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Syracuse Parks Department – Forestry Technician

Posted: Friday, January 20, 2023

Job Posting Closes February 2nd. The person in this position will be in charge of formalizing and improving the City’s tree design standards. Day to day they will oversee Design and Permit Review and Enforcement and oversee and implement tree friendly streetscape budget and projects in collaboration with the Department of Public Works and Engineering. They will also play an important role in our nascent vacant land to greening efforts. As part of a broader team, the Forestry Tech will help implement our urban forest master plan goals to increase canopy by 7% over the next 20 years. In that capacity they will help the city arborist and other forestry technician to create planting plans, implement community forestry and education projects and pursue grants and collaborations that help fulfill these goals. Job description, attached, does not speak to the details outlined here. Please send applications to and please include a cover letter that speaks to your interest in the position along with your resume. Salary range is not negotiable beyond the range discussed. PERSON MUST LIVE IN THE CITY within 6 months of acceptance of job.




Work Location:

Syracuse Parks Department

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Submitters Name:

Stephen Harris, City Arborist

Submitters Email:

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