Position Title: Inventory Arborist
Davey Resource Group, a Division of the Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for career positions for persons interested in the field of Urban Forestry. This entry level Inventory Arborist position involves working as a member of one of our project teams conducting tree inventory surveys in the Queens, New York area.
Position Description: The position involves the field data collection of tree and site information on hand-held computers regarding tree species identification, tree measurements and evaluation for the presence of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). The collected data will be used by the United States Department of Agriculture to detect all ALB infested trees in order to eliminate the infestations. The position is located in Queens, New York.
Position Requirements: Applicants should be college graduates with a minimum of a two-year degree in forestry, urban forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, plant biology, conservation, or environmental science or related fields. Applicants must have excellent tree identification skills. Additionally, computer literacy is beneficial since the work involves the use of advanced technology equipment such as hand-held computers, pen-tablet computers, GPS equipment and GIS and tree management software. A valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to read/follow maps is required.
Physically, the work requires walking for up to four hour periods of time along city streets, individual residences, wood lots and wetlands performing the tree data collection and surveys. Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in rugged terrain is imperative. Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently is required.
Additional Information: Full time position. Compensation based upon qualifications and experience. Pre-employment drug screening and E-Verify Social Security number verification are required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary: Starting hourly rate is approximately $17.65/hr.
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