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The Davey Tree Expert Company

Environmental Scientist Specialist | Kent, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

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

Requisition ID: 160359

Position Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, Inc. (DRG) has an opportunity for an Environmental Scientist Specialist in Kent, Ohio. DRG is a leader in tree care and ecological science throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Job Duties

The Environmental Consulting team at DRG is focused on the environmental consulting needs of our clients. The primary duties of an environmental scientist are to assist with ecological assessments, data collection, report writing, ecological restoration, and tree inventory projects throughout Ohio. This supporting role will require skilled work and efficient communication with Site and Project Managers across both DRG’s ecological consulting, restoration services, and urban forestry service lines.
 
Ecological consulting work includes field data collection, report writing, and agency coordination.  Ecological restoration work will require inspecting and maintaining a wide range of habitat restoration projects. Urban forestry work will require collecting data and inspecting trees.

Daily tasks may include water resource assessments and wetland delineations, botanical surveys, endangered species surveys, regulatory permitting, GIS/AutoCAD mapping, data collections using GPS, tree species identification, tree risk assessment/mitigation, tree maintenance, tree planting, seeding/plug installation, prescribed burns, and invasive species control using both mechanical and chemical means. As experience is gained, duties may transition to a more singular purpose as a more focused career path develops.

Education and Qualifications

  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work outdoors and hike in varying terrain and weather conditions.
  • Ability to identify native and/or non-native species in Ohio.
  • Four-year degree in Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Arboriculture, or Landscape Architecture is preferred.
  • Current Driver’s License and Driving Record in good standing.
  • Working knowledge of computers and Word, Excel, Google Applications, and GIS/GPS

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.

Full-time hourly position with potential for overtime pay. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.

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: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 

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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