inspections for the 16,000+ campus trees, managing the campus tree database, organizing and recommending priorities for tree work, analyzing data and generating reports on the tree program, leading the young tree pruning program, ensuring the quality of new tree plantings, and assisting with tree hazard removals. This position will support tree-focused education and engagement programs and mentor students on tree-related projects.
Development Review Arborist
City of Kirkland, WA
Do you have a passion for urban forestry? Want to be a part of a dynamic team coordinating tree protection, preservation and planting? Come join us at the City of Kirkland Planning Department! The position is responsible for review of development proposals and tree removal permits for compliance with tree codes, makes recommendations regarding tree protection and works with staff, developers and the general public. To learn more about the position requirements, benefits, etc. and to apply, use the link provided in this post. For more information about the position, contact Kelly Wilkinson via email or phone.
Urban Forestry Arborist II
City of Longview
The second level of the Urban Forestry Series is responsible for performing specialized functions such as evaluating the condition of trees, make recommendations for the tree care, and provide the services needed such as pruning, fertilization, and insect and disease control and to perform related work as required.

The Urban Forest Arborist II would be distinguished from the Urban Forest Arborist Lead in that the position is responsible for performing complex duties requiring specialized knowledge in Arboriculture but does not organize or prioritize workload or review the work of other technicians. Positions in this class usually perform most of the duties required of the Urban Forest Arborist Lead and are expected to function and exercise more independent direction and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods.

Essential Job Duties
-Performs planting, transplanting, pruning, spray/inject plant and removes trees in parks, along city streets, or on other public property using various means including ladders, aerial lifts, rope and saddle, and from the ground.
-Performs cabling and bracing work on trees.
-Operates a variety of tools and equipment following instructions and safety standards to inspect and maintain plants. Equipment used may include aerial lift, chipper, chain saws, stump grinder, tree spade, tractors, and boom truck.
-Provides guidance to part time employee(s) regarding safety practices, methods of operating and setting up equipment, and properly pruning and removing techniques.
-Maintains an electronic database of records concerning tree management activities.
-Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Neiman Enterprises
Neiman Timber Company is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its team as a
Forester located in Spearfish, South Dakota. This is a full-time, permanent position.
Primary job duties:
 Layout of timber sales,
 GPS data collection,
 GIS and resource database management,
 Administration of harvest activities,
 Log quality monitoring,
 Ensuring compliance with the principles of the Sustainable Forestry
Initiative, and
 Communicate effectively and work in a team environment.
Tree Initiative Coordinator (Temporary)
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition
Coordinate and carry out tree planting initiative in coordination with the City of North Adams, MA, and the Franklin Land Trust. See posting on the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition website for details. Open until filled.
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