The town of Lexington is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The town values and celebrates the diversity of the community, recognizing the contributions from all of our employees, visitors, businesses, and residents that enrich the character and quality of life in Lexington. Therefore, to best serve all constituents, the government of the town will promote, as well as respect and accommodate, diversity in its workforce.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time (40 hours/week) position of Arborist in the Department of Public Works. This position is responsible for performing skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the care and maintenance of trees and shrubbery. Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or the equivalent, as well as two or more years’ experience in tree care. The possession of a valid Class B CDL with Air Brakes endorsement and a Massachusetts Class 2A Hoisting License, or the ability to obtain them, is required.

Employment is contingent upon a pre-placement medical exam with drug screening. Starting hourly rate: $24.21 per hour. A town application form must be submitted by email to or by mail to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420. This position will remain open until filled. A complete job description and the town’s application form are available online at: or by emailing or by calling 781-698-4590.