Utility Forester

Employer: 
Davey Resource Group
Job Field: 
Forestry
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
Wisconsin
Location Detail: 
Green Bay
Job Description: 
Position: UTILITY FORESTER Starting Date: Immediately. Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected. DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities in the field of Utility Forestry, as a UTILITY FORESTER, for major electric utility provider. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada. POSITION AVAILABLE: Green Bay, Wisconsin Job Duties: Inspect utility right-of-ways and access to Right-of-Way (ROW) areas, for compliance with state clearance standards. Identify needed tree and brush control work and provide info to line-clearance crews. Document work using hand-held computer. Notify property owners of pending work on their property. Audit work completed by contractors. Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues. Special projects as assigned. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and storms as needed.
Qualifications: 
Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or Four year degree REQUIRED in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline. Working knowledge of computers and GIS systems. Ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates. Excellent communication skills and ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather. Ability to work independently. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Utility Specialist, Florida Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License, and any GIS/GPS experience highly desirable asset for position. Knowledge and experience in ROW vegetation management, electric utilities, telecommunications and/or pesticide experience a great benefit. Ability to read and follow maps and use GPS/GIS database systems a plus.
How to Apply: 
See http://www.davey.com/work/jobs/utility-forester-(green-bay).aspx
Deadline: 
04/17/2012 (All day)
Last updated February 22, 2012