Licensed Spray Technician | St. Paul, MN

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Nov 27, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: St. Paul, MN

Requisition ID: 190370

Position Overview

This challenging position entails applying herbicides with the purpose of managing brush and noxious weeds on utility facilities, power line rights-of-ways, and pipeline right-of-ways. The application of herbicides varies from selective backpack treatments to large scale foliar treatments utilizing 1-ton trucks, all terrain vehicles, and/or heavy equipment.

The successful candidates will become part of a team of professionals that work close together to provide exceptional service while maintaining the highest commitment to safety and performance.

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Perform chemical and mechanical vegetation control.

  • Maintain meticulous records of herbicide use, inventory and equipment.

  • Travel to various sites

  • Operate herbicide applicator, adhering to all company and environmental standards.

  • Manage customer service expectations.

  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment.

  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.


What We’re Seeking: 

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Attention to detail, and a proficiency using tablets, Windows and Excel, are strongly encouraged, and required for all potential crew leaders.

  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement strongly preferred.

  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

  • Spraying license required.

  • Air brakes, herbicide applicators certificate, H2S, WHIMIS, Standard First Aid with CPR, ATV training and heavy equipment operating experience are definite assets.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



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