Plant Health Care

  • SavATree
  • New Milford, CT, USA
  • Oct 16, 2020
Full time Plant healthcare technician

Job Description

The Plant Health Care Team are specialists dedicated to inspecting plant material, identifying problems, and ethically treating or preventing the many problems that trees and shrubs may face. They are our team of “detectives”; looking at each plant disease/infestation as a puzzle they can’t wait to solve. This role provides the opportunity to work outside and visit beautiful properties in your community.

What a day is like:

The Plant Health Care focus is on ensuring the health and well being of trees and shrubs on a clients’ landscape in a specific territory. This involves monitoring, diagnosing, and treating any pest and/or disease infestations occurring on the property. Plant Health Care is responsible for selecting the most appropriate product or treatment for each problem. Additional activities include interacting with our clients, educating them with written diagnostic reports detailing the conditions on their landscape, as well as ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

What kind of person are we looking for?  Someone with:

  • A desire to grow, craves opportunity, loves problem solving and process improvement
  • A Degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Environmental Sciences, Landscape Management, Turfgrass, or similar experience.
  • Tree/Plant Identification experience
  • The knowledge of safely and properly using spray and application equipment
  • The responsibility and independence to work autonomously  
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills to understand and meet client needs
  • A valid driver's license, CDL a plus

Why you might love working here:

  • We have lots of training and development opportunities and support continuing education in the industry
  • The opportunity to work alongside some of the best trained and equipped teams in the industry, with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • We’re collaborative, so team members have the ability to connect and collaborate with people who are experts in the field
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including health and dental, paid time off, vehicle program, and a matched 401(K)

Interested in taking your career to another location?  We have several openings at other SavATree locations across the United States, and we offer relocation assistance in most cases.  Just ask us for further details.

SavATree is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace