The Davey Tree Expert Company

Arborist Trainee Internship | Houston, TX | Summer 2023

Houston, TX, US, 77080

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: TX, Houston, 1653 Oak Tree Dr, 77080 

Requisition ID: 175038

Position Overview

 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. Start date is flexible as we are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2023.

 Davey Tree wants to 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.

 Schedule will be M-F Day shift with some Saturdays, and you will be working about 40-50 hours per week. 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills including climbing and equipment operation
  • Learn about aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:  
  • Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines 
  • Properly identify and diagnose insects, weeds, fungus conditions and pest prone areas.  
  • Communicate with and educate the client regarding the diagnosis and the prescribed pest control and fertilization service with customers.
  • Prune, thin, and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy    
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts, and more.  
  • How high you grow depends on you! 

Qualifications

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Love of the outdoors
  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline 
  • 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

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

 

  • Over 140 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   
  • Access to industry related training materials
  • Climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided 
  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career

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 the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Intern to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 
 

Divisional Overview

 

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: 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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