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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Utility Vegetation Forester

Palo Alto, USA
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COMPANY: DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP

Job Description

 

The Davey Resource Group Inc

Position Announcement

 

POSITION: Utility Forestry Technician

 

STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

 

The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.

 

POSITION LOCATIONS: Palo Alto, CA or surrounding South Bay area

 

DUTIES:

  • 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 hand-held 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

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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: Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information.

 

Company Description
For more than a century, our clients have trusted us to care for their most precious natural assets. Our history is deeply rooted in preserving and caring for trees, but our evolution has grown to include whole natural environments. We are one of only a handful of companies in the world that can claim this rich, century-plus heritage and a record of continuous growth. Today, we are one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation. We are committed to growing leadership from within by offering ongoing opportunities for advancement and learning. Davey is a company dedicated to providing rewarding careers.


Role: Utility Vegetation Forester
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Location: Palo Alto,

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