Municipal Arborist - Forestry Consultant - San Jose, CA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Jul 13, 2019

Job Description

Company Name: DRG Inc  

Location: [[req_city]], [[req_state]] 




Municipal Arborist 


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  


We are currently looking to add a dynamic Municipal Arborist to our passionate team of tree care professionals. This person will be responsible for helping our clients' residents acheive their tree preservation and hazard mitigation objectives!  This position will make a direct impact on the Peninsula's Urban Forest!


What You’ll Do: 

  • Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry. 

  • Serve as our client’s resident Urban Forestry expert! 

  • Educate community stakeholders on urban forestry projects    

  • Provide status reports and new solution opportunities to client 

  • Develop and update tree risk assessments and preservations plans 

  • Represent the Davey brand and client in all aspects of work 

  • Identify local tree species and recognize indicators of common disease and pest infestations 

  • Achieve risk mitigation and preservation goals by collaborating with client and/or 3rd party contractor 


Skills We’re Seeking: 

  • Love of the outdoors 

  • ISA Certified Arborist ® 

  • Required: Valid driver’s license 

  • Regional plant and horticulture knowledge 

  • Good people skills; self-motivated; computer proficient and organized 

  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with tree care, hazard tree evaluation, integrated pest management and industry approved tree care practices 

  • Preferred: ISA TRAQ Qualification or exam eligibility  

  • Preferred: Two or Four-year degree in Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Environmental Sciences, or related 


What We Offer: 

  • Paid Time off and paid holidays 

  • Opportunities for advancement 

  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 

  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 

  • Group Health Plan 

  • Employee referral bonus program 

  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 

  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 

  • Charitable matching gift program 


Employment Type: Regular REGULAR, INTERN, OR EXTERNAL 


Education Level Required: Associates 

Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 

Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 

Requisition Number: [[id]  


Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.  

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law. 

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 


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