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Environmental Technician Internship | Cincinnati, OH

Employer
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Restoration
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Internship
Job DescriptionJob Description
Additional Locations: Not applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Cincinnati, 4435 Aicholtz Rd. Ste. 700, 45245

Requisition ID: 198236
Position Overview
Davey Resource Group, a Davey Company, is seeking persons interested in natural resources careers, as an Environmental Technician. DRG provides a full array of horticultural, ecological stewardship, lakeshore, ravine, and streambank restoration as well as traditional landscape maintenance to clients in the private and public sectors throughout the Midwest.
Job Duties
Selected candidates will work collaboratively as part of a team. Work is 100% field-based, often in inclement weather and in rugged terrain, and may involve using heavy equipment, such as spray rigs, backpack sprayers, augers, chain saws, mowers, etc...
Typical work week is Monday through Friday 7am-5pm (10 hour days, 40 hours per week, potential for overtime).

Normal work day consists of: reporting to an office at set time, participating in daily stretches, assisting with loading supplies and equipment, riding in a company vehicle to worksite, perform/achieve worksite's daily goal, riding back to the office and assisting with unloading. Position involves a variety of work, including invasive plant species control, herbicide application, native plant and seed installation, streambank, lake shore, ravine, and bluff stabilization and restoration, traditional landscape management and other types of habitat restoration. The position is full time, but depends on workload and weather conditions.
Qualifications
Desired Education and Qualifications:

Willingness to obtain an Ohio and Kentucky Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicators/Operators License is encouraged. Native plant identification is a plus. You will be trained in chain saw, brush saw, and 4x4 ATV/UTV operation.

An degree in biology, botany, ecology, conservation, environmental science, or related fields is preferred.

**Active students are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs and will learn Google Productivity Suite. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, have a good driving record, and be able to report directly to the work site. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, and a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.
Additional Information
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an

Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned.

What We Offer:*
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.
Company Overview
DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.
Divisional Overview
The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

Davey Resource Group, Inc., is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there's a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

Employment Type: Intern
Job Type: Full Time
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

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