The Davey Tree Expert Company

Urban Forester

Millersville, MD, US, 21108

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: MD, Millersville, 1131 Benfield Boulevard, Suite L-M, 21108 

Requisition ID: 171046

Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI), a Davey company, is seeking a candidate to join our urban forestry team.

Job Duties


Primary Duties will include:
• Prepare arborist reports, tree preservation plans, specifications, and details
• Perform tree assessments using various methodologies including CTLA and TRAQ
• Review civil, architectural, and landscape architecture plans, details, and specifications for conflicts with trees
• Prepare invasive species management plans
• Perform tree inventories



• Bachelor’s degree in forestry, urban forestry, landscape architecture, or related discipline
• Background in urban forestry, landscape construction, landscape architecture, or site design and construction
• Experience in arboriculture; tree preservation; tree root patterns and morphology; and forest and landscape plant identification, including native trees and shrubs
• Understanding of the ecology of the Mid-Atlantic including native and invasive species
• Interest in working both indoors and outdoors in varying terrain
• Ability to work closely with design and construction management teams
• Willingness for occasional regional travel
• ISA Certified Arborist or the ability to obtain within six months
• TRAQ or the ability to obtain within two years
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines under limited supervision 
• Ability to interpret and apply municipal tree regulations in a variety of jurisdictions


• Bachelor’s degree in forestry or urban forestry from SAF accredited program
• Familiarity with land clearing; site work; residential, commercial, and institutional construction and renovations; landscape construction; underground utilities construction
• Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors
• Technological aptitude and ability to quickly learn unfamiliar software
• Forest Conservation Act Qualified Professional
• Maryland Licensed Tree Expert
• Experience preparing Natural Resource Inventories and/or Forest Stand Delineations
• GIS and/or CAD experience (or willingness/aptitude to learn)
• Master’s degree in urban forestry, landscape architecture, or closely related discipline

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
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. is the leading environmental and cultural resources consultant in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our engineers, scientists, regulatory specialists, hazardous materials specialists, permit compliance specialists, arborists, archeologists, architectural historians, ecosystem & restoration specialists, surveyors, and geographic information specialists assist both the public and private sectors with the permitting process and create innovative solutions to environmental and water quality issues.


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. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. 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 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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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore