Requisition Number: 32969
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%
The Davey Resource Group Inc
POSITION: Transmission Vegetation Management 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 arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.
POSITION LOCATIONS: Shreveport, LA
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
Four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline preferred
ISA certified arborist preferred
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
Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred
Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates preferred
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred
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: 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