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Position: Landscaping Internship – Spring/Summer 2021

Davey Tree Commercial Landscape Services

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for exceptional students who are interested in expanding their field experience in the areas of Landscaping, Irrigation, Plant Health Care, Sales and Client Services.

 

 

STARTING DATE:                          

Flexible – We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2021. Internships usually start in late May/early June and run through late August/early September.

 

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:              

  • Lorton – Alexandria, VA

 

  

OBJECTIVES:

Introduce career-oriented students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including landscape design and installation, irrigation, enhancement, customer service and sales. Internships 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 commercial properties and in an office setting.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Studying Horticulture, Landscape Design, Turfgrass Management or related discipline
  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable  

 

 

HOURS:

40-50 hours per week; Monday – Friday with some Saturdays

 

EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care, landscaping and hortiiculture
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Collaboration and communication skills

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE WE OFFER:

  • Over 100 years of service gives you job security
  • 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 a Career Development Program booklet as assigned by their mentor 

 

 

 

PERKS:

  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career
  • Housing support may be available
  • Access to industry related training materials
  • Opportunity to work outdoors and gain valuable industry experience
  • Work in and around beautiful Lorton, VA. Surrounded by golf courses, lakes, trails and parks, this area is a playground for the outdoor enthusiast! Explore the area’s rich history or visit our nation’s Capital less than an hour away. This isn’t just an opportunity to get more work experience, it’s also an opportunity to get more life experience!

 

 

 

SALARY

  •  Competitive & Negotiable

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.

 

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.

 

Visit www.jobs.davey.com to search for Davey jobs all over the country!

If you need assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Intern 

Job Type: Temporary 

Education Level Required: Other  

Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year  

Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Requisition Number: 91528  

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