The Davey Tree Expert Company

Environmental Climbing Technician - Bethel, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: Not applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240 

Requisition ID: 174542

Position Overview

Davey Resource Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has opportunities for career positions for persons interested in the field of Ecological Sciences. This entry level Climbing Environmental Technician position involves working as a member of one of our project teams conducting invasive species surveys in the Clermont County, Ohio area.

Job Duties

The position involves the climbing survey of trees in order to assess the presence of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). Field data regarding tree species identification, tree measurements, and overall health of the tree will be used by the United States Department of Agriculture and Ohio Department of Agriculture to detect all ALB infested trees in order to eliminate the infestations. Candidates shall have the ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in rugged terrain. This position is extremely physical and requires climbing multiple trees per day in their entirety. The work requires hiking for extended periods of time through woodlots, wetlands, and fields while carrying approximately 50lbs. of climbing gear to reach the intended area of survey. Excellent communication skills, great attitude, and ability to work in a team environment are required. This is a full time position, however survey work is weather dependent. This position is located in Bethel, Ohio.

Qualifications

Applicants should be college graduates with a minimum of a two-year degree from an accredited University or College in forestry, urban forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, plant biology, conservation, or environmental science or related fields. Applicants with previous tree climbing experience are highly preferred. At least one year of tree climbing experience or a working knowledge of climbing techniques is required.  Applicants must have excellent tree identification skills.  Additionally, computer literacy is beneficial since the work involves the use of advanced technology equipment such as hand-held computers, pen-tablet computers, GPS equipment and GIS and tree management software.  A valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to read/follow maps is required.

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 and discounted stock purchase options.
  • Group Health Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

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. 

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

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
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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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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