Davey Tree Expert Company Grants Pass, OR, United States
Apr 24, 2017Full time
POSITIONS: Consulting Utility Forester / Senior Consulting Utility Forester STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected. The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is currently hiring utility foresters to work with a major electric utility system and address its forestry POSITION LOCATIONS: Grants Pass, OR CONSULTING UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES: Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors and capture data on a hand-held computer Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work and discuss incompatible vegetation removals Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions SENIOR UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES: Lead a team of up to seven foresters Train, direct and coach team members to grow professionally and personally Build a culture of safety and excellence Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline 2yrs utility right of way vegetation management experience International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred Ability to identify tree species within Pacific Northwest 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.