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Arborist Plant Health Care Specialist

Bartlett Tree Experts
Lake Wylie, South Carolina, US
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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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 experienceA safety-first culture and professional workplaceAdvancement opportunities - we promote from withinMedical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance401k retirement planPaid time off and holidaysIndustry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional developmentCompany provided uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipmentBoot reimbursement up to $150Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories in Charlotte, NCTo 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 RepresentativeCommunicating with clients regarding work performed during site visitsMixing and applying pesticides and fertilizers to trees and shrubs according to diagnosis, safety procedures, label instructions, and state lawsProperly maintaining and operating equipment and vehicles (hand tools, spray agitators, portable spray equipment, and other machinery)Completing accurate record-keeping and reporting dailySafely driving a company vehicle to multiple properties throughout the dayWorking 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 outdoorsInterest in working outdoors year-round in all weather conditionsAbility 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 recordLearn to identify trees and shrubs common to the regionDegree 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.

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