Plant Health Care/Lawn Care Technician | Mokena, IL

Davey Tree Mokena , IL 60448

Posted 3 weeks ago

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.


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Plant Health Care/Lawn Care Technician | Mokena, IL

Davey Tree