Plant Health Care Technician | West Chicago, IL

Davey Tree West Chicago , IL 60185

Posted 3 weeks ago

Additional Locations: Not applicable

Primary Locations: IL, West Chicago, 395 Industrial Drive, Unit C and D, 60185

Requisition ID: 172152

Position Overview

Performs fertilization and pest management on trees, shrubs and lawns using spray and injection tools by performing the following duties.

Job Duties

What You'll Do:

  • Cultivate your career and fertilize your future!

  • Properly identify and diagnose insects, weeds, fungus conditions and pest prone areas.

  • Communicate with and educate the client regarding the diagnosis and the prescribed pest control and fertilization service with customers.

  • Continuously monitor plant heath quality and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors.

  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate equipment (truck and sprayer).

Qualifications

What We're Looking For:

  • Love of the outdoors

  • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping

  • Preferred: Turf, Weed, Tree and shrub ID, Pathology and knowledge of turf or tree physiology

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Qualified Plant Health Care Tech training program upon hire

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire

  • Valid driver's license

  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

Additional Information

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • 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

  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers

  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees

  • Charitable matching gift program

  • all listed benefits available to eligible employees

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Plant Health Care Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

Divisional Overview

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 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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

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

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full Time

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions 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. It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination. In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey's relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law

  • English | Spanish

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Supplement

  • English | Spanish

Right to Work

  • English | Spanish

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

E-Verify Participation

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Agribusiness, Agricultural, Agronomy, Housekeeping, Horticulture, Agriculture, Hospitality


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