The Davey Tree Expert Company

Account Manager | Utility Vegetation Management

San Diego, CA, US, 92123

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POSITION: Account Manager | Utility Vegetation Management

TYPE: Full-Time

POSITION LOCATIONS: Flexible within Southern California within Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric Territories


Davey Resource Group, Inc. is a  wholly owned subsidiary of the employee owned Davey Tree Expert Company.  We provide a wide range of natural resource, utility, GIS and remote sensing consulting services. Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices. 


Do you want a career working outdoors? The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, landscape, nursery, tree care and parks and recreation professionals, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. 



  • Lead a team of 3-4 Project Managers supporting Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric’s Distribution Vegetation Management programs

  • Maintain strategic focus on supporting our client’s goals, making DRG a great place to work and providing our clients with the best solutions

  • Responsible for operational success and financial strength across multiple SCE and SDG&E divisions

  • Develop DRG project managers and new leaders for current and future growth

  • Work closely with Utility Client’s leadership to identify and pursue strategic targets

  • Align local DRG operations with our client’s goals and objectives

  • Champion DRG’s culture of safety, quality, solutions, and employee ownership



  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, or a related discipline

  • Utility right of way vegetation management experience

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Previous project management experience

  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail

  • Residency in San Diego County Preferred. 



  • Company Vehicle/Fuel Card

  • Company Phone

  • 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 & discounted stock purchase options

  • Group Health Plan

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers

  • Employee Scholarship for AS degree in Environmental Management 

  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees

  • Charitable matching gift program

  • Company paid professional certifications and continuing education


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  DRG offers competitive wages based on qualifications and experience.  Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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: San Diego

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