The Davey Tree Expert Company

Building Maintenance/Janitorial Technician | Kent, Ohio

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1550 Franklin Ave, 44240 

Requisition ID: 183670

Position Overview


Come join one of the nation's oldest and largest Green Industry companies! Due to our growth and expansion, we are looking to add another team member to our growing Davey Shop. We service vehicles for our fleet that spreads to almost every state in the country!

Located in Kent, Ohio. Davey was named the company with the largest growth for the City of Kent for the 2022 fiscal year. Are you ready to grow with us?

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Dump all shop trash cans Monday & Wednesday
  • Scrub shop floors with electric floor scrubber as needed
  • Mow grass and weed whack around shop
  • Pick up parts from vendors
  • Clean restrooms and Office weekly & order restroom supplies as needed
  • Keep shop floor drains clean
  • Dump Steel scrap in steel hopper
  • Need forklift experience, unload all products from outside vendors and supply the shop with inventory
  • Keep Gas & Diesel cans full
  • Collect all shop rags on Monday morning
  • Keep Mower / Tractor clean and serviced
  • Perform minor building repairs inside and out
  • Snow removal if needed
  • Clean lunch room and Picnic tables when needed
  • Keep shop first aid kits stocked and up to date
  • Assist parts room & warehouse checking inventory when needed
  • Keep all stock bodies and equipment outside neat and organized
  • Help do yearly physical inventory
  • Willing to work overtime as needed including Saturday
  • Perform daily forklift inspection on all Forklifts and keep good records for safety
  • Perform basic maintenance on all Forklifts


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire  
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds  

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

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 Maintenance Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals.  

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

If you need any 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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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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