Davey Resource Group, Inc. Detroit, MI, USA
Dec 21, 2019
Requisition Number: 47486 Company Name: DRG Inc Service Line: 1ENV - DRG Environmental Consulting Employment Type: Regular Job Type: Full Time Education Level Required: Bachelors Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years Travel Expectations: Up to 25% Position(s) Area Manager, Environmental Consulting Starting Date: Spring 2020 Davey Resource Group , Inc . , a fully-owned subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio, is seeking persons interested in environmental and natural resources careers, as Area Manager in our Environmental Consulting office based in metro-Detroit, Michigan. Davey provides a full array of horticultural, tree care, line clearing, landscaping, ecological restoration and maintenance, and consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors throughout the United States and Canada. With over 10,000 employees, Davey is the 9 th largest employee-owned company in the U.S. Davey Resource Group’s Michigan team currently provides a variety of services, including urban forest tree inventories, urban tree management plans, development tree surveys, invasive plant management, ecosystem restoration, prescribed fire, wetland delineation, stream/wetland restoration design and construction, technical report writing, and oversight and management of complex urban forestry and ecosystem restoration projects. Davey Resource Group, Inc. is seeking a capable manager to facilitate continued growth and provide support and guidance to the Michigan team. POSITION(S) AVAILABLE: Area Manager — Detroit, Michigan Position Description and Responsibilities: Responsible for business development and operational management of environmental consulting related projects in Michigan. Emphasis is placed on selling and managing environmental consulting services, such as ecological consulting, restoration, and urban forestry performed by our Michigan-based team of biologists and urban foresters. Provide senior level project management and expertise, as well as perform a key role in the development of new projects and clients. This includes preparation of proposals, grant writing, and networking and identifying new client relationships and project opportunities that match our services. In particular: Develop and own the team’s annual tactical business plan to expand Davey Resource Group’s environmental consulting services across Michigan. Coordinate the sales process, be opportunity aware, assist with scoping and pricing, participate in sales calls and networking events, and win work for the team. Demonstrate senior level technical expertise to clients and the Michigan team in urban forestry, ecosystem restoration, ecological consulting, and/or wetland delineation and permitting. Manage and mentor staff to achieve utilization, profit, safety, and performance targets. Monitor key performance metrics (utilization, revenue per hour, win/loss report) and work with Project Managers to exceed expectations and drive business results. Work with the Regional Operations Manager, Market Manager, and other Area Managers within Davey Resource Group to share people and equipment with an emphasis on utilization and client service. Be a safety leader; ensure team’s compliance with Davey policies and safety training. Manage contact and communication with clients to report on the status of projects, identify problems, and develop solutions. Represent the company at regional team meetings; planning meetings; client meetings; professional networking events; and industry conferences Occasionally perform project work, including fieldwork, data analysis, report writing, public outreach, etc. for various projects as necessary. The above duties may include all aspects of team and project management, ranging from opportunity identification, project scope development, coordinating schedules, subcontractor management, deliverables production, client management, and all related administrative tasks. Typical client types are: local, state, tribal, and federal government agencies; educational institutions; cemeteries and zoos/arboretums; non-profit organizations; and commercial firms. The Davey Tree Expert Company residential and commercial offices may also be considered “clients” for cross-service line efforts. Required Qualifications: Potential candidates must be a college graduate with a minimum of a four-year degree in biology, botany, forestry, horticulture, ecology, conservation, environmental science, or related fields; master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years of experience, working in the natural resources field performing ecological consulting work, habitat restoration, or urban forestry is required. At least 2 years of experience managing and developing staff in a field-based environment is desired. Desired pro fessional credentials include PWS, ESA Certified Ecologist, CPESC, ISA Certified Arborist, and/or Certified Forester. The ideal candidate will be able demonstrate an established record of technical expertise and client service as well as, industry contacts throughout the Midwest. Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in the development and management of field-based environmental consulting teams. The individual should be proficient in plant identification and have or be able to comply with all necessary licenses, certifications, and experience to perform one or more of our services within the region. Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Google for Work applications. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, and a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety. Additional information: Full-time position, starting date to be determined. Excellent Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-Verify, and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employee Owned. Apply on-line at jobs.davey.com Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Information We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .