The Davey Tree Expert Company

Employment Engagement Specialist | Virginia

Mount Airy, MD, US, 21771 Richmond, VA, US, 23230 Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23451 Richmond, VA, US, 23236 Dulles, VA, US, 20166 Suffolk, VA, US, 23435 Chantilly, VA, US, 20152 Yorktown, VA, US, 23692 Alexandria, VA, US, 22310

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: MD, Mount Airy, 218A & 218-B South Main St., 21771, VA, Alexandria, 6748 Gravel Drive, 22310, VA, Chantilly, 25245 Pleasant Valley Rd., 20152, VA, Dulles, 22830 Quicksilver Dr, 20166, VA, Richmond, 2211 Dickens Rd., Suite 100, 23230, VA, Richmond, 717 N. Courthouse Road Suite 101, 23236, VA, Suffolk, 3909 Nansemond Parkway, 23435, VA, Virginia Beach, 1008 Old Virginia Beach Rd Suite 200, 23451, VA, Yorktown, 117 Sentry Circle, 23692 

Requisition ID: 167657

What You Will Work On

Are you a creative thinker? Do you enjoy building and cultivating strong relationships while developing innovative solutions?  We’re looking for an Employee Experience Specialist, in the Commercial Landscaping Services division of The Davey Tree Expert Company to:

  • Increase job satisfaction and retention of our full-time hires
  • Develop a program engagement strategy ensuring a positive experience for new employees
  • Utilize existing programs, including orientation, safety, and skills-based training to enrich the engagement strategy
  • Build relationships with new employees to encourage open feedback sharing, provision of coaching and support, and connection with the Company
  • Curate and build a culture within cohorts of new employees
  • Develop initiatives and methods to drive, enhance, and measure engagement within the cohort
  • Promote Manager engagement and build strong partnerships with Manager population
  • Manage feedback survey creation and distribution, data analysis and creation/delivery of action plans for required adaptations
  • Organize and facilitate mentoring program for designated region

What We Are Looking For

  • Prior experience in Human Resources – advantageous to have experience in one or more of; recruitment, learning & development, talent management, employee relations, HR business partner
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to communicate and resonate with colleagues
  • Innovative and solutions-driven mindset
  • Meticulous attention to detail; robust organizational skills including strong scheduling and coordination competencies
  • Solid reporting and analytical skills with the ability to articulate and analyze feedback
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment calmly and courteously; willing to adapt to changing situations
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, self-motivation and the ability to work on a global dynamic team
  • Energetic, dynamic, confident – the ultimate brand ambassador
  • A strong communicator with skills in writing and public speaking
  • A creative, innovative self-starter
  • Empathetic, with the ability to get to the heart of the matter to enhance relationships and drive performance
  • A team player with the ability to forge partnerships that bridge people and solve problems
  • Able to appreciate the big picture as well as the small details
  • Happy to travel domestically as needed (~20%)



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience required; 2+ years of related experience
  • Preferred experience in landscaping or the broader green industry
  • Preferred bi-lingual communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel, ability to efficiently utilize MS Office Suite of Applications

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 & 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 & Skills Trainers  
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees  
  • Charitable matching gift program  

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees 


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 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: Washington DC