The Davey Tree Expert Company

Regional Safety Specialist | New Jersey

Morris Plains, NJ, US, 7950

Additional Locations: New Jersey

Primary Locations: NJ, Morris Plains, 57 E Hanover Avenue Bldg C, 7950 

Requisition ID: 199077

Position Overview

The Regional Safety Specialist guides and monitors territory activities pertaining to employee development and skills training. The Safety Specialist analyzes and assists with employee development and measures performance against company safety, quality and productivity standards. Provides support aligned with Davey employee recruitment and retention goals.

The position reports to the area Operations Manager, communicates and coordinates closely with the Regional Safety team.

Job Duties

• Assist field management with implementation of new and existing training programs to meet company requirements and government regulations.
• Work “hands-on” with field employees to demonstrate and train in job skills.
• Lead education/training sessions.
• Visit field crews for job observation and/or skills verification.
• Communicate training program needs to management.
• Prepare/provide evaluations to Operations management to communicate training topics covered, employees’ retention of training and proposed next steps. Communicates with Regional Safety team on training progression.
• Consult with Regional Safety and Motor Carrier Specialists, Recruiter/Trainers, to remain current on Davey Policy or Regulatory changes and implementation.


• Three (3) years leadership responsibility, two (2) with Davey in a supervisory or crewleader capacity with proven safety performance.
• Qualified arborist experience / utility line clearance arborist experience.
• Qualified with current abilities in Arborist Skills Mentorship and arborist equipment.
• Working knowledge and proven ability in tree care / utility line clearance best practices.
• Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
• Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Davey Personal Excellence Coach/Mentor, Davey Safety Leadership Seminar, OSHA 10/30 hour courses. Ability to attain CTSP within 18 months of appointment.
• Current DDC, First Aid/CPR Certified Trainer designation.
• Ability to routinely travel locally and away from home.
• Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.
• Bilingual in Spanish, preferred but not necessary.

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
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skills trainers
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

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 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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