Tree Nursery Specialist

Now Hiring – Tree Nursery Specialist

Title: Tree Nursery Specialist
Job Category:
 32 hours per week, hourly, non-exempt position
Compensation: Starting at $20/hr
Benefits: Generous PTO Policy, Employee health, dental, and vision benefits, 401k contribution match
Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday (Wed and Sat mornings are required every week)
Supervisor: Urban Forestry Director
Start Date: Negotiable; target is the first week of April 2024

About Community Greening:
Community Greening is an urban forestry non-profit based in Palm Beach County that has planted more than 17,000 trees since 2016. Community Greening is a member of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Alliance for Community Trees, a group of community-based organizations dedicated to the planting and caring of trees. Programming includes tree plantings at parks, schools, churches, right of ways, urban orchards, tree giveaways, Pick Up and Grow and the Youth Tree Team.

Community Greening envisions an engaged community creating sustainable urban green spaces and a vibrant tree canopy to equitably strengthen our environment, economy, society, and health.

Community Greening’s approach is getting local and national recognition including:

About the Tree Nursery:
Community Greening Nursery grows and cares for trees that are used in our tree giveaways and planting programs. We propagate South Florida native trees from seed and care for a variety of fruit trees. We use volunteer support to help us grow a diverse range of native trees that are locally adapted, resilient, and able to thrive into the future.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone interested in building a career in horticulture and nursery management. Mentoring will be provided, and professional development will be highly encouraged. We anticipate future growth opportunities within the nursery operation for staff that demonstrate integrity and leadership capacity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Tree Nursery Specialist will work under the supervision of the Urban Forestry Director to maintain the nursery grounds, assist with operations, perform propagation and plant care activities, and provide support for the volunteer programs.

Tree Nursery Maintenance and Operations:

Tree Care:

Volunteer Program Support:

Other duties:



To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected].