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Botanic Specialist – I & II – Forestry

City of Portland
Portland, Oregon
$33.54 - $45.05 Hourly
Closing date
Apr 3, 2023

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Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is recruiting for multiple permanent and limited duration Botanic Specialist I and II – Forestry positions to join our Science, Outreach, and Planting workgroup. Join a growing team dedicated to the mission of preserving and expanding Portland’s urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. 




Some positions may be limited duration. Persons appointed to limited-term positions will be designated as limited-duration employees whose appointment shall not exceed two (2) years except for the extension of grants or funding from outside sources.


 Positions described below are for openings in two Urban Forestry teams: the Science and Policy Team, and the Planting Team. Applicants will be able to select for which team(s) they wish to apply.


In addition to these positions, the list of eligible candidates from this recruitment may be used for future opportunities. 


For more information or to apply for the job, please visit our website.



The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. 

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