Employee Engagement Specialist

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Glen Allen, VA, USA
  • Jul 19, 2022

Job Description

Additional Locations: Lorton, VA; Gaithersburg, MD; Chantilly, VA; Yorktown, VA; Suffolk, VA

Primary Locations: VA, Glen Allen, 4701 Cox Road, Suite 285, 23060-6802 

Requisition ID: 170049

Position Overview

Are you a creative thinker? Do you enjoy building and cultivating strong relationships while developing innovative solutions?  Are you intrigued by being a representative for field staff, management and corporate? Is providing perspective and coaching to all levels of employee owners of interest? We’re looking for an energetic, dynamic and confident Employee Experience Specialist, to be the ultimate brand ambassador in the Commercial Landscaping Services division of The Davey Tree Expert Company to:

  • Increase job satisfaction and retention of our full-time hires
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams
  • Create and develop programs for engaging and motivating field employees
  • Empathetic towards individuals
  • Independent thinker who has the affinity to engage people at all levels with particular emphasis on field employees within their first 90 days of employment
  • Develop a program engagement strategy ensuring a positive experience for new employees
  • Utilize existing programs, including orientation, safety, and skills-based training to enrich the engagement strategy
  • Build relationships with new employees to encourage open feedback sharing, provision of coaching and support, and connection with the Company
  • Promote Manager engagement and build strong partnerships with Manager population
  • Organize and facilitate mentoring program for designated region
  • A position where you need to see the forest through the trees, while never losing site of Davey's vision, mission and values

Job Duties

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to communicate and resonate with colleagues
  • Innovative and solutions-driven mindset
  • Attention to detail; robust organizational skills including strong scheduling and coordination competencies
  • Willing to adapt to changing situations
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, self-motivation with the dynamic team
  • A strong communicator
  • A creative, innovative self-starter
  • Empathetic, with the ability to get to the heart of the matter to enhance relationships and drive performance
  • A team player with the ability to forge partnerships that bridge people and solve problems
  • Happy to do day and occasional overnight travel!



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience required; 2+ years of related experience
  • Preferred experience in landscaping or the broader green industry
  • Preferred bi-lingual communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel, ability to efficiently utilize MS Office Suite of Applications

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 & discounted stock purchase options  
  • Group Health Plan  
  • Employee referral bonus program  
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas  
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers  
  • 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 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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