Entry Level Urban Forestry Internships-Fairfax County Urban Forest Management Department

Are you looking for a job in the Public Sector? Fairfax County’s Urban Forest Management Department is looking to fill three seasonal positions as a part of Entry Level Urban
Forestry. If you think you have what it takes to be the next best part of Fairfax County Government’s Forest Health or Forest Conversation, you should apply! The application deadline was extended to April 1st 2022!

UFMD Summer intern fact sheet 2022

Forest Health Technician
• Conduct field surveys and collect data
• Implement forest pest treatment activities
• Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application to record data

Forest Conservation Technician
•Inspect construction sites for compliance with tree preservation and landscaping requirements
• Perform basic tree maintenance (mulching, watering and pruning)
• Plant trees, often with Fairfax County K-12 students.

Salary: $18.19 to 24.26/hour
Hours: 20 to 40 hours/week

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited two-year college with a degree in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental science, landscape design, agriculture, or related field. Must be able to work in harsh terrain and outdoor environments. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Send a copy of your resume by email to DPWESUFMDAdmin@fairfaxcounty.gov by Friday, April 1st, 2022
*Note which position you are applying for: Forest Health or Forest Conservation Technician

Fairfax County is an equal opportunity employer.