Plant Health Care Specialist
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Plant Health Care Specialist at Northbrook, IL
Looking for a place where you can thrive?
SavATree's mission is to take our passion for nature and keep
this country's outdoors beautiful and flourishing. Through our
comprehensive tree, shrub, and lawn care we work hard to make sure
our discerning customers have attractive, healthy and cared-for
green spaces to enjoy. Over the last thirty years, we have opened
new offices across the country, and we are looking for people who
want to grow with us.
The Plant Health Care Team are specialists dedicated to
inspecting plant material, identifying problems, and ethically
treating or preventing the many problems that trees and shrubs may
face. They are our team of "detectives"; looking at each plant
disease/infestation as a puzzle they can't wait to solve. This role
provides the opportunity to work outside and visit beautiful
properties in your community.
We want everyone to be able to identify and achieve their own
version of success, which means giving each team member the room
and opportunity to grow. To ensure that everyone has the best
chance to succeed, we invest heavily in training and continuing
education. We make it easy for team members to reach out and get
the help needed, even when it's from the other side of the country.
This means actively fostering a collaborative culture where we come
together to learn from each other and help each other succeed. We
pride ourselves on creating an environment where each team member
has the resources and opportunities to advance his or her career
and become a go-to subject matter expert. That's why we often say
that when you work here, you thrive here.
What a day is like:
The Plant Health Care focus is on ensuring the health and well
being of trees and shrubs on a clients' landscape in a specific
territory. This involves monitoring, diagnosing, and treating any
pest and/or disease infestations occurring on the property. Plant
Health Care is responsible for selecting the most appropriate
product or treatment for each problem. Additional activities
include interacting with our clients, educating them with written
diagnostic reports detailing the conditions on their landscape, as
well as ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
What kind of person are we looking for? Someone with:
- A desire to grow, craves opportunity, loves problem solving and
- A Degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Plant
Science, Plant Pathology, Environmental Sciences, Landscape
Management, Turfgrass, or similar experience.
- Tree/Plant Identification experience
- The knowledge of safely and properly using spray and
- The responsibility and independence to work autonomously
- Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills to
understand and meet client needs
- A valid driver's license, CDL a plus
Why you might love working here:
- We have lots of training and development opportunities and
support continuing education in the industry
- The opportunity to work alongside some of the best trained and
equipped teams in the industry, with an emphasis on quality and
- We're collaborative, so team members have the ability to
connect and collaborate with people who are experts in the
- We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including health
and dental, paid time off, vehicle program, and a matched
Interested in taking your career to another location? We have
several openings at other SavATree locations across the United
States, and we offer relocation assistance in most cases. Just ask
us for further details.
SavATree is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free
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