The Davey Tree Expert Company

Consulting Utility Forester - Long Beach, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Additional Locations: Long Beach, CA

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

Requisition ID: 193553

Davey Resource Group

Davey Resource Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the employee owned Davey Tree Expert Company. Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices.


Do you want a career working outdoors?
Do you care about sustainability?
Do you want a career with stability and growth opportunities?


The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, GIS technicians, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.


  • Work with major electric/gas utility system and address its forestry needs
  • Inspect utility rights of ways and identify vegetation incompatible with state and federal regulations
  • Collect and enter data on handheld devices, follow maps and use GPS navigation
  • Communicate with landowners regarding work on or near their property
  • Assess all terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
  • Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews

Desired Qualifications

  • Embraces an outdoor and independent work environment
  • Thrives on adaptation, continual learning and training and is detail oriented
  • Possess knowledge of local tree species and species specific growth rates
  • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Great communicator and team player
  • Ability to become an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist within 18 months

Required Qualifications

  • Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle on rough roads AND
  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or a related discipline OR
  • More than 1 year of utility vegetation management experience or similar experience in a related field (tree work industry, landscape professional)

What We Offer

We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology, and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience for employees at all levels.


  • $18 - 25 per hour (dependent on experience and professional certifications)
  • Group health plans
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k with up to a 4% company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan:  Opportunity to buy company stock at a 15% discount
  • Holidays and paid time off
  • Payroll savings plan
  • Charitable matching gift program
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee Educational Scholarship
  • Davey Family Scholarship
  • 20% discount on all Davey services
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Vehicle purchase discount program
  • Plus, so much more!


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  At Davey, our values are our compass and core to everything we do. Davey Resource Group values itself on Safety, Integrity, Expertise, Leadership, Stewardship, and Perseverance. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. 


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


ACCOMODATIONS: If requested by an employee or otherwise as required by law, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to  Visit for additional job opportunities and company information.

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.


Davey Resource Group, Inc., is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.  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 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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