The Davey Tree Expert Company

Climbing Arborist Skills Trainer | Pacific Northwest

Lake Forest Park, WA, US, 98155 Portland, OR, US, 97218

Additional Locations: Pacific Northwest

Primary Locations: WA, Lake Forest Park, 15044 Bothell Way NE, 98155, OR, Portland, 5838 NE Columbia Blvd, 97218 

Requisition ID: 193384

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a Climbing Arborist Skills Trainer to our passionate team of trainers for our offices in the Pacific Northwest, along with travel to Las Vegas, NV and Portland, OR. Your office is outdoors and you get a new view every day!

Job Duties

What You'll Do:

  • Be part of a growing diverse and passionate team of trainers stewardship.
  • Teach team members the art and science of climbing and arboriculture as a career.
  • Travel throughout your territory influencing employees through on the job training.
  • Help develop and deliver topic focused training classes.
  • Continue to grow your skills and knowledge as a trainer.
  • Collaborate with industry leaders.
  • Attend industry events as a Davey representative.
  • Influence the tools and techniques we use every day.
  • Work alongside the local offices:
    • Leading education and training sessions
    • Identifying training needs
    • Performing arborist skills verification
  • Provide training in multiple offices in the cities in the Pacific NW
  • Team up with Regional Safety and Motor Carrier Specialists, Recruiters, and Davey Institute Technical Advisors.
  • How high you grow depends on you!


Skills We're Seeking:

  • Love of the outdoors.
  • Desire to help others grow in their careers.
  • 3 years leadership responsibility.
  • Working knowledge and proven ability in tree care and arborist equipment.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely write and verbally communicate with a diverse audience.
  • Basic computer skills include email, video conferencing, and electronic forms.
  • Ability to complete the Davey Skills Trainer Requirements upon hire.
  • Ability to routinely travel locally and away from home.
  • Required: Valid driver's license with clean driving record.
  • Required: Obtain your CTSP within 18 months of hire.
  • Preferred: ISA certified Arborist and/or ISA Certified Tree Worker.

Additional Information

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive Salary.
  • All climbing gear and PPE are provided.
  • Vehicle allowance.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase Davey stock at a discount after 1 complete year of service for eligible employees.
  • 401k with employer match available after 1 complete year of service for eligible employees.
  • Employer sponsored health, vision, dental, life and short-term disability coverage options available for eligible employees.
  • Access to our exceptional career development program, industry related training, and proprietary Davey training courses.
  • Reimbursement for industry related certifications.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and management mentoring programs are available.
  • Vacation awarded in first year and increased based on years of service.
  • Up to five paid sick days available for eligible employees.
  • Parental Leave.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation.  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on a commitment to safety and training, the open exchange of ideas, industry engagement, and delivering unrivaled client service while being an industry leader in arboricultural and environmental services.

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: 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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