Consulting Utility Forester - Scranton, PA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • King of Prussia, PA, USA
  • Dec 20, 2023
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Scanton, PA

Primary Locations: PA, King of Prussia, 131 East Church Rd., 19406 

Requisition ID: 191873

Position Overview

Take ownership of your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation while growing your career in a dynamic industry! Davey Resource Group, Inc. has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in utility and environmental services.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Successfully contribute to all aspects of vegetation management planning and analysis.
  • Utilize innovative technology and practices to help major electric utility providers deliver safe and reliable power and maintain national security.
  • Inspect and assess vegetation in right-of-ways for compliance standards and construction work plans.
  • Identify tree and brush control work and protection zone recommendations.
  • Collect data and document work using hand-held computers; assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions, & support IVM projects.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, Planners, and Vegetation Crews to create customized solutions.

What you’ll need:

  • Love of the outdoors and the ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather.
  • Ability to read and follow GIS data and maps; ability to work independently.
  • Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving, meeting deadlines, and technical innovation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Availability and desire to travel throughout the utility service area.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle.
  • Ability to identify local tree species & growth rates.
  • Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation, and sharing.
  • Preferred: Two or Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline.
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and/or Herbicide licenses and certificates, if required by state law.
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Utility Specialist®, Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience.

What we offer:

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers through the Davey Institute of Tree Science.
  • A company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone.
  • Competitive wages based on qualifications and experience and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • Employee referral bonus program. 
  • Educational Scholarship Program for employees and families.
  • Charitable matching gift program.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Opportunity to buy company stock at a 15% discount and 401k with up to a 4% company match.
  • Paid Parental Leave, paid time off and paid holidays.20% discount on all Davey services.
  • Cell phone and vehicle purchase discount program.

Who we are:

Davey Resource Group, a Davey Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States. We are results-driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. People who love being the best and being a part of building something extraordinary. People who want to create change, love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts. Various full-time positions available include; entry-level, special projects, and supervisory roles. We are seeking candidates who have positive attitudes, excellent communication skills, and critical attention to detail. Team players who have a thirst for knowledge and growth are encouraged to apply.

 

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, 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.

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: None 

Sector

Consulting

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