Inventory Arborist Technician - Worcester, MA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Worcester, MA, USA
  • Oct 30, 2020
Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 89807  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1ENV - DRG Environmental Consulting 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities as an Inventory Arborist Technician. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.

 

Position Description:

 

This position involves tree inspection and evaluation for the presence of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB), field data collection of tree and site information on hand-held computers regarding tree species identification, and DBH measurement. The collected data will be used by the United States Department of Agriculture to detect all ALB infested trees in order to eliminate the infestations.

Physically, the work requires the ability to thoroughly survey and inspect trees for signs of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) and associated damage all day long. This work will occur along city streets, individual residences, woodlots and wetlands. Specific task training is provided.

 

Position Requirements:

 

A two-year degree in forestry, urban forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, plant biology, conservation, or environmental science or related fields is preferred.

Excellent tree identification skills

Computer Proficiency is required since the work involves the use of advanced technology equipment such as hand-held computers, pen-tablet computers, GPS equipment and GIS tree management software.

Ability to read and follow maps and to work independently

Experience identifying damage in trees associated with the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a plus.

A valid driver's license, good driving record

Ability to work outside in all weather conditions around wildlife, in rugged terrain

Excellent communication skills



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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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