Landscape Technician -Paid Internships, Jobs with DAVEY TREE

SCA and Davey Tree Expert Company are expanding our innovative career training collaboration and fielding nearly 100 tree care and grounds maintenance positions in 2016.

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Davey Tree Internships are available in Alexandria – Positions start after June 9 . These seasonal employment opportunities run for six-months, and are available in more than a dozen locations nationwide. Special attention will be given to applicants with previous experience in SCA’s community program, crew leaders, and other alumni.

 

Working side-by-side with professional Davey Tree mentors, you’ll gain the experience, skills and knowledge necessary to transition into full time positions with Davey at the conclusion of your position. Along the way, you’ll receive Davey’s full support with a structured training program, a uniform, and all necessary personal protective equipment, in addition to compensation ($12/hr).

Participants will work in teams of five along with one leader (ages 18—24 years). Responsibilities include:
•Maintaining trees
•Planting and removing shrubs
•Removing invasive plants
•Mulching and edging
•Fertilizing plants, and more

Many members from last year’s program have been hired on as permanent employees.

Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree, utility, lawn care, and environmental consulting services throughout the United States and Canada. Davey Tree is employee-owned and the largest residential tree care company in North America.

THE DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY, Alexandria, VA

• Landscape Technician: Alexandria, VA: must have right to work in US, over 18, HS diploma preferred; comfortable working outdoors, valid Drivers License is recommended but not requires; all candidates will undergo and background and drug test.

Benefits include:

  • -$12/hr for 40 hrs/wk plus OT pay when available
  • $650 travel grant
  • $500 retention bonus

TO APPLY: send a resume to Jackson Patterson at jpatterson@thesca.org 

On the web- thesca.org/davey-tree

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