Plant Health Technician/Groundsman | Portland, OR

Davey Tree Portland , OR 97228

Posted 11 months ago

The Davey Tree Expert Company, a national leader in the arboriculture and horticulture industries, is seeking a Plant Health Care Technician/Groundsman, for our Residential Operation in Portland, OR.

BENEFITS & PERKS WE OFFER:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)

  • Potential for overtime

  • Generous performance incentive plan

  • Excellent benefits offered

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans

  • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave

  • 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • All uniforms and PPE provided (uniforms laundered/cleaned at no cost to employee)

  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses

  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications

  • Management mentoring programs available

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our ideal candidate will work both as Plant Health Care Technician (PHC Tech), and as Climbing Arborist (or Climbing Arborist-Trainee), to perform all functions of the Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM), and as a member of a tree crew. Professionalism and customer service is a key element of the position, as well as routing, product mixing and application.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides fertilization, weed, pest and fungi controls on client properties using tankers, spray pumps and injection tools.

  • Monitor, diagnose and treat insect, disease, and environmental conditions

  • Evaluate and recommended treatment options

  • Demonstrates the proper pesticide application skills

  • Learn/understand insect & disease life cycles, and plant biology

  • Perform accurate and timely record-keeping

During the off-season or slowed periods, work as a member of a tree crew under the supervision of the Crew Leader/Foreman, while progressively learning new skills

  • Maintain clean and orderly drop zone while running ropes and supplying tools to Trimmer(s) and Foreman

  • Support Foreman and Trimmer(s) completing tree pruning, removal, cabling & bracing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, Horticulture or related discipline is a plus, but not required

  • Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority

  • Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates (Pacific Northwest)

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Class B CDL-Air a plus

  • ISA Certified Arborist is a plus

  • Certified applicators license a plus where applicable

  • Related past experience is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Specific task training provided

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required.

The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

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


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Brake & Alignment Technician Portland Sellwood 266

Les Schwab

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-04T00:00 Job Description: Brake & Alignment Technician Brake & Alignment Technicians are responsible for the service and installation of brake, alignment, and suspension system parts and components, providing excellent customer service and completing work according to company policies, procedures, and the Code of Conduct. Primary Responsibilities: Installing or servicing hydraulic/electric brake system, suspension, alignment, drive train, and power steering parts and components; testing and installing batteries; dismounting/mounting tire and wheel assemblies, rebalancing wheels, and replacing, rebuilding and/or recalibrating TPMS components; using equipment and miscellaneous hand tools; assisting other employees; test driving vehicles; and operating service vehicles to perform offsite and emergency road services. Provides excellent customer service; refers customers to other qualified employees as necessary. Experience: Les Schwab offers opportunities for a variety of skills, and provides on-the job training for Brake & Alignment Technicians. Qualifications: A High School diploma or equivalent required; valid driver's license; excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a rapid pace environment; frequent lifting up to 35 pounds, with occasional lifting up to 75 pounds; frequent bending, twisting, kneeling and continuous squatting, reaching, walking and standing. Les Schwab Portland OR

Plant Health Technician/Groundsman | Portland, OR

Davey Tree