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Forestry Program Assistant
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County is hiring a seasonal, full-time Forestry Program Assistant to conduct outreach, education, and technical support related to the Onondaga County Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) task force and Onondaga County’s Save the Rain tree planting program.
Primary responsibilities related to the Save the Rain tree planting program will be to assist in conducting a site inventory and assessment of potential tree planting locations throughout targeted Combined-Sewer-Overflow neighborhoods within the City; assist with door-to-door education efforts targeted at the public and project partners regarding the tree planting program; help manage inventory data; and periodically work with CommuniTree Stewards to ensure proper planting and maintenance of urban trees in targeted neighborhoods. Primary responsibilities related to the emerald ash borer program will be to support communications and work of the Onondaga County EAB task force, develop and disseminate EAB outreach material, and assist with ash street tree inventories and data compilation for municipalities across Onondaga County. The program assistant may work with association forestry educators to educate municipalities about the need for preparedness plans and in the development of preparedness plans.
Position open until filled.
Send resume and application to Kristina Ferrare, Forestry Resource Educator.
315-424-9485 ext. 231, firstname.lastname@example.org
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