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Intern - Urban Forestry

Company: Town of Flower Mound
Location: Flower Mound
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Under direct supervision, performs administrative and environmental duties in support of the Environmental Services Division.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists the division with administrative responsibilities, such as phone coverage, front counter coverage, and research projects.
  • Conducts research related to ongoing environmental programming or initiatives.
  • Assists with events for the environmental program throughout the year.
  • Conducts preliminary site visits, related to environmental surveying and to potential violations of the Town's Tree Preservation Ordinance.
  • Researches for preparation and updates of tree ordinance amendments.
  • Assists with maintenance of the Town's tree farm, as needed, to include providing supplies to the tree farm.
  • Prepares general correspondence, memorandums, bid specifications, Town ordinances, statistical data, requisitions, divisional reports, and design forms.
  • Compiles and maintains records, reports, and documentation for various projects.
  • Adheres to Town, departmental, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Informs supervisor of all work-related activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and driving record must be in compliance with Town policy.


  • Major in science field and successful completion of thirty (30) or more credit hours of college from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to environmental services is preferred.


  • Experience with Esri ArcView GIS software is preferred.

Must submit to and pass a post-offer, non-regulated drug test and thorough background checks (including criminal history). Desired Qualifications


  • Knowledge of and ability to use general office equipment, including computer and printer/scanner/copier.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office software, including Word (processing) and Excel (spreadsheets), and with graphics.
  • Data entry skills with speed and accuracy.
  • General knowledge of office administration practices and procedures.
  • General knowledge of various aspects of environmental compliance, natural resource management, conservation, or environmental protection.
  • Ability to communicate well in English orally, and in writing, to include: spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure.
  • Ability to judge for and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, and prioritize and organize work assignments.
  • Ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

Physical Abilities:

  • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, reach, climb, see, and write.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. of heavy boxes, books, equipment, etc.
  • File and retrieve items stored on high shelves.

Keywords: Town of Flower Mound, Flower Mound , Intern - Urban Forestry, Other , Flower Mound, Texas

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