Seward arms upLove plants and people? Seattle Parks and Recreation is looking to add one Plant Ecologist to help lead the work of the Green Seattle Partnership. Plant Ecologists are responsible for the implementation of restoration citywide in the forested parklands. They coordinate extensively with numerous citizen volunteers, professional crews and organization partners to make the work happen. Experience, education and training in vegetation management, with the ability to supervise, are much needed skills for this position.

The opportunity is now available to view at The posting closes on March 14th.

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  • Plant Ecologist, Seattle Parks and Recreation Michael joined the Green Seattle Partnership team (GSP) in 2011. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Bolivia ’02-’04) and former AmeriCorps volunteer. He also worked with several land trusts before returning home to Seattle. Michael currently coordinates professional crews for the steep slope and wetland restorations. He also jumpstarted the Madrone Recovery Project and Arbutus ARME. Professional tree-hugging during the week, you can also find Michael running in the local mountains and frequenting park playgrounds with his 9-yr old son.

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