TRAQ Hazard Tree Inspector

Davey Resource Group

Bakersfield, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $27-$29/hour

POSITION: Tree Risk Assessment Qualified Arborist 

Details:  6-9 month project, minimum commitment of 2 months required,  6x10 hour days, $35 per diem 7 days per week, housing provided, compensated flights, $27-$29/hour

POSITION LOCATIONS: Central to Southern California

Davey Resource Group, Inc. is a  wholly owned subsidiary of the employee owned Davey Tree Expert Company.  We provide a wide range of natural resource, utility, GIS and remote sensing consulting services. Our job is to help our clients provide a safe and reliable power source through proper vegetation management practices. 

Do you want a career working outdoors? The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring certified arborists, professional foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, environmental scientists, landscape, nursery, tree care and parks and recreation professionals, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. 


  • Hazard tree inspections
  • Communicate with landowners regarding work on or near their property
  • Collect and enter data on handheld devices, follow maps and use GPS navigation
  • Assess all terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions
  • Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews
  • Willingness to travel throughout California


  • Embraces an outdoor and independent work environment
  • Thrives on adaptation, continual learning and training and is detail oriented
  • Possess knowledge of local tree species and species specific growth rates
  • Has ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Is a great communicator and team player


  • International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualified Arborist
  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science or a related discipline 
  • Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle on rough roads


  • Company Vehicle/Fuel Card
  • Company Phone
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Per Diem and paid hotels when traveling
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
  • Employee Scholarship for AS degree in Environmental Management 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
  • Charitable matching gift program
  • Company paid professional certifications and continuing education

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  DRG offers competitive wages based on qualifications and experience.  Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are Equal Opportunity Employers.


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