PHC Technician

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Nov 29, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: N/a

Primary Locations: MD, Gaithersburg, 8100 Cessna Avenue, 20879 

Requisition ID: 191157

Position Overview

Plant Health Care 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 Health Care Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals.  Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

Performs fertilization and pest management on trees, shrubs and lawns using spray and injection tools by performing the following duties

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. 

Continuously monitor plant heath quality and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors. 

Drive, use, maintain and properly operate equipment (truck and sprayer). 


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 required 

Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law  

Company Overview

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 


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: None 



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