Plant Health Care Technician

$26.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • Van Dyke's Tree Care Ltd.
  • 3415 Bethesda Road, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON, Canada
  • May 14, 2020
Seasonal Plant Health Care Technician

Job Description

  • Ability to monitor, evaluate and provide Plant Health care needs as required to customers plant material 
  • Have a basic understanding of Plant science and above average plant and pest diagnostic identification skills
  • Proficiency in the identification, deficiencies and problem solving skills of plants and shrubs
  • Can recognize and identify local trees and shrubs, including pathology, entomology and knowledge of tree physiology to diagnose care options properly 
  • Ability to monitor customer properties for target pests, based on types of trees and shrubs at hand
  • Has the required decision making capability to take the appropriate integrated pest management required to reduce the pest population to an acceptable level in a cost effective and environmentally rational levels using biological and chemical controls
  • Certified Landscape Exterminators licence required
  • Valid G drivers licence