Plant Health Care Technician

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Dec 08, 2023
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: FL, Jacksonville, 4563 Sunbeam Road, 32257 

Requisition ID: 191459

Position Overview

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 partnership, 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 Healthcare Technician to our passionate team of landscape professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

Job 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.
  • Perform the prescribed fertilization and integrated pest management on tree and shrubs using spray and injection tools.
  • Continuously monitor the pest control and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors.
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate truck and sprayer equipment.

Qualifications

  • Love of the outdoors
  • Background in Horticulture or Landscaping
  • Turf, Weed, Tree and shrub ID knowledge
  • Ability to complete the Davey landscape career development books upon hire
  • Ability to complete the Davey First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Preferred: CPCO license ( Certified Pest Control Operator )
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

Additional Information

  • Paid Time off and paid holidays
  • Hourly pay starting at $20.00 based on experience
  • 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

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

Company Overview

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.

Divisional Overview

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 Davey.com.

 

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

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 Davey.com.

 

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: None 

Sector

Consulting

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