Requisition Number: 33279
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: Less than 1 year
Travel Expectations: None
The Davey Resource Group
POSITION: Fire Prevention Forester
STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring arborists, foresters, fire safety specialist, fight fighters, trail maintenance workers, landscapers, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. Permanent positions available. Temporary opportunities include flight to project area from anywhere in the US.
POSITION LOCATIONS: Santa Clara County. Company vehicle and paid commute
Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs
Inspect and assess the utility Rights of Way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to reduce wildfire risk associated with overhead conductors
Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into hand-held computer
Notify landowners of impending fuel reduction and fuel modification work
Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals with landowners
Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews to maintain project schedule
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 vegetative growth habit
Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
Clean DMV driving record, current drivers license, and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Permanent Roaming position.
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 . Visit Daveys website for additional job opportunities and company information.
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 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at ext. 1108 or at .
The Davey Tree Expert Company