Business / Organization Name: 
City of Cambridge, Public Works
Contact Person: 
Mary Greene
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(617) 349-4332
Street Address: 
795 Mass Avenue
Zip Code: 
Job Title: 
Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Interns (4 positions)
Job Type: 
Summer Internships. 30 hrs per week, temporary position (up to 10 weeks during summer)
Job Description: 
The position reports to the DPW City Arborist and works closely with the Landscape Administrator for the DPW. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following: • Inspect, water, and maintain selected young trees throughout the City. • Ride a bike with trailer attached loaded with equipment and connect equipment to fire hydrants in order to water trees and fill ‘Gator Bags’ with water. Weed existing tree wells • Interact with residents and businesses and promote urban tree care and benefits. • Responsibly represent the Cambridge Department of Public Works – Parks and Forestry Division • Perform related tasks as needed.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. Positions will remain open until filled.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Background in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental studies, landscape architecture, or urban planning. Undergraduate coursework in Horticulture, Forestry or Environmental Studies strongly preferred. Ability to identify common tree species. Ability to work independently. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Comfortable with biking in urban areas.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
$15.64 - $16.63/hour