Plant Health Care Technician

Application Deadline

Location

Sheffield , Massachusetts

Plant Health Care Technician for 2019 season: work includes fieldwork and recording related to managing insects & disease problems for trees and shrubs, primarily on residential properties. There will also be the need to apply control measures for ticks and mosquitoes. Work will also include monitoring properties for insect and disease management.
Off-season work available to include pruning and assisting the tree crew with maintenance and removals.
Requirements include:

  • AAS or Bachelor's Degree in Arboriculture or related field, or 3 years’ experience
  • Clean driving record
  • MA or NY Pesticide License or willingness to attain
  • Reasonable knowledge of plant, insect, and disease identification
  • Understanding of various application methods
  • A holistic approach to plant stress issues
  • The ability to prescribe a control strategy for a given problem
  • Friendly & open communication skills
  • Able to comply with the drug testing program
  • Dependability, honesty & passion for woody plants

Start date: Mid March 2019! Job type: Full time /seasonal
Salary: $15 to $25/hour

Please submit application & references to [email protected]