• The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Chicago, IL
  • Government
  • Full-Time
  • 3251 S Western Blvd

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Arborist Trainee Internship: Spring/Summer 2019 - Chicago, IL

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Date:May 6, 2019

Location:Chicago, IL, 60612

Company:The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number:38242

Company Name:The Care of Trees

Service Line:7RES - TCOT Residential

Employment Type:Intern

Job Type:Temporary

Education Level Required:High School Diploma / GED

Work Experience Required:Less than 1 year

Travel Expectations:None

POSITION: Arborist Trainee Internship: Spring/Summer 2019 Chicago, IL

Starting Date:

Flexible - We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2019


+ Chicago, IL


Introduce career orientated students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including tree care, tree climbing, chainsaw use, plant health care and customer service. Internships in each division may vary in length depending on availability. Interns will be assigned a manager who will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the industry. Throughout your experience, you will work on residential and commercial properties and in an office setting.


+ Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline in a 2 or 4 year program

+ Driver's license required. Commercial driver's license highly valuable

+ Pesticide/applicators License preferred


40-50 hours per week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays required.

Experience Required:

+ Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care and arboriculture

+ Positive attitude and willingness to learn

+ Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually

+ Collaboration and communication skills

Experience Offered:

+ Job Security with a company which has over 100 years of service

+ National reputation for Stewardship and Excellence

+ Promotes ambitious, team-focused experts quickly and focuses on continuing education

+ Commitment to safety: Interns will work towards completing the CDP \"C\" Climber booklet

+ Opportunity to apply for the Davey Scholarship and advance your career in the industry


Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.

The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visitwww.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-###-#### ext. 1108 or ...@davey.com.

Nearest Major Market:ChicagoJob Segment:Horticulture, Agriculture

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Associated topics: agriculture, animal, animal control, forestry, habitat, horse, hydrologic, nature, plant, rangeland

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