The Davey Tree Expert Company

Seasonal Environmental Scientist/Specialist | St. Paul, MN

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240 

Requisition ID: 195853

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Environmental Scientist/Specialist to our passionate team of environmental professionals.

Job Duties

  • The Environmental Specialist will provide our government, utility, commercial, private and not-for-profit clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage natural resources and comply with policies. 
  • Selected candidates will work collaboratively as part of a team.  Applicants should be willing to lead and train fellow team members on all aspects of field work. Communicate with clients professionally. Position involves a variety of work, including invasive plant species control, native plant and seed installation, shoreline stabilization, and native habitat restoration (prairie, wetland and woodland). Stormwater BMP inspection and maintenance. 
  • Majority of work is outdoors, often in inclement weather and in rugged terrain, and may involve using heavy equipment, such as spray rigs, backpack sprayers, augers, chain saws, mowers, etc. Additional work in assisting with wetland delineation and city tree inventories may be required at times


Education and Qualifications:

  • Possession of or be willing to obtain an Minnesota Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicators License is required.
  • Prescribed burn experience and S130/S190 certification.
  • Identify invasive species across a range of habitats.
  • Training in chain saw, brush saw, and 4x4 ATV/UTV, tractor, and skid steer.
  • A degree in biology, botany, ecology, conservation, environmental science, or related fields. 

Desired qualifications:

  • Masters degree in related field 
  • Experience with operating heavy equipment, forestry mower, tractor, etc.
  • Ability to read construction plans and specifications to execute tasks and assign work to crew members
  • CDL Class A Driver 

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 division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Temporary 
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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