The Davey Tree Expert Company

Urban Forestry Consultant

Nisku, AB, CA, T9E 1C6

Additional Locations: Edmonton

Primary Locations: Alberta, Nisku, 3800-13 Street, T9E 1C6 

Requisition ID: 183274

Position Overview

As an Urban Forestry Consulting Arborist you will be called upon to provide your knowledge and experience to provide in-depth consultative services across several different client groups from individual homeowners to Architects, Builders/Construction companies, larger utility clients, and municipalities. The ability to communicate clearly through face-to-face interactions, report writing, and detailed assessments will be vital towards the success of the applicant and Davey Resource Group.

Job Duties

  • Consult with clients within different aspects of projects that may impact trees.
  • Travel to various locations within a specified region providing consulting services.
  • Complete Arborist Reports and tree preservation plans for construction projects.
  • Draft technical reports detailing tree assessments and providing recommendations.
  • Assist in developing urban forestry strategy and management plans.
  • Create detailed Tree Risk Assessments for clients.
  • Perform data collection for tree inventory projects throughout southern Ontario.
  • Complete non-invasive root exploration when requested by a client or municipality.
  • Monitor excavation within root zones and provide root pruning to mitigate tree impacts.


  • Minimum 3 years Industry experience
  • ISA Certified Arborist or equivalent accreditation (RPF, ASCA) required.
  • TRAQ Certification and/or any additional ISA accreditation is a plus.
  • Strong Tree Species Identification skills, ability to identify and assess tree defects/diseases.
  • Experience using GIS programs (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.) is recommended but not required.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry, civil engineering, or utilities are an asset.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, willingness to learn and progress.
  • Experience with MS Office is necessary. Experience with AutoCAD is an asset.

Additional Information

  • Full time hourly position. Year-round employment. Hybrid field work and work-from-home.
  • Occasional overtime required, depending on project.
  • Short-term travel opportunities, with LOA and paid airfare + accommodations.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and career advancement opportunities.
  • Employee-owned company with discounted stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Davey provides ongoing training with wage incentives for gaining industry qualifications.

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Construction, Utilities, Municipal, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting division of the Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, provides a comprehensive range of natural resource, urban forestry, and tree preservation consulting and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal, and governmental markets. In Canada, our local offices expertise and services encompass arboriculture and forestry, right-of-way vegetation management, ecology and wildlife assessment, and asset management.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

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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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