Inventory Arborist Technician | Essential Service | San Diego, CA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 01, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 136613  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1ENV - DRG Environmental Consulting 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 



DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking Inventory Arborists in Los Angeles, County. Davey is a leader in tree care, utility vegetation management and urban forestry consulting throughout the US and Canada. 


3/23/2020 - This position provides an essential service indentifying trees which are hazardous to critical infrastructure.


What You’ll Do:


An Inventory Arborist provides our municipal urban forestry clients with daily support to help them efficiently and effectively manage trees and urban forests.  The technician performs inventories to identify: location, species, common defects, and other attributes of street trees.  The Inventory Arborist must understand local tree characteristics and growth rates.  They recognize indicators of common diseases, pest infestations, and abiotic factors. The collected data is used to prescribe appropriate tree work needed to mitigate risk.  


What We’re Looking For:


Two or Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline.  Relevant work experience may substitute for education.  Demonstrated experience identifying Southern California tree species.  Knowledge of hazard tree assessment & ISA Certified Arborist highly valuable. Experience in Landscape Architecture and Tree Protection a plus.CEQA compliance/application experience  is desirable.  Excellent communication skills. Willingness and ability to walk or hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather.  Familiar with office and tree inventory software.  Ability to read and follow maps while working independantly.  Valid driver's license required.  


What We Offer*: 


  • Company vehicle or reimbursement for personal vehicle use
  • Paid time off | Vacation, sick time, 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 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
  • Charitable matching gift program


*all listed benefits available to eligible employees


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


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at



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