Utility Vegetation Management Forester

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

Job Description

POSITIONS: Utility Vegetation Management Senior


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: Visit Davey’s website (jobs.davey.com) for additional job opportunities and company information.

Job Level

Mid-level,   Senior-level  



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