Job Opportunities

So you like dirt, trees, clean storm drains, and puppy dogs too?! Well then, we're glad you found your way to our job opportunities.

Although our headquarters is in a renovated warehouse near Fountain Square (across from Dairy Queen and Sam's Silver Circle. . . double score), we serve residents and communities all over Marion County. From cleanups to tree plantings, KIB works in all places, with all people, in all weather.



As Director of Community Forestry, you will provide leadership and vision for KIB’s forestry team to successfully work with neighbors to plant urban trees. You will work closely with all KIB Departments and staff to plant thousands of trees within the community, strengthen ongoing partnerships with strategic partners, and evaluate best practices for long-term success of existing trees. You will lead five full-time staff.

View a full job description here.

All applications must be submitted though our online portal. Applications must be submitted by November 29, 2019.


No part-time positions are currently available.


No internship positions are currently available.


The Youth Tree Team helps our city's trees grow! YTT is a seven-week summer job for high school students and college-age leaders who are interested in improving their community through tree care and gaining leadership experience. Work season runs June through July; extended spring and fall employment is possible. Download full job descriptions for both YTT Members and YTT Leaders.

2019 applications are CLOSED. Check back in the fall for Summer 2020 applications to open. 



The Urban Naturalist program focuses on work readiness for college students and recent graduates who are interested in environment-related fields. This is an excellent opportunity to explore different types of green-collar careers while gaining work experience. Urban Naturalists take part in enrichment activities that include networking with environmental leaders and touring green industries. Work season begins part-time in mid-late April and extends to full-time opportunities during the summer as schedules allow. Download the full job description for our Urban Naturalists.

2019 applications are CLOSED. Check back in next winter to apply for the 2020 Urban Naturalist Class.


KIB helps people and nature thrive most effectively when we reflect the diversity of perspectives, voices, and abilities found throughout our city. The principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our work, from supporting biodiversity in nature to engaging communities. KIB is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applicants, including persons of color, people who are LGBTQ, veterans, people who are multilingual or multicultural, and individuals of various ages and abilities to help us create a team with a broad range of backgrounds and thinking.