DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities as a Lead Environmental Scientist/Specialist. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.
DUTIES: The Lead Environmental Scientist/Specialist will provide our government, utility, commercial and not for profit clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage natural resources, comply with policies and obtain regulatory permits. Understand the contract needs and specifications of clients and their customers and develop appropriate solutions. Inspect a wide range of habitats, both natural and disturbed, and assess their condition, health and functionality according to client specifications. Identify local species, understand their typical characteristics and recognize common diseases and pests. Supervise and train teammates. Extensive contact and communication with clients to report on the status of projects identify problems and develop solutions. Individuals will represent the company and the client at professional meetings and will communicate ideas, technical information and industry intelligence as appropriate.
Education and Qualifications:
● Two to four year degree in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Forestry, Horticulture, Hydrology, Soil Science, Zoology or related discipline or equivalent experience in similar position
● Master’s degree or advanced education may be required by project
● Driver’s license and clean driving record are required, a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required by project
● Natural resource consulting experience preferred
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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