The Davey Tree Expert Company

Associate Consultant, Urban Forestry | San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA, US, 95112

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

Primary Locations: CA, San Jose, 1055 Commerical Street, 95112 

Requisition ID: 167398

Position Overview

POSITION:             Associate Consultant,  Urban Forestry


STARTING DATE:   Immediately.  Resumes are accepted until suitable candidates are selected.


Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has an opportunity in the field of urban forestry as an associate consultant working with residential, commercial, and government clients.





  • Perform tree assessments and report writing
  • Review civil, architectural, and landscape architecture plans, details, and specifications for conflicts with trees
  • Prepare tree preservation plans, specifications, and details
  • Prepare educational power points and workshops, proposals, and marketing pieces

Desired Qualifications

  • Two or four-year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources, or related discipline
  • International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist and ability to obtain, or currently possess,  Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
  • Background/experience in urban forestry or landscape architecture
  • Strong knowledge of/experience in the following: arboriculture, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology, pest identification and management,  tree care operations, large tree transplanting, and forest and landscape plant identification (including trees/shrubs)
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, technical report writing, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work closely with design and construction management teams
  • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain, in inclement weather, and to travel as needed
  • Ability to work independently and under remote supervision
  • Self-driven desire to improve processes and procedures for client and company goals

Additional Information

Full time position.  Wage depends on qualifications and experience.  DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company 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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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 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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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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