Consulting Utility Forester, Natural Resource Management

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc. - Western Region
  • Monterey, CA, USA
  • Jun 25, 2018
Full time Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITION: Consulting Utility Forester, Natural Resource Management

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

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

POSITION LOCATIONS: Santa Cruz, California. Company truck and paid commute


  • 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 gas pipelines
  • Identify tree and brush control work and capture data with GIS-based program
  • Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
  • Provide on-site vegetation crew monitoring and safety tailboards
  • Coordinate with project managers, planners, vegetation crews, the client, traffic control, gas standby, etc.


  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, or related discipline
  • Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred
  • International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience with GIS, ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, Adobe Acrobat, and cloud based drives
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to prepare and compile arborist reports
  • Flexible work schedule and willingness to travel
  • Interest in working overtime hours

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 for additional job opportunities and company information.

Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  



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