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: 170692

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Consulting Utility Forester to our passionate team of environmental professionals.  

Job Duties

  • Work with major gas/electric 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

Qualifications

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

  • Has ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather

  • Is a great communicator and team player

  • Has the ability to become an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist within 18 months

  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or a related discipline 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Has more than 1 year of utility vegetation management experience. Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle on rough roads

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

 

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. 

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 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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