Consulting Utility Forester – Philadelphia, PA

Davey Tree Expert Company

Reference #: 191286-enUS
Additional Locations:Philadelphia, PA
Primary Locations:PA, King of Prussia, 131 East Church Rd., 19406
Requisition ID:191286

Position Overview

Take ownership of your future. Grow 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 youll 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 youll 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 Drivers License with clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4×4 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 youll get:

The opportunity to work in Americas great outdoors with teammates that will support your professional growth and managers who empower.
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.

Upon completion of a probationary period youll be eligible for the following benefits including:

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

Health, dental, vision & life insurance.
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees.
Discounted stock purchase options & 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
Employee referral bonus program.
Charitable matching gift program.
Paid time off and paid holidays.

Who we are:

The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. We are results-driven by our great people and the echnology at our fingertips. People who love being the best and being a part of building something extraordinary. People who want to create change, who 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.

The employer of record for this position is a partnering hiring agency (“Agency”). The Davey Resource Group will partner with the Agency to review applications and conduct interviews. All offer information, applicable terms and conditions of employment(i.e. drug tests, background checks, I-9 verification, etc.), and employment information will be provided and collected by the Agency as the employer of record.


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