Inventory Arborist Technician | Auburn Hills, MI

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • 645 S Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, USA
  • Sep 14, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 152526  
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, Inc., “DRG”, is seeking a Senior Ecological Consultant professional with a minimum of 8 years of experience in project management in the field of natural resources consulting.  DRG provides a full array of consulting services in the areas of natural resource permitting and ecological restoration to clients in the private and public sectors throughout the Midwest. 


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.  Other duties may include native seed installation, native plug planting, tree/shrub installation, invasive species control, or other tasks related to habitat restoration.


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. 


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