Plant Health Care Technician

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Severn, ON L3V 6H4, Canada
  • Dec 08, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Ontario, Severn, 4063 Hampshire Mills Line, L3V 0Y5 

Requisition ID: 191460

Position Overview

As a Plant Healthcare Technician your major focus will be on fertilization, treatment and injection of trees and shrubs. Customers and clients will look to you to provide diagnosis and treatment to several of their vegetation needs. You will not only be looked upon to treat but also to educate our clients on what you are doing while you are in the field.

Job Duties

  • Complete application of fertilization and integrated pest management application on trees and shrubs using foliar and injection applications.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and educate clients regarding the diagnosis and the prescribed pest control and fertilization service with customers.
  • Properly identify trees and shrubs with a strong knowledge of pathology and physiology.
  • Properly identify and diagnose insects, fungus conditions, and pest prone areas.
  • Continuously monitor plant health quality and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors.
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate equipment (truck and sprayer).
  • Apply specified treatments to plant material on both residential and commercial properties.


  • Pesticide Applicator License required
  • Tree and shrub ID, Pathology, and knowledge of tree physiology 
  • Strong tree and shrub identification skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment. 
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service for full time permanent positions
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP program for full time permanent positions
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks

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 of Canada, Limited, is committed to scientifically based horticultural and environmental services with outstanding client service. 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


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