Utility Vegetation Work Planner - Austin, TX

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Aug 09, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: Austin, TX

Primary Locations: TX, Austin, 15613 FM969, 78724 

Requisition ID: 186983

Davey Resource Group

Davey Resource Group, Inc. is a  wholly owned subsidiary of the employee owned Davey Tree Expert Company.  Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices. 


Do you want a career working outdoors? 
Do you care about sustainability? 
Do you want a career with stability and growth opportunities?


The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, GIS technicians, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. 


  • Work with Austin Energy to address its vegetation clearance needs
  • Inspect utility rights of ways and identify vegetation incompatible with state and federal regulations
  • Collect and enter data on handheld devices, follow maps and use GPS navigation 
  • Communicate with landowners regarding work on or near their property
  • Assess all terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in forestry or a related field OR 1 year of utility vegetation management experience or similar experience in a related industry (tree care, landscape professional)
  • Knowledge of local tree species and growth rates
  • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Google Drive, ArcGIS maps and electronic work planning software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle on rough roads

What We Offer

We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology, and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience for employees at all levels.


  • Group health plans
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k with up to a 4% company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan:  Opportunity to buy company stock at a 15% discount
  • Holidays and paid time off
  • Payroll savings plan
  • Charitable matching gift program
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee Educational Scholarship
  • Davey Family Scholarship
  • 20% discount on all Davey services
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Vehicle purchase discount program
  • Plus, so much more!


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  At Davey, our values are our compass and core to everything we do. Davey Resource Group values itself on Safety, Integrity, Expertise, Leadership, Stewardship, and Perseverance. Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. 


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


ACCOMODATIONS: If requested by an employee or otherwise as required by law, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com.  Visit jobs.davey.com for additional job opportunities and company information.


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. 

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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