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Tree Planting Specialist (Botanic Specialist II - Forestry)

Location: Portland, Oregon
Salary: $35.30 - $45.05 Hourly

Tree Planting Specialist (Botanic Specialist II - Forestry)


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Job Title:                    Tree Planting Specialist (Botanic Specialist II - Forestry)

Closing Date/Time:    12/30/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

Salary:                        $35.30 - $45.05 Hourly                              

Job Type:                   Limited Duration                 

Location:                    1900 SW 4th Ave, OR                    

Bureau:                      Portland Parks & Recreation                    


Are you skilled at managing urban tree plantings? 

Do you want to increase tree canopy for underserved neighborhoods and residents who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color in Portland? 

If so, you may be the team member we are looking for! 


Portland Parks and Recreation (PP&R) is hiring Tree Planting Specialists (Botanic Specialist II - Forestry) for the following four positions:


Three people will be appointed to limited term positions will be designated as regular or temporary employees whose appointment shall not exceed two (2) years except for the extension of grants or funding from outside sources. One position will be hired as a Temporary employee, whose appointment shall not exceed one year. Although three of these positions are appointed as limited term and one is appointed as temporary, this team is growing and additional permanent positions are anticipated.


Join a growing Planting Team dedicated to the mission of preserving and expanding Portland’s urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations! 


These positions will plan and manage urban tree planting projects. Portland is committed to growing a more equitable urban forest by planting trees where they are needed most: in low canopy, low income neighborhoods according to the City’s tree planting strategy.


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1900 SW 4th Avenue
Oregon, Oregon 97201


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