The Davey Tree Expert Company Reviews

Updated Jun 29, 2020

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3.4
66%
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The Davey Tree Expert Company President and CEO Patrick M. Covey
Patrick M. Covey
38 Ratings
Pros
  • "As an employee-owned company, management empowers employees and strongly encourages an entrepreneurial mindset(in 13 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, fun workplace, great coworkers(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours because of the incentive to hit time and a half(in 15 reviews)

  • "low pay, not a lot of support, turnaround(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Bethel OH ALB Survey Project"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inventory Arborist in Bethel, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent folks to work for. I really enjoyed my time with the company.

    Cons

    More of a con of the nature of the job. Having hours dependent on the weather really made life difficult at times.

  2. "Sales"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time

    Pros

    Amazing place to work can’t complain

    Cons

    Nothing at all. Except for parking

  3. "Good for a wanderer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Technician in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of travel, free housing, good pay and overtime, get to make your own schedule.

    Cons

    Lots of travel..no home base

  4. "Good stepping stone"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Utility Forester 

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good foot in the door, stepping stone job, learn about the utility side

    Cons

    low pay, not a lot of support, turnaround

  5. "Groundsman 1+ years"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Groundsman 

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time

    Pros

    Quick hiring process, solid coworkers

    Cons

    Varying training depending on location

  6. "Hard work and dedication don’t always pay off"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people are great. Employee ownership is beneficial

    Cons

    Compensation is not always equitable

  7. "Checking my hands in skills for a better workforce."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tree Climber in Jackson, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team of workers in a group.

    Cons

    Not enough people in the office.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexibility, company truck

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, no room for advancement

  9. "Well-treated but poor work-life balance."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Utility Systems Technician 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay. Company treats workers well and takes safety seriously. Was directly rewarded for high quality of work through better equipment + better pay. Management very clear on what standard of work merits pay raises.

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult and tedious work, long commute. Very poor work-life balance.

  10. "Davey tree expert company review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The Davey Tree Expert Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary I thought

    Cons

    Lay offs not communication about when returning to work

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