Davey Tree is hiring a Lawn Care Technician

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Lawn Care Technician | Naperville, IL

Location: Naperville, IL, US, 60564

Requisition Number: 39657 ​
Please apply at www.davey.com

 

Starting Date: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

 

Lawn Care Technician

Invest in your future.  Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Lawn Care Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

What You’ll Do:

  • Cultivate your career and fertilize your future!
  • Properly diagnose insects, weeds, and fungus conditions, as well as pest shelter areas and conducive conditions.
  • Communicate and educate the client regarding the diagnosis and the prescribed pest control, aerification, and fertilization service(s) with customers.
  • Continuously monitor lawn quality and fertilizing methods after application and communicate progress to customers and supervisors.
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate equipment (truck and sprayer).

What We’re Looking For:

  • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, or Landscaping
  • Preferred:  Turf, Weed, Tree and shrub ID, Pathology, and knowledge of turf or tree physiology
  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Qualified Plant Health Care Tech training program upon hire
  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Preferred: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers