The Davey Tree Expert Company

Landscape Architect | Sharon Center, OH

Kent, OH, US, 44240 Akron, OH, US, 44312 Richfield, OH, US, 44286

Additional Locations: Sharon Center, OH

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240, OH, Akron, 3293 Massillon Road, Rear C, 44312, OH, Richfield, 3380 Brecksville Road, Suite 300, 44286 

Requisition ID: 179483

Position Overview

Summary:  The Davey Resource Group Landscape Architecture Studio is looking for a motivated and creative Landscape Designer based in the Northeast Ohio region.  The successful candidate should possess strong technical skills and be willing to engage with cross-disciplinary staff. Current work includes a healthy mixture of various size public and private projects from initial due diligence, zoning related efforts, and preliminary development to final development plan submittals. Additional projects include community recreation areas, streetscapes, urban forestry initiatives and public/private partnerships from conceptual schematic design through to construction document plans and construction observation.

Job Description: Assist with DRG’s Landscape Architecture projects across the midwestern region and U.S..  The Landscape Designer will work with a Northeast Ohio based Landscape Architect to assist in the planning, design, and development of commercial landscape plans specific to client needs.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of the design process and a graphic portfolio of related project experience. The ideal candidate should be willing to work in an open, multidisciplinary team environment and be passionate about landscape design.

Job Duties

Responsibilities: The Landscape Designer is directly responsible for designing, selling, maintaining and adding to a customer base within a set landscape territory. Success will be achieved by having a clear understanding and knowledge of each customer’s expectations and delivering on those. Responsibilities will include preparation of necessary documents for regulatory aprovals and through the public engagement process.  Very strong relationship building and customer service skills are a necessity in this position.


  • Must be currently licensed as a Landscape Architect
  • Experience in landscape design and sales
  • Degree in landscape design, landscape architecture, horticulture or related experience in outdoor design
  • Demonstrate and follow company values; integrity, safety, expertise, improvement, leadership and resolve
  • Ability to conduct site visits, gather site plans, surveys and conduct meetings with clients individually or as a team
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a high paced environment
  • Customer service experience-able to identify and resolve customer concerns effectively
  • Experience with hand drawn designs and/or computer aided drafting
  • Excellent organizational, leadership and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours at home office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High proficiency in English (writing and speaking) is required.
  • Working knowledge of computers, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Microsoft and Google Suite programs.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.

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 wholly-owned subsidiary 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. 

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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

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