Environmental Technician Internship - Summer 2024

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Dec 22, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Richmond, 1620 Brook Road, 23220 

Requisition ID: 191880

Position Overview


Want to spend your summer in the great outdoors, learning all about the diverse services that Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI), a Davey company, offers? Each summer, we host a class of talented individuals pursuing degrees in the engineering, environmental, and science fields, and we are currently seeking great interns to join our Richmond, VA team for summer 2024.


Interns will have the opportunity to work hands-on with WSSI’s staff and learn from their expertise in the environmental consulting industry. Interns will rotate through different departments including environmental science, environmental assessment and remediation, hazmat, and environmental compliance. Duties may include assisting with endangered species surveys and wetland delineations, invasive plant control, vegetation monitoring, erosion control, stormwater BMP maintenance, hazardous materials surveys and inspections for asbestos and lead, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, soil and water sampling, facility compliance assessments, and oil spill plans.


Not only will you gain hands-on experience with our field staff, interns will also participate in educational sessions to learn about all of WSSI’s services across our various offices and disciplines. Interns will also participate in in-house training courses including plant identification, land navigation, and wetland delineation, and will work on their own plant identification project throughout the summer.


Applicants should be interested in and understand wetland ecology as well as hazardous materials, and possess a strong work ethic with the desire to gain experience in different aspects of environmental consulting. This internship involves a large amount of outdoor work with rigorous physical labor and may occasionally involve working long hours. There may also be opportunities for overnight travel.


At least one year of undergraduate studies in a related field is required.


Applications accepted through March 1, 2024.



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.


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Virginia. 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: Intern 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: None 



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