The Davey Tree Expert Company

Regional Health and Safety Specialist | Knoxville, TN area

Murfreesboro, TN, US, 37130 Knoxville, TN, US, 37918 Bartlett, TN, US, 38133 Nashville, TN, US, 37210

Additional Locations: Tennessee, Kentucky

Primary Locations: TN, Murfreesboro, 1619 Flat Rock Road, 37130, TN, Bartlett, 7892 US Highway 70, 38133, TN, Knoxville, 3310 Greenway Drive, 37918, TN, Nashville, 531 Woodycrest Avenue, 37210 

Requisition ID: 194139

Position Overview

Davey is seeking a Regional Health and Safety Specialist for operations in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky. The Regional Health and Safety Specialist guides and monitors territory activities pertaining to safety, incident prevention, employee development, and skills training. This requires analyzing current initiatives for performance against company standards. The Regional Health and Safety Specialist works with managers and field arborists to develop or restructure efforts for achieving Davey safety culture goals. This position will travel locally within Tennessee and surrounding states.

Job Duties

  • Assist field management with implementation of new and existing safety and training programs to meet company requirements and government regulations.
  • Schedule and direct safety education and training sessions.
  • Conduct “train the trainer” safety education sessions.
  • Visit field crews for instructional and hands-on training, job observation, inspections and verification of program compliance at various outdoor field worksites and outdoor/indoor field facilities, in varied geographic locations, terrains, climates and weather conditions.
  • Support Senior Regional Health and Safety Specialist-Mid Atlantic by:
    • Analyzing regional safety program effectiveness and make recommendation for improvement.
    • Communicate safety program needs with management.
    • Prepare evaluations and provide insightful written summary reports and recommendations to operations and safety management.


  • Three (3) years of leadership experience in Tree Care
  • Practical experience climbing, pruning, removing, trees in established Safety Culture
  • Written communication skills utilizing Microsoft Office
  • Ability to attain Certified Tree Care Safety Professional, OSHA 30 Hour Course Certification, and similar safety professional qualifications and certifications.

Additional Information

  • Full time salaried position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Company vehicle plan
  • Generous performance incentive plan
    • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid time off: Vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave
  • 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
  • All gear and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses offered
  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
  • Management mentoring programs available

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

Divisional Overview

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 75% 

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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