The Davey Tree Expert Company

Lawn and Landscape Technician | Hamden CT

Hamden, CT, US, 6514

Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: CT, Hamden, 650 Sherman Avenue, 6514 

Requisition ID: 194200

Position Overview

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/ Landscape Technician to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Job Duties

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). 

  • Cross train with landscape crew, and split time during growing season between lawn care and landscape. 

 

Qualifications

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 required 

  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates 

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • $23-$32 hourly, depending on experience 

  • 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 

Company Overview

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

 

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions 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.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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