Environmental Technician

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Gainesville, VA, USA
  • Oct 28, 2021

Job Description

Additional Locations: not applicable

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155 

Requisition ID: 159126

Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Soilutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking an entry-level environmental scientist with up to three years of experience.

Job Duties

Job duties will include:

  • performing wetland delineations
  • stream assessments
  • mitigation monitoring
  • vegetation assessments
  • report preparation
  • coordinating with federal and state resource agencies


Strong knowledge of/experience in one or more of the following fields desired:

  • plant identification (including trees/shrubs)
  • soil profiling
  • benthic macroinvertebrates


Also required:

  • general natural history knowledge/interest
  • willingness to travel regionally
  • BA/BS in biology, forestry, ecology, geology or closely related discipline



  • experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors
  • working knowledge of CAD and field GPS use is preferred.

Additional Information

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 and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

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


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. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. 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 www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



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