Urban Forester-New York, NY #29222

The Davey Tree Expert Company

The Davey Tree Expert Company

New York, NY, 10001 , New York , NY - 10001

Job Description

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for persons interested in the field of urban forestry. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates should possess a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company, which was first formed in 1880, has over 7,000 employees throughout the United States and Canada and is one of the top twenty largest employee-owned companies in the United States. Davey Resource Group provides a wide range of natural resource consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors, including urban forestry consulting and tree inventories, urban forest canopy assessments, and urban forestry management planning.

 

DUTIES:   Responsible for all aspects of project implementation including fieldwork, data analysis, report writing, project delivery, and related administrative tasks. May be responsible for project management, including budgeting, tracking project progress and deliverables, invoicing, and client interaction. Typical clients include local, state, tribal, and federal government agencies, educational institutions, cemeteries, zoos/arboretums, non-profit organizations, and commercial forms.

 

The position involves the field data collection of tree and site information on both GPS devices and handheld computers regarding tree species identification, evaluation of health and condition, hazard identification, maintenance needs, and many other factors. The majority of our clients are municipalities who will utilize the data to assist and/or improve tree management and tree care operations.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline. Working knowledge of computers and GIS systems. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification is required. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work and hike in urban terrain and inclement weather.  Ability to work independently. Ability to travel to surrounding areas.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Inventory experience, client interaction , and experience with in proposal writing and management plan development is preferred.GIS/GPS experience is a highly desireable asset for position.  Applicants with education/experience specifically related to urban forestry will be given higher consideration. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.