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Job: Plant Health Care Specialist, Bartlett Tree Experts, Kelowna, BC


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General Information

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Job title: Plant Health Care Specialist
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Job location: Kelowna, BC  V4T 2G3 Canada
Requisition code:
Date posted: 06/23/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Will commensurate with experience
Job Category:Horticulture Science
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
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Job Description


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Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for Plant Health Care Specialists in the Kelowna, BC office.
  • The ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience working in Plant Health Care
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator License
  • We are looking for candidates who are looking for a long term career with a company.
    PRIMARY DUTIES
    • Performs all functions of Plant Health Care: SM, tree injection, root invigoration also 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
      • DOT qualified driver/can operate all PHC trucks and equipment
      • 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 on line reporting procedures
      • Supervises and monitors all PHC specialists and work
      • Demonstrates correct pesticide container disposal techniques
      • Supervises and trains other Plant Health Care Specialists during performance of assigned work
      • Attend PHC training
      • Leads by example
    • 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

    Bartlett Tree Experts has been in business for over 100 years and can give the opportunity for upward mobility within the company.
    • Great Benefits & Competitive Compensation
    • We will assist with relocation for the right candidates
    • EOE Employer/Veteran/Disabled
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