Inventory Arborist | Western New York

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Buffalo, NY, 14201

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 118647  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1ENV - DRG Environmental Consulting 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 




Location:                                Buffalo, New York

Travel Requirement:             75%+

Position Available: Urban Forester -- Western New York


DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for experienced persons in the field of urban forestry and natural resources. We are seeking team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills that are self motivated and passionate about helping communities and organizations better care for and manage their urban forests and other natural ecosystems. Candidates should possess a high work ethic and perform duties with an attention to detail and safety.


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, urban forest management planning, and various ecosystem management planning and restoration services.


DUTIES: Perform office and field-based forestry and arboricultural consulting work for municipal and private clients. Support clients with day-to-day forestry activities, including but not limited to: tree inventories, vegetation and natural resource surveys, management planning, tree risk assessment and tree appraisal, recommend tree maintenance activities, tree protection and preservation plans, set up tree planting programs, review and facilitate tree pruning or removal contracts, observe or support vegetation management operations, respond to citizen-initiated tree requests, provide grant assistance, support use of geographic information systems (GIS), implement software solutions, and write reports, letters, or memos in support of client needs. The majority of work in this position will take place in an outdoor or field environment (80%+).  Position requires travel, often out of town to support Davey Resource Group, Inc’s projects across the nation. Responsible for most aspects of project implementation including fieldwork, data analysis, report writing, project delivery, and related administrative tasks. Typical clients include local, state, tribal, and federal government agencies, educational institutions, cemeteries, zoos/arboretums, non-profit organizations, and commercial forms.






  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification; advanced certification (Municipal Specialist &/or TRAQ) may be required for certain contracts
  • Proficient working knowledge of computers, including GIS systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google’s suite of applications
  • Current Driver’s License and driving record in good standing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work and hike in urban terrain and inclement weather
  • Ability to work independently, be adaptable, and manage all project field tasks
  • Ability to travel extensively



We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Inventory, Operations