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Utility Forester Work Planner

Company: Davey Resource Group
Location: Ashdown
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Davey Resource Group Inc Position Announcement POSITION: Utility Forester Work Planner TYPE: Full-Time, Monday - Friday 8 hour days, some travel POSITION LOCATION: Texarkana, TX / ARDavey 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. Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices.Do you want a career working outdoors? The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, landscape, nursery, tree care and parks and recreation professionals, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with major gas / electric utility system and address its forestry needs Inspect utility rights of ways and identify vegetation incompatible with state and federal regulations Collect and enter data on handheld devices, follow maps and use GPS navigation Communicate with landowners regarding work on or near their property Work with tree crews to ensure understanding and adherence to work prescriptions Assess all terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Embraces an outdoor and independent work environment Thrives on adaptation, continual learning and training and is detail oriented Possess knowledge of local tree species and species specific growth rates Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather Great communicator and team player Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or a related discipline Utility vegetation management experience or similar experience in a related field (tree work industry, landscape professional) Clean DMV driving record Ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle on rough roads Ability to travel overnight when necessary 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: Visit for additional job opportunities and company information.Job Type: Full-timePay: $17.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayEducation: Associate (Preferred)Experience: Utility vegetation management: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: US Driver's License (Required)Willingness to travel: 25% (Preferred)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Davey Resource Group, Shreveport , Utility Forester Work Planner, Other , Ashdown, Louisiana

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