Plant Health Care Technicians – Davey Tree Expert Company & The Care of Trees

Currently Hiring: Plant Heath Care Technicians

The Davey Tree Expert Company and The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and is currently hiring in the Chicagoland region.  The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World.

PHC Tech performs fertilization and integrated pest management on tree and shrubs and lawns using spray and injection tools. Customer service is a key element of the position, as well as routing, product mixing and application. Turf, Weed, Tree and shrub ID, Pathology, and knowledge of turf or tree physiology are valuable but not required, we will train.


  • Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates.
  • ISA Certified Arborist a plus as is related past experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Specific task training provided.
  • Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority.
  • Valid driver’s license. Class B CDL-Air a plus.
  • Certified applicators license a plus where applicable.

Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree /The Care of Trees offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required. The Davey Tree Expert Company/The Care of Trees and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey/The Care of Trees is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.



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