Green Jobs

City Forester, City of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

By Conni Kunzler | March 27, 2017

Deadline: April 14, 2017

The City of San Diego invites applications for City Forester, to develop and lead city-wide urban forestry programs. Senior-level management position responsible for urban forestry operations, tree preservation, tree planting and care, oversight and analysis, forestry emergency response and risk management, and supervision of field staff and contractors.

S/he serves as a liaison to the Community Forest Advisory Board and other community groups; provides technical and professional guidance to property owners and other City departments; and identifies strategies and policies for proactively implementing the General Plan (2008), Climate Action Plan (2015), and Urban Forest Management Five-year Plan (2017).

City Forester works with senior staff on associated budget, procurement, personnel, training, productivity reporting, database management, and related administrative support.

Salary negotiable. Send resume, letter and references. Announcement is posted at

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