Rapid Response Utility Forester- Santa Cruz, CA

    Davey Tree
    Santa cruz, CA
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Requisition Number:66790
    Company Name:DRG Inc
    Service Line:1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management
    Employment Type:Regular
    Job Type:Full Time
    Education Level Required:Associates
    Work Experience Required:1 - 2 years
    Travel Expectations:Up to 50%

    POSITION: Rapid Response Utility Forester

    TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

    POSITION LOCATIONS: Santa Cruz, CA

    Davey Resource Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the employee owned Davey Tree Expert Company. We provide a wide range of natural resource, utility, GIS and remote sensing consulting services. Do you want a career working outdoors? Our team is composed of professional foresters, certified arborists, natural resource managers, environmental scientists, geospatial specialists, wildland firefighters, landscape, nursery, tree care and park and recreation professionals.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Adaptable to various positions within Utility Forestry, Natural Resource Management and Forestry

    Flexible with periodic travel throughout the country for emergency storm, fire or disaster response

    Pro-actively promote safety and maintain a safe work environment

    Ensure schedule targets are met

    Provide client & contractor support

    Respond to customer complaints and concerns

    Provide reporting and updates for management

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Utility right of way vegetation management experience

    International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist

    International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) tree risk assessment qualified (TRAQ)

    International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) utility specialist

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline OR have a minimum of 1 year experience in a related field

    Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather

    Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle

    Self-driven desire to improve processes and procedures for client and company goals

    Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail

    WHAT WE OFFER:

    Company Vehicle/Fuel Card

    Company Phone

    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 & discounted stock purchase options

    Group Health Plan

    Employee referral bonus program

    Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers

    Employee Scholarship for AS degree in Environmental Management

    Scholarship Program for Children of Employees

    Charitable matching gift program

    Company paid professional certifications and continuing education

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: DRG offers competitive wages based on qualifications and experience. Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are Equal Opportunity Employers.

    CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to hiring.drgwr@davey.com. Visit jobs.davey.com for additional job opportunities and company information.

    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, visitwww.davey.com

    If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or ated.help@davey.com.

    Nearest Major Market:Santa Cruz
    Nearest Secondary Market:San Francisco
    Job Segment:Horticulture, Agriculture, Customer Service

    Posting ID: 558253346Posted: 2020-05-21