The Davey Tree Expert Company

Motor Carrier Safety Specialist | AL, MS, AR, MO, FL Panhandle

Kent, OH, US, 44240 Montgomery, AL, US, 36104 Pensacola, FL, US, 32507 Biloxi, MS, US, 39532 St. Louis, MO, US, 63119 Huntsville, AL, US, 35816 Little Rock, AR, US, 72201-3736

Additional Locations: Tallahassee, FL

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240, AL, Huntsville, GE Aviation, 1102 Retlaw St NW, 35816, AL, Montgomery, 2 North Jackson Street, Suite 605, 36104, AR, Little Rock, 124 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 1900, 72201-3736, FL, Pensacola, NS Pensacola, 9890 N. Loop Road, Apt 622, 32507, MO, St. Louis, 954 DesPeres Avenue, 63119, MS, Biloxi, Gulfport Naval Constr. Battalion Ctr, 668 N. Haven Dr., 39532 

Requisition ID: 177798

Position Overview

The Motor Carrier Safety Specialist guides and monitors territory activities pertaining to safety and loss prevention. This position analyzes safe work practices, safety education, and loss trend measurements against company standards by performing the duties listed below.

Job Duties

The Motor Carrier Safety Specialist position includes the following duties, functions, and responsibilities:

  • Assist field management with the implementation of new and existing safety programs to meet company requirements and government regulations
  • Schedule and direct driver safety education sessions
  • Conduct “train the trainer” safety education sessions
  • Visit field crews for driver training, driver observation, equipment inspection and verification of program compliance
  • Analyze district and regional Motor Carrier Safety program effectiveness
  • Communicate Motor Carrier Safety program needs with management
  • Prepare evaluations and provide comprehensive summary reports and recommendations to operations and safety management
  • Follow all company policies, procedures, and work rules
  • React appropriately in emergency situations
  • Perform all duties as required
  • Report timely and accurately to supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Customer Service

  • Respond appropriately to requests for service and assistance
  • Meet job duty requirements


  • Communicate clearly, accurately, and professionally in positive and negative situations and in answering questions with employees, clients, and members of the public
  • Listen and obtain clarification, interpret oral information
  • Accurately read and interpret written information
  • Record information clearly and accurately
  • Participate constructively in meetings
  • Teamwork o Balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Gives and listens to feedback
  • Contribute to building a productive team environment


  • Follow applicable laws and regulations
  • Uphold organizational ethics and policies


  • Observe and follow safety and security procedures
  • Determine and apply appropriate action using guidelines and training
  • Report and correct unsafe and potentially unsafe conditions
  • Use and maintain equipment and materials properly

Additional Information

An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty consistently and satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license preferred and may be required, depending on job requirements
  • Three years of leadership responsibility in supervisory or foremanship capacity 
  • Qualified arborist field experience, preferably to include qualified utility line clearance arborist experience
  • Large and small vehicle mechanical understanding, to include arborist equipment
  • Solid working knowledge of DOT - FMCSA – Motor Carrier Safety Policy, and Defensive Driving
  • Knowledge of tree and landscape safety standards and practices


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 75% 

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

Job Segment: Safety, Service