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Town of Leesburg, Virginia - Urban Forester/Landscape Management Specialist

The Town of Leesburg is seeking an Urban Forester/Landscape Management Specialist.  This position involves responsible professional Landscape and Urban Forestry Management work within the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects.  Incumbent develops and implements plans for tree canopy enhancement and public facility landscape projects. Recommends and enforces appropriate tree protection measures.  Manages contracted and in-house tree maintenance and landscape services. Reviews development plans for compliance with tree-related town ordinances.  Provides public information and education related to urban forestry, and provides technical arboricultural advice and assistance to various Town departments. For more information on this position and to apply online, click here.   This position is open until filled.

Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group
, a for-profit, natural resource management and consulting company based in Albemarle County, Virginia seeks to fill seasonal positions within the company under the following parameters:

Virginia Forestry & Wildlife Group - Field Technician 

The technician is supervised by the Stewardship Manager and company principals and will be part of a field management crew.  Activities will include (but are not limited to) the implementation of natural resource management activities: prescribed fire, forest management, invasive species control, wildlife habitat establishment and maintenance, tree/shrub planting, field surveys and assessments and biodiversity restoration work.  Excellent communication with company principals, staff and clients (private landowners, public agencies and non-profit organizations) is an important part of the position. For more information on this position, click here.