The Davey Tree Expert Company

Consulting Arborist | Seattle, WA

Redmond, WA, US, 98052

Additional Locations: North King County, Snohomish County, and Seattle, WA

Primary Locations: WA, Redmond, 14515 NE 87th Street, 98052 

Requisition ID: 189113

Position Overview

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Consulting Arborist to our passionate team of environmental professionals.

Job Duties

The Consulting Arborist will provide our government, commercial, and not-for-profit clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage trees and urban forests by inspecting trees and other vegetation and identifying common defects. 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. 
  • Draft reports including tree preservation plans and tree risk assessments.
  • Extensive contact and communication with clients to report on the status of projects, identify problems and develop solutions. 
  • Individuals will represent the company and the client at professional meetings and will communicate ideas, technical information and industry intelligence as appropriate.
  • Potential for growth opportunities in sales and business leadership. 


Education and Qualifications:  

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 Arborist or equivalent experience in the industry will be required. 

  • Two to a four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Environmental Science, Plant Biology or related discipline or equivalent experience in similar positions. 
  • Technical certification(s) and licensing as required (including but not limited to ISA Certified Arborist credential, TRAQ qualification, etc.) 
  • Current Driver’s License and Driving Record in good standing. 
  • Urban forestry experience preferred. 
  • Previous experience in a sales role is desirable. Experience in community engagement or public speaking is also preferred.
  • Proficient working knowledge of computers. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint. 

Compensation Data

Compensation competitive based on experience. Starting rate: $36-38 per hour.

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.

Divisional Overview


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. 

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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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