Senior Consulting Utility Forester – Shreveport, LA

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Shreveport, LA, United States
  • Feb 03, 2018
Full time Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITIONS: Senior Consulting Utility Forester

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

The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring a senior consulting utility forester to work with a major electric utility system and address its forestry needs.




  • Manage and oversee daily vegetation operations and lead a team of up to 15 foresters
  • Maintain vegetation management tree trimming and inspection schedule
  • Build a culture of safety and excellence
  • Provide contractor support and respond to customer complaints and concerns
  • Interact with local public agencies (i.e. State, County, City, Fire Department, etc.)
  • Conduct grid reviews, inspections, and crew safety observation reports
  • Provide status reports for management



  • 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
  • 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
  • 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  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

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