Staff and volunteers planting a tree.

Jobs & Internships

Why not bring your talents and skills to Casey Trees? We offer a wide range of job opportunities. We are growing in dynamic new ways, and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.

Staff Positions

Internships and Federal Work Study Positions

Off-Campus Federal Work Study positions are open to American University and George Washington University students through their respective career management platforms.

You are also welcome to email your resume to the director of the department you are most interested in interning for. If a project or position arises that meets your skill set, they will contact you directly.

High School Summer Crew

Our Summer Crew is a high school jobs program where students serve as caretakers for D.C.’s trees in the summer. General responsibilities include watering, weeding and mulching trees. Crew members work 35 hours per week at $9.50 per hour and travel to worksites by truck and bicycle teams under adult supervision.

The 2014 Summer Crew session will run from June 27 to August 8 2014.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted by Saturday May 17, 2014 and be completed in one sitting. The only way to apply is using our online application process.

Applicants must be:

  • 16 years of age or older;
  • enrolled in or just graduating from a high school in the D.C. area;
  • willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions with a variety of landscaping tools and equipment;
  • interested in caring for and learning about trees;
  • committed to teamwork and achieving goals;
  • able to lift and carry 40 pounds

A select number of candidates are invited to interview in person. Finalists must participate in a two-day field tryout on June 23 and June 24 to experience firsthand the demands of the job and to demonstrate their abilities.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination regarding race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.