Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 Urban Forestry Institute
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Arborist Crew Chief
Pinellas County Urban Forestry & Landscape Services Pinellas County hiring a Arborist Crew Chief, a working supervisory position in Urban Forestry. Positions in this class direct and lead the work of others and perform work in tree care activities such as pruning and removing rights-of-way, park, and street trees.
Tree Inventory Technician
PlanIT Geo, LLC Collect individual tree x/y locations via mobile tools from aerial imagery while in the field. Assess each tree for a wide variety of fields/attributes (e.g. Common Name, Scientific Name, DBH, Condition, Height, Crown Spread, Insect Issues, Diseases, Defects, Size of Defect, Probability of Failure, Target Frequency, Other Risk Fields, Site Type, Address, etc.). Provide clients with training in tree inventory software and related data management in a variety of formats (Shapefile, Excel, Access, etc.).
Greenscape of Jacksonville, Inc. Industry professional to advise/lead Greenscape's advocacy efforts. Formulate priorities consistent with national and local industry trends. Develop programs and strategies to communicate to citizens, public officials and city Tree Commission. Part-time option and/or seasonal.
Community Greening Opportunity
The successful candidate will work with the leadership staff to develop, implement, execute, and evaluate Community Greening’s programming and projects. The Program Manager will provide direction and supervision to program staff.
Duties and responsibilities:
Manage and develop programs and projects, currently including the Youth Tree Team, Workforce Development, and Community Outreach: Create and manage program schedules Oversee all program activities including participant recruitment, enrichment activities,training and development, YTT performance reviews, program evaluation Lead community outreach efforts, including attendance at public meetings,presentations to external stakeholder groups Manage programmatic grant and contract related tracking and reporting Assist in setting goals for programs and tracking overall performance Assist in developing budget for programs and projects and tracking expenditures Supervise Youth Tree Team Staff Co-Leads Other duties as assigned
Urban Forest Manager
City of Jacksonville Dept of Public Works
Senior Urban Forestry Planner
PlanIT Geo, LLC PlanIT Geo provides leading consulting services and enterprise GIS software for urban trees, parks, and related green infrastructure asset management. We are seeking a Senior Urban Forestry Planner to join our team. In this role you will work with a group of dedicated professionals to deliver innovative solutions to urban forestry clients worldwide in government, nonprofit, and campus sectors. We are a fast-growing company near Denver with employees around the U.S. and partners and customers around the globe. This is an exciting period in our company’s growth, with plenty of opportunity to advance, lead, and grow along with us.
The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable, genuine, disciplined, ethical, and passionate about nature, planning, technology, and growth. To fulfill the requirements of this position, we are seeking someone with 5+ years of experience. You will amplify our vision, “Mapping the World’s Urban Forests for a Greener Future”, which drives us every day to provide high quality, mission-driven results and impact to our clients and the industry as a whole. At PlanIT Geo, we value our passionate and supportive business culture and encourage our employees to grow as we do through professional development.
As a Senior Urban Forestry Planner with PlanIT Geo, you will elevate the Urban Forestry Consulting Services section’s range of services, expertise, quality, and customer service. Ideally, a person in this position will manage projects and staff and the level of management will depend on your experience and your ability to acclimate to the section’s processes and environment. In this senior role, you will have significant autonomy to lead the section’s professional work relating to strategic long-term urban forest management planning, building upon the company’s existing framework, tools, and processes... (more at the link below)
Superintendent of Urban Forestry
City of Winter Park General Purpose
Performs care and maintenance of the City’s urban forest for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. Implement the Urban Forest Management Plan, oversee programs and projects related to Urban Forestry, and coordinate maintenance performed by in house and contractors. Work performed under minimal supervision with considerable latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. Position relies on expertise and experience to interpret and apply established policies and procedures. Work reviewed through discussion, observation of results achieved and review of written reports.
Examples of Essential Functions
Implement the Urban Forest Management Plan.
Coordinate work schedules of contractors and in house staff to perform routine maintenance. Oversee private tree removal inspection process, dead tree removal and hazardous mitigation of trees on City right of ways, overhead electric line clearance, and street/traffic clearance to include lifting the canopy and line of sight clearance for traffic devices.
Assist in the development and maintenance of a comprehensive tree inventory.
Assist in preparing and monitoring the division’s annual budget.
Manage employees assigned to the division, including recommendations for hiring, discipline and termination, performance management, scheduling, and oversight of division workload.
Knowledge, skills & abilities
Knowledge of tree species, tree insects, tree biological functions and diseases. Knowledge of proper techniques for tree removal, maintenance, care, and planting. Knowledge of ordinances and policies relating to trees.
Ability to judge weights and distances; ability to interpret blueprints and maps.
Bachelor degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Natural Resource Management or a related field supplemented by a minimum of three years’ experience in urban forestry of which one year must have been at a supervisory level.