Requisition Number: 93906
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
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: Plant Health Care (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.
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 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.
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 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com