Utility Forester - AR, Texarkana

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Texarkana, AR 71854, USA
  • Jul 11, 2019
Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 39684  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

The Davey Resource Group Inc Position Announcement


POSITION:        Utility Forester


STARTING DATE:        Immediately.  Resumes accepted until a 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: Texarkana, AR


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, natural resources or related discipline preferred
* 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
* Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred
* Understanding of Transmission and Distribution Utility lines
* Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates preferred
* International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred


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: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com.  Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information.

 

 

 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

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