The Position: The City of Portland’s Urban Tree Canopy Program is looking for energetic and outgoing individuals to join our motivated team. We use innovative ways to grow and document Portland’s urban forest and to educate citizens about the importance of planting and stewarding trees. Outreach staff are the public face of our effort, providing extensive face-to-face and telephone contact with residents as we offer them new tree-planting opportunities.
Ideal candidates are personable, creative and adaptable; comfortable with door-to-door canvassing, community outreach and education; and enthusiastic about planting trees as a means of improving Portland’s environment. This announcement will be used to fill up to 10 part-time, summer positions.
Duties will include, but may not be limited to:
The Recruitment Process: As part of the application materials you will need to submit a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications for this opportunity. Please limit your combined resume/cover letter to a total of three typed pages. All materials must be received by 4:30 PM on Monday, April 8th. Interviews will be held during the first week of May. We look forward to your application.
If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply through the City’s Online Application System. Please visit the City’s Career Center at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs and click on “Job Opportunities” in the top left hand section of the page. Then, you select the job title “Grey to Green Summer Outreach” and click on the “Apply” link. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account.
Contact Jennifer Karps at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org or at 503-823-2263 with questions.