Tree Care Coordinator | Long Grove, IL

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Long Grove, IL, USA
  • Nov 27, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: Not applicable

Primary Locations: IL, Long Grove , 2727 Route 53, 60047 

Requisition ID: 190547

Position Overview

Summary:  Embark on an exhilarating journey as you ascend to heights with aspiring trainees and seasoned climbing arborists, taking on the role of the Tree Care Coordinator! The Tree Care Coordinator will be responsible for the development of climbing arborists within a specific territory.  This position mentors, teaches, trains, and engages new and existing climbing arborists within the territory to further develop their skills in safe work practices, climbing efficiency, and career advancement.  Climbing alongside trainees is necessary to facilitate their training.

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions*):

  • Production based field training of new and existing employees to aid in Career Development Program progression, employee engagement and skill development.  Must use best practices, Davey Safety and Training Manual, ANSI Z133 Safety Standards, and ANSI A300 Pruning Standards to accomplish goals.  Climbing alongside trainees is necessary to facilitate their training.
  • Work with Regional Skills Trainers and Safety Managers to enhance training opportunities identified after visits with field crews.
  • Engage as a trainer for new employee orientation to include First Aid, CPR, Electrical Hazard Awareness, Chipper Safety, and Company Safety Policies.
  • Mentor and engage new and existing employees to further enhance employee engagement, retention, and advancement.
  • Follow new hire Onboarding program and ensure documentation and completion of new employee’s assignments in the Learning Management System as well as the Career Development Book.
  • Guide discussions around Close Calls with field team and document those weekly in Origami.
  • Participate in technical pruning and removal projects and crane removals to train and increase expertise of field personnel.
  • Work with Sales and Management Team to preview work to identify needs and training opportunities.
  • Ordering of approved gear and supplies within budget outlined and approved by management.


  • Minimum 3 years of progressive climbing arborist experience in safe tree care production operations.  Preference given to those with 2 or more years of experience with The Davey Tree Expert Company.
  • Qualified in the Davey Career Development Program as a Crew Leader or the ability to obtain qualification within 90 days of hire.
  • Proven performance in applied safety standards for tree work and tree care.
  • Demonstrated coaching, mentoring, and leadership skills.
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • CDL license a plus
  • Industry certifications such as ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Tree Worker and/or TCIA Certified Treecare Safety Professional is a plus

Additional Information

  • 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 

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 the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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


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



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