Plant Health Care Specialist

SavATree - Mountainside, NJ3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $59,000 a year
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Looking for a place where you can thrive?

SavATree's mission is to take our passion for nature and keep this country's outdoors beautiful and flourishing. Through our comprehensive tree, shrub, and lawn care we work hard to make sure our discerning customers have attractive, healthy and cared-for green spaces to enjoy. Over the last thirty years, we have opened new offices across the country, and we are looking for people who want to grow with us.

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.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work outside and visit beautiful properties in your community.

We want everyone to be able to identify and achieve their own version of success, which means giving each employee the room and opportunity to grow. To ensure that everyone has the best chance to succeed, we invest heavily in training and continuing education. We make it easy for you to reach out and get the help you need, even when it's from the other side of the country. This means actively fostering a collaborative culture where we come together to learn from each other and help each other succeed. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where each employee has the resources and opportunities to advance his or her career and become a go-to subject matter expert. That's why we often say that when you work here, you thrive here.

What a day is like:
Your focus will be ensuring the health and well-being of trees and shrubs on a clients' landscape in your territory. This involves monitoring, diagnosing, and treating any pest and/or disease infestations occurring on the property. You'll be responsible for selecting the most appropriate product or treatment for each problem. You will also be 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 will support your continuing education in the industry
  • You'll work alongside some of the best trained and equipped teams in the industry, with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • We're collaborative, so you'll 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