Requisition Number: 81546
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years
Relocation Available: [[relocation]]
Travel Expectations: None
Plant Healthcare Technician
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 Healthcare Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors and you get a new view every day!
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.
Perform the recommended fertilization and integrated pest management on tree and shrubs using spray and injection tools.
Continuously monitor the pest control and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors.
Drive, use, maintain and properly operate truck and sprayer equipment.
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: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law
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
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.