Plant Health Care Technician | Wilmington, DE

at The Davey Tree Expert in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Requisition Number: 153966

Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full Time

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED

Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

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 Plant Healthcare Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals in Wilmington, DE. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!


What You'll Do:

Cultivate your career and fertilize your future!

Properly identify and diagnose insects, weeds, fungus conditions and pest prone areas.

Communicate with and educate the client regarding the diagnosis and the prescribed pest control and fertilization service with customers.

Continuously monitor plant heath 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:

Love of the outdoors

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

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

Scholarship Program for Children of Employees

Charitable matching gift program


*all listed benefits available to eligible employees


Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.


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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.


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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at .



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Job Posting: 861537

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 13, 2021