The Care of Trees is looking for a Plant Health Care Arborist at our Mount Vernon, NY branch. We work all through NYC and lower Westchester areas! Our company offers many great benefits and has many opportunities for upward advancement and growth.
Applicant MUST have following credentials:
-CDL Class B License -NY Commercial Pesticide Applicator License Category 3A -Must be able to identify and recognize local trees and shrubs Pathology, Entomology, and knowledge of tree physiology are necessary to diagnose care options properly -Must be a team player and communicate effectively at all times -Must be courteous and friendly if approached by property owners
This position serves as tree and plant health care technician with the primary responsibility of monitoring, evaluating, and providing plant health care needs on client properties. The individual will be responsible to handle most routine pest-management operations. Practices and has a basic understanding of plant science and above-average plant and pest diagnostic identification skills. Will be expected to have proficiency in the identification, deficiencies, and problem solving skills of plants and trees. In some cases submits various types of soil samples to be sent in for diagnostic purposes. Follows directions from PHC Coordinator of various scheduled work orders to be completed. Ensures that all company policies regarding safety, storage, and handling of all herbicide, fungicide, and pesticide spray products are followed. Is familiar with products and techniques used to maintain plant health and tree care. Thoroughly understands and practices the correct mixing ratios and transportation procedures of chemicals and organics. Utilizes all appropriate safety protective equipment to adhere to the company's safety policy. Maintains all required work order record keeping and reporting procedures. Frequently works as a member of a tree care crew, under the crew leader's supervision when PHC work is minimal (off-season).
Compensation: $17+ (depending on experience)
Please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 914-668-6442