Urban Forest Volunteer

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The Urban Forest Volunteer Intern assists the Urban Forest division with a variety of tasks. Interns must be able to work independently for minimum of 4 hours or up to 35 hours per week with guidance from the Urban Forest team. Schedule is flexible between, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-3:30 pm.

Interns will receive training in urban forestry and public outreach. This is an unpaid, volunteer internship. Check with your program to see if you can receive credit for this internship.

Examples of Duties

The urban forest volunteer intern will maintain young trees in parks, greenbelts and streetscapes throughout the City.  Duties will include planting trees, tree well weeding and mulching for the park and street trees; watering young trees; structure pruning of young trees under 15′ tall (training required); staking, stake replacement, or un-staking of city trees.

Typical Qualifications

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, use pruning tools, have a valid California Class C driver’s license.

Supplemental Information

To Apply:  A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this volunteer intern position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email.

The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference.

Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change.  According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. 

If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD (530)757-5666.

The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.