Pesticide Applicator


Tree Care Company based in southern Essex County New Jersey, looking for applicants to fill pesticide applicator/spray technician position.

We are an established tree and shrub care company with over 40 years in business servicing most of central and northern New Jersey, we are currently looking for team members who wish to further their careers as arborist and grow with our organization, we also have other positions available, experience is a must.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ideal candidates will have 3+ years’ experience working in Plant Health Care
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator License is preferred
  • Valid New Jersey drivers license

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Performs all functions of Plant Health Care: Diagnosis of insect/disease damage and treatment options, must have knowledge of tree and shrub species, tree fertilization injection, also including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, and customer relations
    • Understands and demonstrates proficiency with products and techniques used to maintain plant health
    • DOT qualified driver/can operate all PHC trucks and equipment
    • Understands and adheres to label directives on each product used
    • Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment
    • Ensures that all company policies regarding the storage and handling of pesticide products are adhered to
    • Understands and practices the correct mixing and transportation procedures
    • Understands and practices the appropriate plant health diagnostic skills
    • Demonstrates the proper pesticide application skills
    • Understands and implements drift control procedures
    • Understands and implements all required record keeping and on line reporting procedures
    • Supervises and monitors all PHC specialists and work
    • Demonstrates correct pesticide container disposal techniques
    • Supervises and trains other Plant Health Care Specialists during performance of assigned work
    • Attend PHC training
    • Leads by example
  • Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
  • Is prepared to work as a member of a tree care crew, under the crew leader’s supervision
  • Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards
  • Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager
  • Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
  • Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills
  • Submits samples and reports to the diagnostic clinic
  • Understands and follows directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders
  • Communicates well with crew leader, arborist representative, and local manager
  • Interacts regularly with clientele in order to ensure job satisfaction

Great Benefits and competitive compensation
Opportunity for a long term career with potential for growth

To arrange interview call office at: (973)762-5221