The Davey Tree Expert Company

GIS Specialist

Gainesville, VA, US, 20155

Additional Locations: Richmond VA, Blacksburg VA, Millersville MD, hybrid/remote

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155 

Requisition ID: 195102

Position Overview


Are you looking for the opportunity to grow your geospatial skills supporting and working with a diverse team of colleagues in a company that prioritizes technical innovation to achieve balance of environmental protection with land use goals?


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking a full-time mid-level GIS Specialist to join our Geospatial services team where you can expand your knowledge and accomplish your career goals on our existing and future projects focused throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Grow with us!

Job Duties


  • Support the development of company-wide web and data collection applications using ESRI and CADD software.
  • Conduct spatial analysis using statistical and/or geoprocessing tools.
  • Perform vector and raster-based spatial data management and processing.
  • Contribute to local and regional watershed and land cover analysis projects.
  • Create and format mapping data and products for engineers, scientists, and archeologists .
  • Maintain existing python scripting and collaborate to improve and innovate through automation.
  • Provide occasional in-person field support of mobile data collection applications. 



Ideal Background 

  • Degree in or related to GIS, Geography, Environmental Sciences, and/or a Professional Certificate in GIS 



  • Experience with ESRI desktop ArcMap and ArcPro, ESRI ArcGIS Online, ESRI FieldMaps, Survey123, Autodesk/AutoCAD, and MS Excel
  • Interest in remote sensing, image analysis and LiDAR processing .
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Superior organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Desire to problem solve and take initiative to help team members and provide best possible deliverables to client

Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 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)
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Virginia. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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


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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