The Davey Tree Expert Company

Environmental Technician or Entry-Level Scientist

Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545

Additional Locations: New England

Primary Locations: MA, Shrewsbury, 3 Industrial Drive, 01545 

Requisition ID: 179982

Position Overview

Looking for a great opportunity to grow in a dynamic industry?  Want to join highly skilled teams with diverse backgrounds?  We are currently looking to add to our passionate team of environmental professionals.  Join our Foresters, Plant and Soil Scientists, Ecologists, Environmental Scientists, GIS, and Natural Resource Specialists within the Davey Resource Group!  Become part of our energetic workforce, build your career, and emerge as a leader in the green industry.  Spend your days outdoors and enjoy an engaging work environment where we apply technology, communication, and teamwork to help bridge the gap between human progress and the natural world.

Job Duties

The ideal candidate will provide our clients from public, non-profit, and private sectors including government, utility, commercial, with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage natural resources, comply with policies and obtain regulatory permits. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Delineate wetlands and related aquatic resources.
  • Prepare maps and forms for required approvals and permits.
  • Support ecological restoration projects
  • Other related field/office support for natural resource projects.


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.

  • Four year degree in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, Forestry, Hydrology, Soil Science, Zoology or related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar position.
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record are required, a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required by project.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Natural resource consulting experience.
  • Wetlands delineation experience.
  • GIS Mapping experience.
  • Ecological restoration and monitoring experience.
  • Ecological restoration plan design.
  • Interest in professional development and working towards certifications.
  • Flexibility to travel for short periods of time or longer durations during winter.

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 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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