NOW HIRING: Urban Tree Technician

Baton Rouge Green seeks:

Urban Tree Technician, Part Time

20-30 hrs per week


Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Great for opportunity for college or grad students and gig workers!

Baton Rouge Green in a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to lead and inspire the planting and sustaining of community trees and green spaces.

Baton Rouge Green is hiring an Urban Tree Technician to help inventory and manage trees in public spaces and right-of-way. Each applicant’s relevant background, education, and experience(s) will be considered. Additional on-the-job training will be provided by Baton Rouge Green. A background in data collection, arboriculture, dendrology, or the ecological sciences is ideal. Specific tasks will include identifying and physically measuring trees, collecting and inputting data, and working with GIS technologies including ArcGIS.

Other duties may include tree pruning from the ground, light debris removal, weed management, and utilizing work-tracking and reporting systems to communicate dynamically on these activities. This position requires a commitment to field work; it also requires a relatively high level of professionalism, responsibility, and autonomy. Candidate must also have the ability to help develop and adhere to reporting and documentation programs. Practical and/or academic background in one or more of the follow disciplines:

• Forestry (Traditional or Urban)

• Ecological sciences

• Horticulture

• Arboriculture

• Landscape management

• Other related fields

Must be willing to learn or demonstrate proficiency with mobile electronic devices GIS software for data collection in the field (on the job training provided).


• Solution oriented

• Self-motivated

• Ability to communicate professionally in person, on the telephone and in electronic messages

• Willing and able to work outside during all seasons

• Willing and able to learn new skillsets


• Valid Driver’s License

• Must be US Citizen

• Able to lift and carry 45 lbs.

• Able to use hand tools and power tools (mandatory training will be provided).

• Must adhere to workplace safety standards and BMPs


Please email a résumé/CV to with “Urban Tree Tech” in the Subject Line.

NOW HIRING: Urban Tree Technician