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Job title: Lawn Care Specialist - Rockville
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Job location: Rockville, MD  20850 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/05/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: We offer:
o One of the best equipped and trained teams in the industry
o Competitive compensation and advancement opportunities
o 401(k) Savings Plan
o Health Care Benefits
o Flexible Spending Plan
o Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days
o Excellent Continuing Education Programs
Job Category:Spacer ImageLawn Care
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Job Description


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SavaLawn, is a division of SavATree, a nationally recognized provider of superior arboriculture and lawn care services. Working from 24 branch locations throughout CT, IL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and VA, we provide residential and commercial customers with high quality, cutting edge tree care, plant health care, lawn care and deer deterrent services. Join our dedicated and highly skilled team of professionals today!

We are seeking a seasoned lawn/turf care professional to help us provide the following services to our customers:
• Organic, hybrid, integrated, and all-nutrient lawn care
• Seeding and new lawn services
• Soil analysis and aeration
• Weed control, insect control and grub management
• Custom blend fertilization and lime application
• Lawn disease treatment

As a Lawn Care Specialist, your accountabilities will include:
o Monitoring, diagnosing and treating insect, disease, weed, other conditions on clients’ lawns
o Selecting the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem
o Maintaining excellent customer relations by providing comprehensive, thorough information about their landscape
o Completing diagnostic reports
o Representing SavaLawn in a professional manner
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Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
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You should have experience running liquid and granular application equipment. This is a position in which extensive field time will be spent diagnosing problems and treating properties. This often requires heavy lifting in various weather conditions.

Ideal candidates will have:
• A degree in Turf, Entomology, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, or equivalent experience
• At least 2-3 years experience in turf applications and maintenance
• Ability to diagnose turfgrass problems
• Ability to anticipate what will occur under specific conditions (i.e. soil conditions, climate)
• Must be able to work independently and be self-directed
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Possess a valid driver’s license in your state
• Possess the appropriate Pesticide Applicator’s License(s), or be able to obtain one
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