Casey Trees– Urban Forestry Crew-Crew Chief





JOB TITLE: Urban Forestry Crew

REPORTS TO: Crew Chief


Casey Trees, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of Washington, D.C., seeks an Urban Forestry crew member to support our Tree Planting and Tree Care programs and activities.


 Work outdoors year-round as part of a small team of up to 8 crew members in tree planting, pruning and maintenance projects

 Implement logistics and field operations for tree planting and care projects and programs including tree and materials ordering, un/loading, delivering, site prep, planting, pruning, watering, etc.

 Assist with the maintenance of hand tools, vehicles, and lawn care equipment.

 Reports to Crew Chief

 Other duties as assigned, including emergency snow removal.


 Ability to lift a minimum of 100 pounds.

 Reliable, enthusiastic person with a “get-it-done” attitude and strong work ethic; good sense of humor appreciated.

 A hands-on person with a proclivity to work with hand-tools, and once properly trained, machines and power equipment.

 Availability to work 7:30am – 4pm; frequent Saturdays especially from March1 – May15.

 Good communication and interpersonal skills.

 Desire to engage volunteers, community partners and students, and to reinforce strong culture of safety.

 Demonstrated interest in Casey Trees’ mission.

 Valid driver’s license and experience driving is a plus.



This is a short-term/temporary, position for 30-45 hours per week with opportunity for overtime, and possibility to extend. Compensation is $11.50-13.50/hour depending on experience. Opportunity to transition to full time position with benefits after 6 months is contingent upon demonstration of reliability and competency, and the needs of the organization.


Please email the following items to Jim Woodworth, Director of Tree Planting at

 Letter of interest

 Résumé

 Availability including start date

 Contact information for three references


Enter position title only into email subject line (“Urban Forestry Crew”).

No telephone or email inquiries please.

Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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