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Arborist Plant Health Care Specialist Trainee

Bartlett Tree Experts
Lake Wylie, South Carolina, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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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 assistant/trainee 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. Bartlett Tree Experts is the oldest, largest, and premier scientific tree and shrub care company in the world; our people thrive in a safety-first, entrepreneurial, promote-from-within environment. Join our family-owned company - and make our next success story your own.

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 hand on training provided by Bartlett's dedicated team of arborists. As a Plant Health Care Specialist Trainee, you will play an important role in:Learning to perform all functions of integrated pest management programs, including:Performing tree and shrub care treatments using spray, tree injection, and soil injection tools as prescribed by the Arborist RepresentativeMixing 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

A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoorsAbility to pass a criminal background checkInterest in working outdoors year-round, performing manual labor 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 recordDegree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, Environmental Science or a related field OR prior experience working in the tree care industry if preferred but not required The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

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