Deadline: Open until filled.
The Tree Care Associate is responsible for assisting with the achievement of Tree Care Program goals, including scheduled and urgent tree care, tree care education, and volunteer recruitment and development.
This position requires skills and knowledge in tree identification, proper species selection, planting and training young trees, long-term tree care, pest and disease diagnosis, ability to communicate information to property owners, create volunteer rapport and training, good organization, teaching, and customer service.
The Tree Care Associate position will include some office and field work including digital communications, database management, public speaking, some heavy lifting (40 lbs.) and driving company vehicles. Some Saturday and rare evening availability required. The Tree Care Associate works closely with staff, community members, community groups, FUF volunteers, and participants in FUF’s Green Teens program. Reports to the Program Director with day-to-day supervision by the Tree Care Manager.
We are looking for candidates who are dedicated to FUF’s mission and have a commitment to inclusivity and diversity. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds who feel they will be able to succeed in the duties outlined to apply.
After accepting the job, the employee will submit to a background check and fingerprinting as required by the California Penal Code for adults who work with minors.