The Arboriculture Intern works alongside the Arborist team in maintaining and caring for the trees on the Morris Arboretum’s 167 acres. The intern participates in all aspects of tree care management, including tree pruning, hazard inspection, tree support systems, and integrated pest management. The intern will learn to teach climbing techniques and basic arboriculture concepts by assisting with arborist training for tree care professionals and climbing enthusiasts. The Arboriculture Internship is physically demanding and involves climbing and working in trees at heights in excess 60-80 ft. This position is supported by the Walter W. Root Memorial Arborist Internship Endowment. The rate for this position is $12.35 per hour. Applications are strongly encouraged from individuals in minority groups.
The position has a specified start date of June 18, 2018 and an end date of June 7, 2019.
The application deadline is February 15, 2018.
Before applying, please read the additional information and application instructions at: www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
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