Pest Monitor & Field Data Collector #23383 - Los Angeles, CA

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Jan 05, 2018
Full time Technology Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITION:    Pest Monitor and Field Data Collector

STARTING DATE:    Immediately.  Resumes accepted until suitable candidates are selected.

Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has an opportunity in the field of urban forestry as a pest monitor.  This is a one year opportunity that will run from the beginning of January through the end of 2018, with potential for long-term appointment.

POSITION LOCATION:  Los Angeles/Orange County Region.  Periodic travel after initial orientation.

DUTIES:  
●    Pest identification and monitoring
●    Perform tree assessments and field inventories
●    Collect data using field computers and data collection software
●    May include construction monitoring and tree protection
  
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
●    Comprehensive arbor pest management knowledge and/or experience
●    Available for swing shift/overnight work schedule and travel, as needed
●    Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental sci. or related discipline
●    International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist required and ability to obtain, or currently possess,  Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
●    Background/experience in urban forestry or landscape architecture, and data collection/field computers
●    Strong knowledge of/experience in the following: arboriculture, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology, pest identification and management,  tree care operations, large tree transplanting, and forest and landscape plant identification (including trees/shrubs)
●    Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, technical report writing, and attention to detail
●    Ability to work closely with design and construction management teams
●    Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and in inclement weather
●    Ability to work independently and under remote supervision
●    Self-driven desire to improve processes and procedures for client and company goals

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Full time position.  Wage depends 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: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com.  Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information.
 

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

Sector

Consulting