JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 1/26/2017
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.
POSITION DURATION AND COMPENSATION:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org:
Letter of interest
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