Urban Forestry Intern
Location: Golden, CO
Just west of downtown Denver, the City of Golden is offering a paid internship for the summer of 2021. Start and stop dates are flexible, but available time is May- August. This opportunity will allow you a hands on experience of what it is like to be a city arborist. As a small municipality, we can provide training and care specialized to your knowledge, experience, and ambition level. We are ideally looking for a student of forestry, or a closely related field, who is interested in pursuing future career options within arboriculture. The forestry intern can expect to experience the following job duties which vary each week.
Watering- gain familiarity with our inventory application- Cartegraph by ArcGIS
Trimming Operations- proper pruning cuts, chipping, clean up, and climbing exposure
Planting Efforts- site location, soil amendments, tree stakes, and mulching
General City Forestry Procedures- tree safety inspections, inventory, contractor relationships, Emerald Ash Borer injections, resident visits, storm damage, etc.
Check out our website for a greater understanding of our forestry department! https://www.cityofgolden.net/government/departments-divisions/parks-and-recreation/forestry/ insert link
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