Plant Health Care Technician – Homer Tree Care, Inc.

Plant Health Care Technician

Description:

PHC Tech is responsible for safe delivery and application of PHC services. PHC Tech performs fertilization and integrated pest management on tree and shrubs using spray and injection tools. 

Duties:

  • Proper use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).  Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
  • Understands and demonstrates proficiency with products and techniques used to maintain plant health
  • ISA certified Arborist preferred
  • Class A CDL with a clean motor vehicle record preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. 
  • Understands and adheres to label directives on each product use
  • Ensures that all company policies regarding the storage and handling of pesticide products are adhered to
  • Select, mix and apply fertilizer, herbicides, pesticides, insecticides and fungicides as directed by your Supervisor
  • Understands and follows directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders
  • Load/fill spray tanks, gas cans, tools and any necessary equipment
  • Understands and practices the appropriate plant health diagnostic skills, including: Abiotic injury, Construction injury, insect and other animal Pests and Diseases
  • Demonstrates the proper pesticide application skills
  • Ability to apply soil, foliar and trunk infused products
  • Demonstrates correct pesticide container disposal techniques
  • Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager

Homer Tree Care, Inc. offers one of the best benefit packages in the industry including: health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, short and long term disability, life insurance, Aflac supplemental accident insurance,  and 401K.  

Please send resume and cover letter to jimreiter@homertree.comor timsnow@homertree.com

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