The Davey Tree Expert Company

Utility Vegetation Management Scheduler - Shreveport, LA

Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70816

Additional Locations: Shreveport, LA

Primary Locations: LA, Baton Rouge, 3867 Plaza Tower Drive, 70816 

Requisition ID: 183461

Davey Resource Group

Davey Resource Group, a Davey company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States. Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices. 

 

The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, GIS technicians, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. 

Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of day to day vegetation management operations with our utility client
  • Build and maintain a 3-4 week schedule
  • Support operations and work on process improvement initiatives, schedule, and coordination of vegetation management activities 
  • Meet with district forestry personnel to facilitate schedule lockdown meetings and discuss delays, crew and equipment issues, and receive feedback
  • Track work management metrics: (i.e., percentages of each work type and schedule compliance)
  • Identify schedule attainment goals, track schedule and productivity and manage project deadlines
  • Resolve scheduling conflicts promptly and find suitable alternatives
  • Manage and oversee daily related vegetation operations to support client peers
  • Provide client and contractor support
  • Possibly respond to customer complaints and concerns
  • May manage emergency work, i.e, for severe storms, power shutoff events
  • Communicates with peers, exchanging ideas or gathering information on overall program plan and goals within a specific functional area of operations
  • Communicate with landowners and agencies regarding work on or near their property
  • Support vegetation management operations and outside contractor work performance
  • Execution of desired projects/reports
  • Generate work requests and facilitate employee work planning
  • Update project dates and status 
  • Identify schedule attainment goals, track schedule and productivity and manage project deadlines
  • Support client with any additional clerical duties

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong skills in Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) and basic computer applications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter and able to stay on task while working independently
  • Effective time management and prioritization
  • Ability to recognize trends and implement new processes
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; focused on delivering program results
  • High level of ownership in one’s own work and the results of the program
  • Desire to work daily with other contractors, DRG leadership and SWEPCO clients
  • Thrives on adaptation, continual learning and training and is detail oriented
  • Possesses a high level of utility vegetation management and arboriculture knowledge
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt and overcome obstacles
  • Strong ability to multitask in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Flexibility and open to possibility of overtime and working outside regular schedule

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years in utility vegetation management or a similar industry (tree care, landscape professional, etc.) OR Associate’s degree in Forestry or a related field (horticulture, urban forestry, environmental science, etc.)

What We Offer

We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology, and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience for employees at all levels.

  • $18 - 25 / hour (dependent on certifications, education and experience)
  • Group health plans
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k with up to a 4% company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan:  Opportunity to buy company stock at a 15% discount
  • Holidays and paid time off
  • Payroll savings plan
  • Charitable matching gift program
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee Educational Scholarship
  • Davey Family Scholarship
  • 20% discount on all Davey services
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Plus, so much more!

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  At Davey, our values are our compass and core to everything we do. Davey Resource Group values itself on Safety, Integrity, Expertise, Leadership, Stewardship, and Perseverance. Pre-employment drug screen (marijuana included) and background check required.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

ACCOMODATIONS: If requested by an employee or otherwise as required by law, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

 

CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com.  Visit jobs.davey.com for additional job opportunities and company information.

 

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. 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: None 

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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