The Davey Tree Expert Company

Nursery Laborer Intern (Summer 2023) | Wooster, Ohio

Wooster, OH, US, 44691

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Wooster, 5509 Congress Road, 44691 

Requisition ID: 172323

Position Overview

POSITION: Nursery Laborer Internship: Spring/Summer 2023

Starting Date:
Flexible - We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2023

Objectives:

Introduce career orientated students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including tree care, tree climbing, chainsaw use, plant health care and customer service. Internships in each division may vary in length depending on availability. Interns will be assigned a manager who will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the industry. Throughout your experience, you will work on residential and commercial properties and in an office setting.

Prepare soil and growth media, cultivate, and participate in horticultural activities under supervision on acreage, in nursery, or in an environmentally controlled structure such as a greenhouse or shed by performing the following duties. 
 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Grow your green career with us! 
  • Enhance the appearance and value of properties through the cultivation of shrubs and trees. 
  • Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees. 
  • Perform proper pruning to prevent girdling roots and promote a central leader on trees. 
  • Transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs. 
  • Prepare trees for pickup through the process of balling and burlapping. 
  • Load and unload materials, containerized shrubs, plants, and trees. 
  • Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems. 
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate landscape equipment. 
     

Qualifications

  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline in a 2 or 4 year program
  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable    
  • Pesticide/applicators License preferred

Hours: 40-50 hours per week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays required.

Company Overview

Invest in your future.  Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation.  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.   

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Nursery Laborer to our passionate team of landscape professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

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 www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Intern 
Job Type: Part 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: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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