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Job: Plant Health Care Specialist, SavATree, Springfield, VA


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General Information

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Job title: Plant Health Care Specialist
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Job location: Springfield, VA  22151 United States
Requisition code: 45830 Woodland Rd
Date posted: 11/13/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:Horticulture Science
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Job Description


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SavATree is a nationally recognized provider of superior arboricultural services. From 31 locations throughout CO, CT, IL, MA, MD, MN, NJ, NY, PA, VA & WI 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!

Your accountabilities will include:
The care of trees, ornamental plants and/or lawns on client landscapes
Monitor, diagnose and treat insect, disease, physiological and cultural conditions
Select the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem
Complete diagnostic reports, interact with clients in a professional manner, and provide comprehensive, thorough information to create an ideal environment for optimum health of landscapes
Maintain excellent customer relations
Candidates for these roles must have specific experience running spray and application equipment. This is an applicator position that requires extensive field time diagnosing problems and treating properties - and often involves heavy lifting of hoses/equipment.

The ideal candidate will have:
Degree in Plant Science, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Forestry, Turf, Biology, Plant Pathology or Plant Physiology or equivalent experience
Knowledge of tree & shrub species adapted to temperate zones 4 and 6 and native to Eastern U.S
Ability to diagnose pest, nutrient, or other landscaping issues impacting trees, shrubs and lawns
Understanding of 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
Appropriate Pesticide Applicator's License(s) for your state/region
You must have a valid driver's license
Exceptional POSITIVE "CAN DO" attitude!
We Offer:
One of the best equipped and trained teams in the industry with an emphasis on quality and safety
Competitive compensation and advancement opportunities
401(k) Savings Plan
Health Care Benefits
Flexible Spending Plan
Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days
Excellent Continuing Education Programs

SavATree is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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