Plant Health Care Technician - East Dundee #31978

Davey Tree Dundee, IL
Requisition Number: 31978

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: Less than 1 year

Relocation Available: [[relocation]]

Travel Expectations: None

The Davey Tree Expert Company has immediate openings in the field of landscape and grounds maintenance, as Plant Health Care Technicians. Davey is a national horticulture landscape management firm with, operations throughout the US and Canada.

JOB DUTIES: PHC Tech performs fertilization and integrated pest management on tree and shrubs and lawns using spray and injection tools. Customer service is a key element of the position, as well as routing, product mixing and application. Turf, Weed, Tree and shrub ID, Pathology, and knowledge of turf or tree physiology are valuable but not required, we will train.

Intern will perform various PHC treatments, sprays, soil drenches, trunk injections, tree fertilizations, lawn care, stump and tree care operations and sales.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates.

ISA Certified Arborist a plus as is related past experience.

Excellent communication skills

Specific task training provided

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

Valid driver's license,

Certified applicators license a plus where applicable.

Class B CDL-Air a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Sec