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Plant Health Care Arborist

Hiring Organization: Guardian Tree Experts
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: September 1, 2017
Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

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Plant Health Care Arborist

We are a full-service tree care company working in the greater Ann Arbor, MI area with a focus on preserving and improving the health, beauty, and safety of our clients’ trees. Our growth continues, and we need to add another member to our team.

We are looking for an arborist with a Michigan pesticide applicator’s license (Core & 3B categories) who is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of trees and shrubs and doing the work associated with this interest (fertilization, fungicide/insecticide sprays, injections, soil and root work, etc.)

Ideal candidates will be ISA Certified Arborists currently licensed to apply pesticide with at least one full season of plant health care and IPM experience working with trees.  We are a company that focuses heavily on training and education so if you don’t have these qualifications but feel you could obtain them with support, please check us out at our website (www.GuardianTreeExperts.com) or give us a call at 734-786-1688 to learn more about the opportunity.


  • Work closely with our PHC manager and clients to apply treatments properly and according to schedule.

  • Follow all safety procedures and label instructions.

  • Drive company vehicles safely to and from clients’ properties.

  • Complete required documentation and time-tracking forms.

  • Assist in sales to current clients through on site contact.

  • Regular inspection, maintenance, and repair of basic truck and rig components.

  • Commitment to continuing education, improvement in skills, and overall versatility and growth within the company.


  • Communicate effectively with clients and fellow employees.

  • Interpret label instructions properly, do basic math, and mix/calibrate products accurately.

  • Willing and able to work 40-50 hour weeks and in adverse weather conditions (heat, cold, snow, rain, etc).

  • Collaborative spirit and positive attitude.

  • Reliable and accountable on a daily basis.

  • Ability to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Physically fit with a strong work ethic.  Able to lift up to 50 lbs independently.

  • Active participation in maintaining safety.

Wage & Benefits:

  • $14 - $23/Hr. depending on skills, experience, credentials, resume, references, etc.

  • Holiday & Vacation pay

  • Continuing education (in-house, seminars, conferences, climbing competitions, etc.)

  • Tax-free, defined contribution towards health care plan

  • SIMPLE IRA with company match

  • Quarterly profit-sharing bonuses

  • Work-hard, play-hard, friendly, and collaborative culture with a commitment to growth, professionalism, enjoyment, and a healthy work/life balance.

If you think you might be a good candidate for this position, please email your resume to info@guardiantreeexperts.com,. Office number is 734-786-1688.

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