The Davey Tree Expert Company

Landscape Design and Sales

Suffolk, VA, US, 23435

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: VA, Suffolk, 3909 Nansemond Parkway, 23435 

Requisition ID: 189838


Position Overview

Davey Commercial Landscape Services is seeking an experienced Landscape Architect Engineer to join our Virginia based offices.  The ideal candidate will share our passion for landscaping and design and will potentially design and estimate jobs for several offices located in the Mid and South Atlantic region. 

A Landscape Architect Engineer should have several years of experience in the commercial landscape market. This position requires routine travel and proficiency with managing projects and project budgets.  

Job Duties

Job Duties

Problem Solving/Analysis.

  • Ability to make independent decisions based on sound engineering judgment and past experience.
  • Ability to apply knowledge to a variety of assignments.

Communication Proficiency.

  • Ability to provide guidance to junior-level staff on objectives, critical issues, and concepts.
  • Ability to interact with internal staff, reviewing agencies and customers as needed on project-related issues.
  • Ability to attend job-related meetings/conferences and be able to speak intelligently about engineering-related issues.

Collaboration Skills.

  • Will consult with supervisor on unique, unusual problems and developments
  • As experience expands, will play a role in collaborating on new or improved techniques and procedures on complex projects and assignments.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture (BLA) or Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (BSLA)
  • At least 2 years of full-time professional Landscape Architecture work experience
  • Advanced level experience with CAD programs
  • Ability to create design blueprints
  • Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (Google Suite) with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively focus on a variety of tasks to produce quality results within project deadlines
  • Ability to travel to sites as needed. Overnight stays are required.
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs


  • Current industry related registration or the ability to obtain registration upon employment
  • Experience in construction document production
  • Familiarity with Clean Water Act, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes
  • Experience providing construction oversight

Additional Information

  • 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.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Surgery Company is based in Livermore, California, and provides a full range of utility tree care and pole test and treat services. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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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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