The Delaware Center For Horticulture - About - Job Openings:
Delaware Center for Horticulture, Trees for Wilmington
Urban Forest Administrator
DATE: January 5, 2010
POSITION: Urban Forest Administrator
START DATE: TBD
SALARY: $45,000 per year with full benefits, negotiable
CONTACT: Jen Bruhler, Assistant Director of Urban Forestry
Organizational Description: The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working with neighborhoods, community groups, and businesses to grow a greener Wilmington through planting and educational programs, environmental leadership, advocacy and by building community capacity.
Position Summary: The Urban Forest Administrator (UFA) will implement the street tree planning, regulation, and urban tree canopy expansion for the City of Wilmington. The UFA will work closely with diverse groups of people throughout the city of Wilmington to manage, maintain and plant trees along streets and in public spaces and parks. The UFA will report to the Commissioner of Public Works. The UFA will have workspace at the headquarters of Wilmington Department of Public Works offices.