Associate Consultant to Urban Forestry

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

Job Description

POSITION: Associate Consultant to Urban Forestry (San Jose/Santa Clara County)

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

Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has an opportunity in the field of urban forestry as an associate consultant working with residential, commercial, and government clients.

POSITION LOCATION:  San Jose/Santa Clara County Region.  Periodic travel after initial orientation. Flexible work shifts.


  • Perform tree assessments and field inventories
  • Pest identification and monitoring
  • Review civil, architectural, and landscape architecture plans, details, and specifications for conflicts with trees and monitor construction projects
  • Prepare tree preservation plans, specifications, and reports



  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline
  • International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist and ability to obtain, or currently possess,  Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
  • Background/experience in urban forestry or landscape architecture, and data collection/field computers
  • Strong knowledge of/experience in the following: arboriculture, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology, pest identification and management,  tree care operations, large tree transplanting, 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, in inclement weather, possible night shifts, and to travel as needed
  • 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.

Job Level

Mid-level,   Senior-level  



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