Urban Forestry Seasonal (Community Service Aide II)


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City of Portland
Seasonal
Job Overview

Job Title: Urban Forestry Seasonal (Community Service Aide II)

Salary: $17.00 – $25.52 Hourly

Closing Date: 2/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is now hiring seasonal staff to work with our Outreach and Science team. Join a fun and collaborative group that works with people and trees. There are multiple positions available to assist with our tree monitoring and tree planting programs, with a focus on expanding urban canopy in historically under-served areas. Applicants may be placed on a list to fill future vacancies.

Urban Forestry Outreach and Science Assistant (one position available)

This position provides support to a variety of Urban Forestry projects including field checks for tree permit compliance, entering and organizing tree data, and providing event support. This position will research permits, contact permit holders, and visit sites to determine if trees were planted as required.

Tree Giveaway Assistant (two positions available)

Urban Forestry gives away free trees for planting in yards at large events each fall. These positions will support all aspects of the Yard Tree Giveaway program. In summer, trees from past events will be visited and monitored to assess tree health, planting, and survival. In fall, event preparation for 2020 giveaways will include event organization, registration support, and customer service. This position represents the program to the public, works closely with volunteers and tree recipients, and is responsible for collecting and managing tree data.