Consulting Utility Forester

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

Job Description

POSITION: Consulting Utility Forester

Work Without Walls. Hike and experience some of the most beautiful areas this county has to offer.

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

The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.

POSITION LOCATIONS: Benicia, CA and the surrounding North Bay Area. Company vehicle and paid commute.

DUTIES:  

  • Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs
  • Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors
  • Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into hand-held computer
  • Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work
  • Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals
  • Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
  • Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or related discipline
  • Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred
  • Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates
  • 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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Pay rates based 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 (jobs.davey.com) for additional job opportunities and company information.

Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Consulting

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