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Arborist Plant Health Care Specialist

Bartlett Tree Experts
Charlotte, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

350 acres.

That is the size of the canvas available to you as a member of the Bartlett Tree Arboretum staff.

Within, there are layers of responsibilities that help keep this property safe, healthy, and beautiful.

We are currently looking to fill Plant Health Care Specialist position in order to multiply the efforts of our lead PHC Specialist. This position would provide a high focus on target applications and integrated pest management, but would not be limited to these tasks.

The Bartlett Tree Expert Company has been in the business of providing exceptional tree care services to clients for over 100 years. We are the largest family-owned tree care company in the United States. We pride ourselves on offering scientific tree care and have extensive resources at the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory, located in Charlotte, NC.


We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

$18.00+ per hour based on experience
A safety-first culture and professional workplace
Advancement opportunities - we promote from within
Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
401k retirement plan
Paid time off and holidays
Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional development
Company provided uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment
Boot reimbursement up to $150
Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories in Charlotte, NC

To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett.


To ensure your success, we provide hands-on training provided by Bartlett's dedicated team of arborists. As a Plant Health Care Specialist, you will play an important role in:

Performing tree and shrub care treatments using spray, tree injection, and soil injection tools as prescribed by the Arborist Representative
Communicating with clients regarding work performed during site visits
Mixing and applying pesticides and fertilizers to trees and shrubs according to diagnosis, safety procedures, label instructions, and state laws
Properly maintaining and operating equipment and vehicles (hand tools, spray agitators, portable spray equipment, and other machinery)
Completing accurate record-keeping and reporting daily
Safely driving a company vehicle to multiple properties throughout the day
Working as a member of a tree care crew, under the Arborist Crew Leader's supervision during the off-season
A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors
Interest in working outdoors year-round in all weather conditions
Ability to obtain a Commercial Pesticide Applicator License - We will pay for the cost of the exam and help you prepare!
Valid driver's license and clean motor vehicle record
Learn to identify trees and shrubs common to the region
Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Turfgrass, Environmental Science, Plant Science, Outdoor Recreation, Agriculture or a related field OR prior experience working in landscaping or horticulture is preferred but not required

The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Location : Name: Research Lab Location : State/Province: NC Category: Research Latest Post Date: englishcareers: 9/28/2022 Type: Regular Full-Time

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