The Davey Tree Expert Company

Administrative Assistant - Contracts

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Position Overview

Administrative Assistant, Contracts – Eastern Utility Services

As the oldest and largest tree care company in the U.S., Davey has a rich heritage of scientific and environmental leadership.  As we look to double in size we want smart, energetic and career-oriented individuals to help get us there.  Great pay, great people and the chance to own a piece of The Company await.

The Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company is an established leader in the green industry with operations in 40+ US states and Canada.  Davey is the 8th largest 100% employee-owned company in the United States and is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

 The Company was founded in 1880 and is the preeminent name in the industry.

The Position: We’re looking for an Administrative Assistant to come in and immediately be an integral part of our team. 

Job Duties

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents for team members and industry partners 
  • Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
  • Maintain an organized file system of paper and electronic correspondence
  • Schedule outside meetings as needed

The Location: The Davey Tree Expert Company is based in Kent, OH, only 2 miles from Kent State University.


  • Advanced Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher) skills, with an ability to become familiar with specific programs and software as needed
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to assist contracts team with announcements, follow-ups and proposals
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Associate degree and/or Certified Administrative Professional preferred 

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

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 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

Divisional Overview


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: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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