Senior Associate Consultant

Davey Resource Group Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Type Paid permanent

Davey Resource Group, Inc.

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, Inc., headquartered in Kent, Ohio, has openings for experienced environmental consulting professionals.We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates should possess a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.

The Davey Tree Expert Company, which was first formed in 1880, has over 7,000 employees throughout the United States and Canada and is one of the top twenty largest employee-owned companies in the United States. As a member of the Davey Tree family of companies, Davey Resource Group provides a wide range of natural resource consulting services to clients in the private and public sectors, including urban forestry consulting and tree inventories, urban forest canopy assessments, and urban forestry management planning.

Location: several - Kent, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Description and Responsibilities:    The selected candidate will work collaboratively with Davey Resource Group biologists and project managers. The primary focus of this position is to provide senior level project management, business development, and mentorship to junior staff. A Senior Associate Consultant fulfills a key role in development of new projects and proposals as well as  networking to identify new opportunities. The position involves a variety of work including stream/wetland restoration design and construction oversight, Section 401/404 and/or Construction- in-a-Floodway permitting, technical report writing, and project management for a variety of projects such as wetlands and stream mitigation planning and monitoring, ecological surveys, and wetlands delineations.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Routine management of multiple projects at one time, preparing/reviewing/implementing work and construction plans, invoicing and labor tracking, performing final QA/QC of work performed, and supervision of subcontractors as merited.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and clients. Position will involve marketing tasks, such as attending conferences/workshops and public speaking.
  • Pursue work in various public and private markets, manage client relationships, provide leadership in preparing bids and proposals, and perform administrative duties, as needed.

Required qualifications:  Potential candidates must be a college graduate with a minimum of a four-year degree in biology, ecology, conservation, environmental science, or related fields; a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of ten years of experience working in the natural resources field performing ecological consulting work and habitat restoration consulting is required. Valuable professional credentials include PWS, ESA Certified Ecologist, and/or CPESC. Candidate should have working experience in the state of Ohio or Indiana and be proficient with state laws and regulations.

Successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency with stream/wetlands restoration design work, including modeling and plan development; have experience performing construction oversight of restoration projects; be capable of managing large projects with multiple subcontractors; have experience with both design/build and design/bid/build processes; and maintain an existing network of clients and contacts within the ecological consulting industry in their respective home state. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety.

Additional Information:  Full time positions. Compensation based on qualifications and experience.  DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year.  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.


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