Davey Resource Group, Inc. - Western Region Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018Full time
POSITION: Urban Forestry Consultant 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 arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. POSITION LOCATIONS: Santa Cruz, California DUTIES: Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with gas pipelines Identify tree and brush control work and capture data with GIS-based program Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions Provide on-site vegetation crew monitoring and safety tailboards Coordinate with project managers, planners, vegetation crews, the client, traffic control, gas standby, etc. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, or related discipline Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Experience with GIS, ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, Adobe Acrobat, and cloud based drives Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail Ability to prepare and compile arborist reports Flexible work schedule and willingness to travel Interest in working overtime hours 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. CONTACT: Visit Davey’s website (jobs.davey.com) for additional job opportunities and company information.