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.

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.

Davey Tree staff demonstrate safe tree rope and knot techniques for an SCA Philadelphia Community Crew

Davey Tree’s Paul Herb demonstrates tree climbing techniques, knots and ropes to 2015 members in Philadelphia.

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).

SCA-Davey opportunities are available in Baltimore, Biloxi, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Great Falls, Jacksonville, New York City, Orlando, Tampa, and other leading cities.

Participants will work in teams of five along with one leader (ages 18—24 years). Responsibilties 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.