The Neighborhood Design Center seeks a Forestry Technician to support our Program Coordinator in performing urban forestry field work for the Right Tree, Right Place (RTRP) Program. The program replaces high risk street trees and increases the urban tree canopy in Prince George’s County. The job will entail outdoor field work in all weather, inspecting trees, marking tree planting sites, engaging with county residents, taking meticulous notes, and maintaining program records in Excel. There will be regular interaction with County residents and agency officials.


The selected candidate will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge base for tree identification and tree ecology, environmental science, map preparation, landscape design and increase software skills in programs such as InDesign, PhotoShop, ArcGIS, AutoCad, and Excel.

Hours, Location, and Application

The position is 20-24 hours per week, beginning in March 2018 and ending May 2018.  Pay is $12-$15/hr, depending on experience. The base office is located at 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781. Due to the nature of the position, some flexibility in scheduling is desirable. Please apply to Marita Roos at This position will remain open until filled.

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