The Davey Tree Expert Company

Commercial Landscape Internship | Richmond, VA

Glenn Allen, VA, US, 23060

Additional Locations: Richmond, VA

Primary Locations: VA, Glenn Allen, 8619 Telegraph Road, 23060 

Requisition ID: 193604

Position Overview

Spring - Summer 2024 Commercial Landscape Internship with The Davey Tree Expert Company

RICHMOND, VA

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for exceptional students who are interested in expanding their field experience in the areas of landscape maintenance, installation, hardscape & design, and plant health care.  

 

STARTING DATE:                           

Flexible - We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2024.  

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Grow your green career with us! 
  • Interns will be assigned a manager that will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the Commercial Landscape Service line
  • Enhance the appearance and value of properties through the cultivation of shrubs and trees. 
  • Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees. 
  • Perform proper pruning to prevent girdling roots and promote a central leader on trees. 
  • Transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs. 
  • Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems. 
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate landscape equipment. 

Hours: 40-50 hours per week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays required.

Qualifications

  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture, Forestry or related discipline in a 2 or 4 year degree program
  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable    

 SALARY:

  • $20 - $22/Hourly 

 

EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

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

Additional Information

EXPERIENCE AND PERKS WE OFFER:

  • Over 140 years of service gives you job security
  • Career Development & Learning Management System Access
  • National reputation for Stewardship and Excellence
  • Promotes ambitious, team-focused experts quickly and focuses on continuing education
  • Commitment to safety
  • Access to industry related training materials
  • Climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided 
  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career
  • Available positions throughout the Country

Company Overview

At Davey we provide ‘Proven Solutions for a Growing World’ and have done so since our founding in 1880. Our roots are in tree care expertise and, over the past 140 years, we have grown into leaders in grounds maintenance, environmental consulting, and utility solutions. Davey is at the forefront of corporate responsibility - demonstrating environmental, social, and economic stewardship in everything we do. Encompassing over 11,000 employees, Davey ranks as the 8th largest employee-owned company in the United States. With operations throughout North America our branches have expanded but our commitment to scientifically-based horticultural, environmental impact, and outstanding client service has never wavered.

Divisional Overview

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.

 

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 Davey.com.

 

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

 

Employment Type: Intern 
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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