Construction Arborist

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc. - Western Region
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jun 12, 2018
Full time Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITION: Construction Arborist


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

Davey Resource Group (DRG) has an opportunity in the field of utility forestry as a construction arborist monitoring crews in the field.  

POSITION LOCATION:  Sacramento Region.  Periodic travel after initial orientation. Company vehicle, paid commute.



  • Assess construction sites for potential impacts to established vegetation
  • Coordinate with multiple stakeholders and serve as primary point of contact
  • Identify tree care provider and oversee activities on site
  • Lead daily safety briefing and communicate scope of work
  • Draft reports and provide estimates to client



  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification required
  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline
  • Experience in the following: arboriculture, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology 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: Visit Davey’s website ( for additional job opportunities and company information.

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