Position Summary: Forest Park Forever is seeking a highly organized and attentive individual to join a passionate and well regarded Land Management team to support urban forestry principles and practices in Forest Park. The successful candidate should be detail-oriented and demonstrate among other things, a strong knowledge of arboriculture methods, inventory system management, urban forest ecosystems, tree protection techniques, strong collaborative approaches to working with others.
Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or a related field and 3 years of urban forestry experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Ability to exert physical effort for extended periods in performing manual labor in extreme temperatures required. Ability to frequently move and/or lift up to fifty (50) pounds and carry it a reasonable distance, and occasionally lift and/or move more than eighty (80) pounds. Candidate must have knowledge of tools, materials and practices of arboriculture. Ability to hear, understand and follow oral and written instructions over radio, telephone and in person.