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Plant Health Care Technician - The Care of Trees, Norwalk, CT

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Date:Aug 29, 2019

Location:Norwalk, CT, 06854

Company:The Davey Tree Expert Company

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 partnerships, 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 tree care professionals in Norwalk, CT. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

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

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full Time

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED

Work Experience Required: 2 - 4 Years Preferred

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

Requisition Number: 40301

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.

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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 Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. 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, visitwww.davey.com

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

Nearest Major Market:BridgeportNearest Secondary Market:DanburyJob Segment:Horticulture, Housekeeping, Agronomy, Agribusiness, Agricultural, Agriculture, Hospitality

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