WANTED: Program Manager to help American cities restore their urban forests

American Forests seeks a full-time Manager of its Urban Forests Program.

American Forests protects and restores forests, helping to preserve the health of our planet for the benefit of its inhabitants.

You will manage and implement American Forests’ urban forest projects in several metropolitan areas of the U.S. The portfolio of work includes implementation of American Forests’ Community ReLeaf projects nationwide; national research and synthesis on urban forestry topics; urban forest policy development; and other duties as assigned.

Community ReLeaf is an adaptable initiative to help build local capacity for tree canopy management in select metro areas throughout the country. Project management, including grants and contracts, will be required. Deliverables can include urban tree canopy assessments, green space restoration projects, volunteer events, long-term canopy action plans and policy initiatives.

Some travel will be required outside of the Washington, DC area. Most work will be in a general office environment, with some local meetings outside of the office. American Forests is located in downtown Washington, DC within walking distance of Metro stations on all lines, multiple bus lines, and Capital Bikeshare.

SALARY: $35,000 – $42,000 per year, dependent on experience. Full time with benefits that include 401(k) matching, healthcare and dental.

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