Environmental Technician | Columbus, OH

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Jan 15, 2024

Job Description

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: OH, Columbus, 3567 Westerville Rd., 43224 

Requisition ID: 191315

Position Overview

The Environmental Technician is a field position focused on providing our clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage natural resources on their sites through field work such as invasive vegetation control and native seeding and planting.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Availability to work up to 10 hour days, Monday through Friday, as needed; hours and days can vary based on job requirements, weather conditions, etc.
  • Overnight travel up to 35% (hotel and per diem provided)
  • Ability to work outside in variable weather conditions
  • Ability to safely traverse wet, rough, and rocky terrain on a regular basis.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a small team
  • Identification of local native and invasive vegetation species
  • Work safely with herbicides wearing all required PPE
  • Operate various equipment such as UTV, backpack sprayers, hand tools, etc. (training provided; experience a plus)
  • Ability to lift 50lbs +
  • Willingness to learn new skills, techniques, and equipment


An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty consistently and satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Two to four year degree in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Forestry, Horticulture, Hydrology, Soil Science, Zoology or related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar position.
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record are required.
  • Natural resource field work experience 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.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

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.


Davey Resource Group, Inc., is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.  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 Davey.com.


If you need 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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