Consulting Utility Forester - OR, Grants Pass #11284

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Grants Pass, OR, United States
  • Feb 16, 2017
Full time Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITIONS: Consulting Utility Forester / Senior Consulting Utility Forester

 

STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

 

The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is currently hiring utility foresters to work with a major electric utility system and address its forestry

 

POSITION LOCATIONS: Grants Pass, OR

 

CONSULTING UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES:

    • Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors and capture data on a hand-held computer
    • Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work and discuss incompatible vegetation removals
    • Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions

 

SENIOR UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES:

    • Lead a team of up to seven foresters
    • Train, direct and coach team members to grow professionally and personally
    • Build a culture of safety and excellence
    • Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline
    • 2yrs utility right of way vegetation management experience
    • International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred
    • Ability to identify tree species within Pacific Northwest
    • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
    • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
    • Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Pay rates based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers.

  

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Consulting