The Davey Tree Expert Company

General Instructional Designer | Kent, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: not applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240 

Requisition ID: 160411

Position Overview

Davey is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Instructional Designer.

This position is based within the Education & Training department of the Davey Institute, which is responsible for research and development, environmental programs, technical support, and education and training for all North American operations.

Job Duties

In the position of Instructional Designer, you will:

  • Work with stakeholders to identify organizational learning needs.
  • Design and build content that reflects an understanding of the diversity of working adult learners.
  • Evaluate existing and external instructional materials.
  • Manage multiple design projects.
  • Ensure a consistent training experience for all learners.
  • Work as part of a team to manage online programs using our learning management system (LMS) as needed.
  • Conduct training for stakeholders on effective instructional design practice.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Degree, or advanced degree, in instructional design, adult education, educational technology, distance learning, or related field.

  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders to establish organizational needs and learning objectives.
  • Experience designing online instructional content for working adults or non-traditional learners.
  • Experience designing, developing, and building online learning solutions in a variety of formats such as game-based learning, video, micro-learning, simulations, and immersive scenarios requiring multiple branching elements.
  • Knowledge and application of Instructional Design models/theories.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Experience working on multiple projects and assignments to deadline.
  • Competence with industry standard educational applications/program(s) including: presentation tools, audio/video recording and editing; basic HTML and web programming; basic graphic/photo editing; Microsoft Office Suite; game and simulation software.



  • Experience working with Articulate 360 Storyline or iSpring authoring tools.


Additional Information

Company Overview

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 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 Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland