The Davey Tree Expert Company

Restoration Project Manager | New York City Metro

Brooklyn, NY, US, 11207 Mt. Vernon, NY, US, 10552 New York, NY, US, 10005

Additional Locations: New York, NY, NYC Metro, Brooklyn, NY, Flemington, NJ

Primary Locations: NY, Brooklyn, Evergreen Cemetery, Bushwick Ave, 11207, NY, Mt. Vernon, 501 N MacQuesten Pkwy, 10552, NY, New York, 28 Liberty Street, 10005 

Requisition ID: 160258

Position Overview

Davey Resource Group, Inc., “DRG”, is seeking a Restoration Project Manager professional with a minimum of 5 years of experience in project management in the field of natural resources consulting. DRG provides a full array of consulting services in the areas of ecological restoration, mitigation, ecological design, and natural resource permitting services to clients in the private and public sectors throughout the United States.

Selected candidate will work collaboratively with our project developers, ecologists, biologists, landscape architects, and other project managers. We are seeking individuals who are interested in working on a variety of project types—wetland mitigation, master plans, living shorelines--and a variety of ecosystems—freshwater, coastal, mid-Atlantic forests, and desert environments. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the following: stream/wetland restoration design, regulatory permitting, habitat surveys, and management of a variety of projects that may include ecological design, permitting, and monitoring. The key focus of this position is to provide leadership and expertise on ecological and restoration projects for DRG’s expanding New York City metro team. This includes reviewing proposals, developing approaches to ecosystem management and restoration, project and crew management, networking, and identifying new client relationships and project opportunities.

Applicants will have the option of working from home, at our Brooklyn office, or at our Flemington, NJ office.

Job Duties

  • Optimize existing client relationships and diversify project experience in the New York City metro area.
  • Provide senior level technical expertise to clients and team in one or more of the following: ecosystem restoration, wetland/stream permitting and design, or ecological surveys and assessments.
  • Assist the New York City Principal Consultant to pursue work in public and private markets, manage client relationships, provide leadership in preparing bids and proposals, and perform administrative duties, as needed.
  • Routine management of multiple projects at one time, preparing/reviewing/implementing work and construction plans, invoicing and labor tracking, performing final QA/QC of work performed, and supervision of subcontractors.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and clients.
  • Position involves marketing tasks, such as attending conferences/workshops and public speaking.
  • Pursue speaking opportunities at conferences/workshops.
  • Contribute to DRG’s safety-minded culture.
  • Excellent native (northeast) and invasive plant ID skills preferred.


  • Potential candidates must be a college graduate with a minimum of a four-year degree in biology, botany, ecology, conservation, environmental science, landscape design/architecture, or related fields. A minimum of 5 years’ experience, working in natural resource restoration is required. Valuable professional credentials include PWS, ESA Certified Ecologist, and/or CPESC. Candidate(s) must have experience working in a wide range of habitats, both natural and disturbed, and assessing their condition, health and functionality according to client specifications. Candidate(s) should be able to identify both native and non-native botanical species, understand their typical characteristics and recognize common diseases and pests.
  • The ideal candidate(s) will have ecological consulting experience in the state of New York or New Jersey and be proficient with state laws and regulations, particularly surrounding wetland regulations.
  • Candidate(s) must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs and Google, and ideally also have experience using GIS mapping programs.  Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record. Some travel may be required. We are seeking team players with excellent written and oral communication skills and a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety
  • Valid Driver's License Required

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 & discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
  • Charitable matching gift program


*all listed benefits available to eligible employees


Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.  


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. 

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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