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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

Job Description:

The Davey Tree Expert Company

Position Announcement


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: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com.  Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information.


Contact Information

Western Region Hiring Team
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