Plant Health Care Specalist

  • Safe Tree Ltd.
  • Fenwick, Ridgeville, Pelham, ON, Canada
  • Sep 01, 2022
Full time Plant Health Care Technician Other

Job Description

A plant health care specialist’s primary focus will consist of diagnostics, sales, and building/maintaining client relations. Excellent communication skills and professionalism while providing high-quality services is required daily. Clients will look to a plant health care specialist to provide a diagnosis and educate them while in the field. This individual is a key member of the team and is relied upon to complete projects safely and efficiently. The successful candidate is a reliable, hardworking, and analytical thinker. We are looking for an extremely keen person who has the ability to know and understand customer’s needs. to fill this position who has a passion and interest in the Arboriculture Industry and wants to learn more! This is an entry level role with an opportunity for growth and advancement.

Position Responsibilities

  • Arrive on time with a professional appearance, positive attitude, eagerness to work, fit for duty and fully equipped
  • Identify common pests and diseases in arboriculture
  • Understand of treatment plans and best methods and techniques to suppress pests and diseases safely yet effectively
  • Tree identification
  • Research upcoming trends, populations, and treatments relative to pests and disease in the urban forest
  • Establish and understand customer’s needs
  • Carry out all duties efficiently while following the Company’s safety procedures and policies
  • Provide innovative and thought-out solutions to issues in the workplace to increase customer loyalty
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Ensure end of day tasks are completed, (vehicles cleaned, washed, plugged in, equipment inspected, etc.)
  • Accurately complete all necessary paperwork (timesheets, tailboard conferences, etc.)

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in sales/marketing considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work towards becoming a certified Arborist
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress
  • First Aid/CPR considered an asset
  • Knowledge of industry rules and regulations considered an asset
  • Landscape exterminator license (full or technician) considered an asset
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Class G license and clean driver abstract required
  • DZ license is considered an asset

Additional Information

  • 40-44 hours/week (depending on weather and season)
  • Overtime hours (beyond 44/week) are likely, but not definite, during spring and summer months.
  • Work hours are approximately Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 3:30 pm in the summer and 7:00 am to 4:00 pm in the winter (work hours my vary due to weather, etc.)

Let us help you reach your dreams – the sky is the limit here at Safe Tree Ltd.

Think you would be a great fit?

Let us know why Safe Tree Ltd. is a great fit for you! Please submit an up-to-date cover letter and resume to info@safetree.ca. We would love to have you on the Safe Tree team!