The Davey Tree Expert Company

Safety Specialist - Motor Vehicle Carrier | Southeast

Kent, OH, US, 44240 Flowood, MS, US, 39232 Plant City, FL, US, 33565 Winter Park, FL, US, 32789 Huntsville, AL, US, 35816 Atlanta, GA, US, 30360 Coconut Creek, FL, US, 33073 Jacksonville, FL, US, 32257 Pensacola, FL, US, 32507 Wimauma, FL, US, 33598 Plantation, FL, US, 33324 Lawrenceville, GA, US, 30046 Alpharetta, GA, US, 30004 Columbus, MS, US, 39710 Biloxi, MS, US, 39535 Tampa, FL, US, 33626 Daytona Beach, FL, US, 32124 Patrick AFB, FL, US, 32925 Odessa, FL, US, 33556 Babcock Ranch, FL, US, 33982 N. Ft Myers, FL, US, 33903 Fort Stewart, GA, US, 31315 Biloxi, MS, US, 39532 The Villages, FL, US, 32162 Loganville, GA, US, 30052 Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142 Davie, FL, US, 33314 Avondale Estates, GA, US, 30002 Maitland, FL, US, 32751 Montgomery, AL, US, 36104 Naples, FL, US, 34109 Richmond Hill, GA, US, 31324

Additional Locations: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi

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, FL , Coconut Creek, 5300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 214, 33073, FL, Ave Maria , 5072 Annunciation Circle, Suite 333, 34142, FL, Babcock Ranch, 14750 SR 31, 33982, FL, Davie, 5301 SW 49th Street, 33314, FL, Daytona Beach, PGA Blvd, 32124, FL, Jacksonville, 4563 Sunbeam Road, 32257, FL, Maitland, 123 Atlantic Drive, Ste. 111, 32751, FL, N. Ft Myers, Pine Lakes/Lake Fairways/The Heritage, 10200 Pine Lakes Blvd, 33903, FL, Naples, 5515 Yahl St. , Suite A, 34109, FL, Odessa, SilverDollar Golf Club, 12711 Silver Dollar Dr, 33556, FL, Patrick AFB, 1020 Central Ave, 32925, FL, Pensacola, NS Pensacola, 9890 N. Loop Road, Apt 622, 32507, FL, Plant City, ELS Plant City 745 Arbor Estates Way, 33565, FL, Plantation, 1200 South Pine Island Road, 33324, FL, Tampa, 13720 McCormick Dr., 33626, FL, The Villages, Belvedere Executive Golf, 479 Belvedere Blvd, 32162, FL, Wimauma, 5117 SR 674, 33598, FL, Winter Park, 649 Nicolet Ave., 32789, GA, Alpharetta, 2035 Grassland Parkway, 30004, GA, Atlanta, 6925 Gilleland Lane, Suite 102, 30360, GA, Avondale Estates, 111,117,123,129 North Clarendon Avenue, 30002, GA, Fort Stewart, Fort Stewart, 7073 Breakneck Cir Unit G, 31315, GA, Lawrenceville, 289 South Culver Street, 30046, GA, Loganville , 2601 Ivory Road, 30052, GA, Richmond Hill, Hunter Army Airfield, 2310 Smoke Rise Road, 31324, MS, Biloxi, Gulfport Naval Constr. Battalion Ctr, 668 N. Haven Dr., 39532, MS, Biloxi, Keesler AFB, 124 O'Donnell Drive, 39535, MS, Columbus AFB, 108 Simler Boulevard, 39710, MS, Flowood, 645 Lakeland East Drive, Suite 101, 39232 

Requisition ID: 160560

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


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

Additional Information

  • 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



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 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

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