Plant Health Care Specialist

Hiring Organization: Bartlett Tree Experts
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Application Deadline: July 1, 2014


  • The ideal candidate will have 1+ yrs experience working in Plant Health Care AND/OR a 2/4 year degree in Forestry or a related field.

  • Certified Pesticide Applicator License is preferred

  • We are looking for candidates who are looking for a long term career with asolid company.


  • Performs all functions of Plant Health Care: SM, tree injection, root invigoration also including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, and customer relations
    • Understands and demonstrates proficiency with products and techniques used to maintain plant health
    • DOT qualified driver/can operate all PHC trucks and equipment
    • Understands and adheres to label directives on each product used
    • Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment
    • Ensures that all company policies regarding the storage and handling of pesticide products are adhered to
    • Understands and practices the correct mixing and transportation procedures
    • Understands and practices the appropriate plant health diagnostic skills o Demonstrates the proper pesticide application skills
    • Understands and implements drift control procedures
    • Understands and implements all required record keeping and on line reporting procedures
    • Supervises and monitors all PHC specialists and work
    • Demonstrates correct pesticide container disposal techniques
    • Supervises and trains other Plant Health Care Specialists during performance of assigned work o Attend PHC training
    • Leads by example
  • Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
  • s prepared to work as a member of a tree care crew, under the crew leader’ssupervision
  • Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards
  • Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager
  • Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
  • Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improvesjob safety skills
  • Submits samples and reports to the diagnostic clinic
  • Understands and follows directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders
  • Communicates well with crew leader, arborist representative, and localmanager
  • Interacts regularly with clientele in order to ensure job satisfaction

Bartlett Tree Experts has been in business for over 100 years and can give theopportunity for upward mobility within the company.

  • Great Benefits & Competitive Compensation

  • We will assist with relocation for the right candidates

  • EOE Employer 

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