Work Planner - Paso Robles

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Paso Robles, CA, 93446

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number:34341 
Company Name: The Davey Tree Surgery Company 
Service Line: 2UTL - Surgery Utility 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



The Davey Tree Surgery Company is seeking Utility Arborist Work Planners for a major utility client in Central California.  Davey Tree Surgery’s over 1000 employees provide utility line clearance & vegetation management to clients in the Western United States.  This role is ideal for an arborist or urban forester seeking experience in the project management side of utility forestry.


The Utility Arborist Work Planner schedules all aspects of work for utility tree crews.  The position is responsible for administrative aspects of project management including: customer contact, data collection, production reporting, and work audits associated with utility line clearance operations.  Work Planners work directly with General Foreman, managers, crews and clients.  Success in this role depends directly on the arborists’ ability to plan & communicate expectations for employees and clients. 


Job Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect pruning & removal work requests, identify and update for accuracy
  • Obtain authorization of property owners for work access
  • Coordinate with General Foreman to Route & Dispatch tree crews for efficient work flow
  • Communicate expectations and provide customer service to property owners
  • Obtain permits and communicate work specifications with city foresters or other representatives
  • Audit completed work requests and report finding to General Foreman


A Successful Applicant will have:

  • Experience in Tree Care, Urban Forestry, Utility Vegetation Management or related. 
  • Knowledge of common Central California street trees
  • ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain.  ISA Utility Specialist is desirable
  • Prior experience routing & dispatching teams, highly valuable
  • Willingness to relocate and/or travel within Central California
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record


Bilingual in Spanish & English, highly valuable.



The Davey Tree Surgery Company is a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company and provides a full range of utility tree care services and is based in Livermore, Calif.  Davey Tree 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 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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