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The Davey Tree Expert Company

Arborist Trainee Internship | Summer 2022 | Richmond, Northern VA or DC

Dulles, VA, US, 20166

Additional Locations: Richmond, Northern VA Or DC

Primary Locations: VA, Dulles, 22830 Quicksilver Dr, 20166 

Requisition ID: 158781

Position Overview

Arborist Trainee Internship | Spring/Summer 2022

 The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for exceptional students who are interested in expanding their field experience in the areas of Tree Care, Plant Health Care, Sales and Client Services.

 

STARTING DATE:                          

Flexible - We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2022

 POSITIONS LOCATION AVAILABLE:              

  • Richmond, VA - Chantilly, VA - Alexandria, VA- Dulles, VA

 

Job Duties

 

OBJECTIVES:

Introduce career orientated students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including tree care, tree climbing, chainsaw use, plant health care and customer service. Internships in each division may vary in length depending on availability. Interns will be assigned a manager who will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the industry. Throughout your experience, you will work on residential and commercial properties and in an office setting.

HOURS:40-50 hours per week; Monday - Friday with some Saturdays
EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care and arboriculture
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Collaboration and communication skills

 

Additional Information

EXPERIENCE WE OFFER:

  • Over 100 years of service gives you job security
  • National reputation for Stewardship and Excellence
  • Promotes ambitious, team-focused experts quickly and focuses on continuing education
  • Commitment to safety: Interns will work towards completing the CDP “C” Climber booklet 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline
  • Driver’s license highly valuable

 

EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care and arboriculture
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Collaboration and communication skills

Company Overview

PERKS:

  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career
  • Access to industry related training materials
  • Climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided 
  • Opportunity to work outside and gain valuable industry experience

 

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 www.davey.com

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

 

Employment Type: Temporary 
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: Washington DC

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