Plant Health Care Technician / Horticulturalist

Plant Health Care Technician / Horticulturalist


Overview:

Great people + great benefits = Great Growth

This full-time position will involve evaluating the health and condition of our clients’ trees and landscape. Responsibilities range from conducting tree inventory, diagnosis of insects & diseases, and applying treatments to manage and control issues. Soil analysis to determine nutrient amendments and fertilizer.

If you enjoy working outdoors and caring for the landscape, consider joining the Shreiner Tree Care team! We are seeking arborists/horticulturalists to join our Plant Health Care team. This full-time position will involve evaluating the health and condition of and providing appropriate treatments to trees and shrubs on commercial and residential properties.


Qualifications


  • Ability to identify local trees and shrubs.
  • Interest in working outdoors.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Ability to obtain Commercial Pesticide Applicator license. We will help train for and reimburse the cost of a Passed Exam.
  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Agronomy, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, OR prior experience in the green industry is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities


  • Evaluate, diagnose, and treat insects & diseases on trees and shrubs.
  • Monitor cultural conditions affecting tree health.
  • Effectively operate, calibrate, and maintain spray, fertilization, and injection equipment.
  • Perform required functions of the integrated pest management program including:
    • Administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, and customer relations.

Benefits


  • Excellent pay.
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and personal time off.
  • Family friendly atmosphere and great co-workers.
  • Growth/Advancement potential.
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance.
  • 401K match.
  • Assistance with relocation costs.
  • Education Reimbursement

Required attributes


  • Punctual with a positive attitude.
  • Strong personal and organizational skills.
  • Motivated problem solver who desires to be a key player on a winning team!

Required License or Certification


  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • ISA Certified Arborist a plus - will train and assist in process.

Continuing Education


  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • CDL License A and/or B
  • Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)
  • Advanced First Aid & CPR
  • Board Certified Master Arborist
  • Plant Health Care Training

*We are an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.

Please submit resume/work history and contact information to careers@shreinertreecare.com or call us for consideration.