Associate Consultant | Urban Forestry | Davey Resource Group | Los Angeles, CA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mar 01, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 111226  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1ENV - DRG Environmental Consulting 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 


Position:                      Associate Consultant, Urban Forestry

Starting Date:            Immediate, open until filled

Travel Expectations: Regionally, up to 50%


DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP Inc, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for experienced persons experienced in the field of urban forestry. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills that are self motivated and passionate about helping communities and organizations better care for and manage their urban forest. Candidates should possess a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.


The Davey Tree Expert Company, which was first formed in 1880, has over 10,000 employees throughout the United States and Canada and is one of the top ten largest employee-owned companies in the United States. Davey Resource Group provides a wide range of natural resource consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors, including urban forestry consulting and tree inventories, urban forest canopy assessments, and urban forestry management planning.


POSITIONS   AVAILABLE: Associate Consultant - Greater Los Angeles Area


DUTIES:    Responsible for sales and business development and operational management of specific urban forestry related projects in the greater Los Angeles area.  Emphasis is placed on selling consulting and planning projects related to urban forestry including; master planning, ordinance and legislation consultation, GIS and i-Tree analysis of urban forests and natural resources, tree inventories; risk tree assessments and tree appraisals; vegetation and natural resource surveys, and invasive and endangered species work; green infrastructure and stormwater consulting projects, software solutions, and grant funding assistance for municipalities and other clients. Operational oversight of project work, including fieldwork, data analysis, report writing, and leading a team of experts for urban forestry and natural resource management related jobs. The above duties may include all aspects of the project ranging from opportunity identification, project scope development, participation and production, client management, and all related administrative tasks. Typical client types are: local, state, tribal, and federal government agencies, educational institutions, cemeteries, zoos/arboretums, non-profit organizations, and commercial firms.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Two- or Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification.  Valid driver's license and good driving record. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Regional experience and network within the industry.  Ability to work and hike in urban terrain and inclement weather.  Ability to work independently. Ability to travel regionally.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Registered Consulting Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, Board Certified Master Arborist, or TRAQ.  It is preferred that the candidate have municipal forestry knowledge, previous experience in sales or consulting, knowledge of municipal purchasing requirements, state and local grant knowledge, active involvement in the industry, and experience with public presentations. Applicants with the above referenced qualifications specifically related to urban forestry will be given higher consideration. 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Full time positions.  Compensation based on qualifications and experience includes a base salary plus commission.  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.


Visit Davey Website:  WWW.DAVEY.COM for company information  and for other emplyment opportunity     


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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


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