Urban Forestry Internship, Lander Parks and Recreation

Lander, WY

Job Title: Urban Forestry Internship

Organization: Lander Parks and Recreation

Duties: The intern will digitally catalog trees throughout the park system as time allows. While working on this digital log, the intern will help plant replacement trees, trim trees, provide proper protection for young trees, and identify and track any hazard trees that need immediate and future attention. The intern will also make recommendations for future placement and type of species for each park along with helping create an interactive arboretum. The intern will work with the Director and the Parks Foreman of Lander Parks and Recreation and also ISA Certified Tree Board Members.
Desired qualifications: Current or recent enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate program for Forestry, Arboriculture or related field.

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid driver’s license.
  • The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen test.
  • The City of Lander is an Equal Opportunity Provider

Start and end dates: 10 weeks; Mid-May through Mid-August; negotiable

Salary/pay: $12.00/Hour; 40 Hours/Week plus Cabin in Sinks Canyon at Central Wyoming College Field Station

How to apply:

Please Send Cover Letter and Resume to:

Sara Felix, Director

Lander Parks and Recreation

240 Lincoln Street

Lander, WY 82520