Plant Health Care Technician | Albany, NY

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Albany, NY, USA
  • 16 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

 

 

Experienced Plant Health Care Technicians, Don't Miss this Opportunity!

Begin investing in your Professional Development

**$1500.00 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS BASED ON EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS**

($500.00 Bonus to Qualified & Experienced employee selected to be paid at 30, 60, 90 days of employment)

 

 

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Plant Healthcare Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals in Albany, NY. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day working in and around upstate NY!

 

What You’ll Do:

  • 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
  • Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry!

 

 

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
  • Preferred: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

 

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

 

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.

 

Visit jobs.davey.com to search for Davey jobs all over the country!

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.