The Davey Tree Expert Company

Business Developer, Urban Forestry | Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

Primary Locations: CA, Los Angeles, 818 West 7th Street, 90017 

Requisition ID: 168331

Position Overview

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Business Developer - Greater Los Angeles Area 

Job Duties

  • Sales and business development of urban forestry projects in the greater Los Angeles area including:
    • Master planning, ordinance and legislation consultation
    • GIS and i-Tree analysis of urban forests and natural resources, tree inventories; risk tree Assessments and tree appraisals 
    • Vegetation and natural resource surveys  
    • Invasive and endangered species work 
    • Green infrastructure and stormwater consulting projects 
    • Software solutions, and grant funding assistance for municipalities and other clients.  
  • Grant writing 
  • Marketing Collaboration with other DRG Business units, Davey offices, the Institute, and allied non-profit, industry, and educational partners. 
  • Occasionally supports project work, including fieldwork, data analysis, report writing, and leading a Team of experts for urban forestry and natural resource management related jobs. 


  • Experienced and holds a network within the local market and urban forestry. Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in related fields.  
  • Preferable International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification  
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.  
  • Excellent written, computer, and verbal communication skills, ability to facilitate meetings and presentations.  
  • Ability to work independently and to travel regionally. 

Additional Information

  • Company vehicle or reimbursement for personal vehicle use 
  • Paid time off | Vacation, sick time, 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  
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

Where permitted by applicable law, an applicant must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently two weeks after one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two weeks after second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) as a condition of employment prior to beginning work.  Individuals with a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement. 

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP Inc, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Kent, Ohio has an opportunity for an experienced person in the field of urban forestry to take over a well established region and continue our growth into the future. 

Divisional Overview


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 50% 

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: Los Angeles

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