The Davey Tree Expert Company

Job Analysis Specialist

Kent, OH, US, 44240 Schaumburg, IL, US, 60173

Additional Locations: Remote

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240, IL, Schaumburg, 1375 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 204, 60173 

Requisition ID: 176883

Position Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest Employee-Owned companies in the nation! Davey’s unique culture 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.

You will be joining a team that strives to consistently empower each unique employee to bring their authentic self to the job every day, by providing a safe space of belonging and trust. We are committed to engaging employees who share our values and cultivate and inspire greatness, making us stronger together. At Davey, we promote a culture that encourages us to grow and change as individuals and positively impact the world around us!

The Job Analysis Specialist position within the Human Resources department supports the whole organization in the area of employee classification and occupational trends, job description management, analysis and review of positions. They will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of all related projects.  

Job Duties

  • Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements, in collaboration with the compliance and legal teams.
  • Research and prepare occupational classifications and salary scales across the organization.
  • Evaluate the organization’s positions by writing or assigning job descriptions for current and new positions.
  • Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary discrepancies.
  • Research job and worker requirements, structural and functional relationships among jobs and occupations, and occupational trends to align with the industry.
  • Advise managers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, collective agreements, benefit and compensation policies, personnel procedures, and classification programs in collaboration with the Human Resources team.
  • Prepare reports, such as organization and flow charts and career path reports, to summarize job analysis and evaluation and compensation analysis information.
  • Plan, develop, evaluate, improve, and communicate methods and techniques for selecting, promoting, compensating, evaluating, and training workers.
  • Observe, interview, and survey employees and conduct focus group meetings to facilitate the content development of job, organizational, and occupational information and data.
  • Assess the need for and develop job analysis instruments and materials.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, administering, and evaluating employee relations programs, including performance appraisal, affirmative action, and employment equity programs.
  • Perform all duties as required
  • Report timely and accurately to the supervisor


  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, including listening, receiving feedback, serving, partnering, and sharing outcomes with the business.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to lead, manage, and supervise projects in collaboration with operations to ensure organizational outcomes.  
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills.  Ability to access reporting software, interpret data, and present relevant information to the organization in a valuable context.
  • Prior experience in occupational analysis, compensation analysis, facilitating the development of job descriptions and competencies, or related HR experience required.
  • Exceptional work ethic with a high degree of independence who can work in an agile environment with a professional and proactive demeanor.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher certification required
  • Master’s degree in related HR field preferred
  • Preferred: SHRM credentials
  • Preferred: Certified Compensation Professional
  • Preferred: SAP and SuccessFactors experience

Additional Information

What We Offer: 

  • Highly Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Core-Benefits: Life, Disability, & Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life Balance:  Sick Leave, Vacation Time, Holidays, & Parental Leave
  • Financial Wellness:  401(k) retirement savings plan with a 100% match of the first 3%.  Employee discounts & Scholarship opportunities for employees and their dependents.
  • At Davey Tree, we are an employee-owned company.  We are committed to creating an environment that embraces and enables all employees to reach their full potential.


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: 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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