Business / Organization Name: 
Landscaping by J. Michael
Contact Person: 
Melanie Hawley
Phone Number: 
Street Address: 
853 Plain Street
Zip Code: 
Job Title: 
Plant Health Care Specialist - Arborist
Job Description: 
POSITION: PLANT HEALTH CARE - ARBORIST Landscaping by J. Michael uses the acronym, WIT - Whatever It Takes throughout the company. It is the essence of our commitment to each project and each client to deliver, without excuses, without delays, every single time. It starts with hiring Great People, which produce Great Results! We have been in the Green Industry for close to 30 years. Our philosophies and good business practices has allowed us to endure the changes in the industry as well as the economy. We are not a large, national corporation seeking to capture regional market share. We are locally owned and seek Green Industry Professionals to perform high quality work and with a strong belief in good business ethics to achieve our Mission Statement. Our Mission Exceeding our clients expectations with our products and services by developing our team through certifications and professionalism. • We are seeking a Plant Health Care Specialist. Responsibilities: • The care of trees, ornamental plants and/or lawns on client landscapes. • Monitor, diagnose and treat insect, disease, physiological and cultural conditions. • Select the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem. • Complete diagnostic reports, interact with clients in a professional manner, and provide comprehensive, thorough information to create an ideal environment for optimum health of landscapes. • Maintain excellent customer relations. • Ability to climb, prune and perform removals. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER “Beautifying Landscapes Since 1986”
Stockbridge Majors: 
Plant and Soil Sciences
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, September 15, 2014
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please apply online (resume upload) or email your cover letter and resume to
Minimum Qualifications: 
Candidates for these roles must have specific experience running spray and application equipment. This is an applicator position that requires extensive field time diagnosing problems and treating properties - and often involves heavy lifting of hoses/equipment. The Ideal Candidate will have: • Degree in Plant Science, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Forestry, Turf, Biology, Plant Pathology or Plant Physiology or equivalent experience • Knowledge of tree & shrub species adapted to temperate zones 4 and 6 and native to Eastern U.S • Ability to diagnose pest, nutrient, or other landscaping issues impacting trees, shrubs and lawns • Understanding of what will occur under specific conditions (i.e. soil conditions, climate) • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. • Excellent communication and customer service skills • Appropriate Pesticide Applicator's License(s) for Massachusetts • You must have a valid driver’s license and a current DOT card, or the ability to aquire within first two weeks of employment. • Exceptional POSITIVE "CAN DO" attitude!
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
We offer competitive wage compensation based on experience, health insurance, dental insurance, paid training, company outings, paid vacations, paid holidays, uniforms, retirement planning, tuition reimbursement, drug free work place, and a positive, enjoyable work environment.