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Job: Plant Health Care Specialist, Bartlett Tree Experts, Indianapolis, IN

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General Information


Job title: Plant Health Care Specialist
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Job location: Indianapolis, IN  46032 United States
Requisition code: 34521
Date posted: 06/23/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: will commensurate with credentials and experience
Job Category:Horticulture Science
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
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Job Description

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Bartlett Tree Care Experts is currently searching for an experienced Plant Health Care Specialist for its Indianapolis location.
The ideal candidate must have a pesticide license and 1-3 year in the field working as a plant health care specialist or
have a degree in horticulture or related field and the ability to get a pesticide license.


· Performs all functions of the integrated pest management program, including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, and customer relations

- Understands and demonstrates proficiency with products and techniques used to maintain plant health
- Understands and adheres to label directives on each product used
- Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment
- Ensures that all company policies regarding the storage and handling of pesticide products are adhered to
- Understands and practices the correct mixing and transportation procedures
- Understands and practices the appropriate plant health diagnostic skills
- Demonstrates the proper pesticide application skills
- Understands and implements drift control procedures
- Understands and implements all required record keeping and reporting procedures
- Demonstrates correct pesticide container disposal techniques

· Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
· Is prepared to work as a member of a tree care crew, under the crew leader’s supervision
· Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards
· Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager
· Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
· Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills
· Submits samples and reports to the diagnostic clinic
· Understands and follows directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders
· Communicates well with crew leader, arborist representative, and local manager
· Interacts regularly with clientele in order to ensure job satisfaction
· Is prepared to sell plant health care services when needed
· Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility

Competitive Compensation
Great Benefits
EOE Employer/Disabled/Veteran
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Job Requirements

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2 or 4 year degree in horticulture, plant science or related field
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