The Davey Tree Expert Company

Urban Forestry Project Manager

Nashville, TN, US, 37204

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: TN, Nashville, 2607 Westwood Drive, 37204 

Requisition ID: 190284


Position Overview

Our Nashville environmental consulting team is looking to add a dynamic and self-motivated Project Manager to perform and manage urban forestry and inventory projects in the Tennessee market. 


The ISA Certified Arborist credential and Tree Risk Assessment Qualification are requirements for the position.


Job Duties

The Project Manager will provide our government, private, and not-for-profit clients with the services and solutions needed to manage trees and urban forests efficiently and effectively through field inventories, risk assessments, data collection, data analysis, and report writing.  In addition, the position requires the ability to effectively communicate with clients and manage projects throughout the project delivery process and completion of project deliverables.  Job duties include, but are not limited to:

• Identify and measure local tree species, understand their typical growth rates, and recognize indicators of common diseases and pest infestations;

• Prescribe appropriate tree work needed to mitigate risk;

• Meet with clients and be able to effectively communicate project status and findings (both orally and in writing);

• Manage field crews;

• Develop project budgets and perform regular evaluations of project performance relative to budget and project goals;

• Represent the company and the client at professional meetings;

• Support DRG regional offices with urban forestry services.

The successful candidate will have the ability to market and sell urban forestry (UF) services and possess the ability to help build and lead a UF team in Tennessee. 


An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty consistently and satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Previous experience successfully working as an Inventory Arborist or equivalent experience in the industry will be required.

Project management experience is preferred.

Two- to four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Environmental Science, Plant Biology or related discipline or equivalent experience in similar position is required.

Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) are highly desirable. 

Current Driver’s License and Driving Record in good standing is required.

Urban forestry experience is required.

Proficient working knowledge of computers (including Word, Excel, and GIS) is required.


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.

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 Surgery Company is based in Livermore, California, and provides a full range of utility tree care and pole test and treat services. 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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