The Davey Tree Expert Company

Environmental Technician

Charleston, SC, US, 29407

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: SC, Charleston, 1064 Gardner Rd. Suite 313, 29407 

Requisition ID: 183173

Position Overview

Davey Resource Group, Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Davey Tree Expert Company, 

Job Duties

The position involves 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 and Clemson Department of Plant Industry (DPI) to detect all ALB infested trees and eradicate all ALB infestations. Candidates shall have the ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in rugged terrain year-round. The work requires walking for extended periods of time through woodlots, wetlands, commercial, and residential properties while performing tree data collection and surveys. Excellent communication skills, great attitude, and ability to work in a team environment are required. This is a full-time position; however, survey work is weather dependent


Education and Qualifications:  

An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty consistently and satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Applicants should be college graduates with a minimum of a two-year degree from an accredited University or College 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 are required.

  • Driver’s license and clean driving record are required, a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required by project.
  • Natural resource consulting experience preferred.

Additional Information

What We Offer:*

    • Opportunities for advancement.
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • 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.
    • Pay Range of  $41,0000 to $44,000

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.


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


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions 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.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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