Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager (VT FPR)

Application Deadline


Montpelier , Vermont

Title:  Urban Forestry Program Manager

Application Deadline Date:  03/19/2019

Req ID:  1058

Department:  Forests, Parks & Recreation


Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent

Schedule Type:  Full Time

Hourly Rate:  $26.25




The Urban Forestry Program Manager provides statewide leadership for the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation in administrative and technical work involving urban and community forestry policies, programs, and projects. The position oversees programs as they relate to community development, strategic planning, outreach and education, and technical and financial assistance. The position involves working collaboratively with a variety of public, private, educational, and non-governmental organizational partners. Supervision is exercised over staff of professional and technical employees.

To view the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.




Who May Apply


This position, Urban Forestry Program Manager (Job Requisition #1058), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact [email protected]

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.




Environmental Factors


Duties are performed largely in a main office setting, but with predictable need for considerable travel to District offices, and to meeting and field locations. Private means of transportation should be available for required travel. Appearances before a variety of groups can be anticipated which may involve weekend or evening duty.




Minimum Qualifications


Master's degree in urban forestry or a related natural resources field, and three (3) years or more experience in urban forestry or a related natural resources field.


Bachelor's degree in urban forestry or a related natural resources field, and five (5) years or more in forestry or a related natural resources field.




Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.