Consulting Utility Forester
Davey Resource Group - Napa, CA , United States
Starting Date :
As soon as qualified applicant is found
Location of job:
Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties
Posted By: :
Western Region Hiring Team
The Davey Tree Expert Company
POSITION: Consulting Utility Forester
STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until a suitable candidate is selected.
The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is currently hiring arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.
POSITION LOCATIONS: North Bay Area, Napa, and Marin, California
Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs
Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors
Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into handheld computer
Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work
Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals
Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews
Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or related discipline
Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred
Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates
Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Pay rates based 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.
Contact InformationWestern Region Hiring Team