Casey Trees– Urban Forestry Crew-Crew Chief

 

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 1/26/2017

 

JOB TITLE: Urban Forestry Crew

REPORTS TO: Crew Chief

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 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.

TO APPLY:

Please email the following items to Jim Woodworth, Director of Tree Planting at jobs@caseytrees.org:

 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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