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Careers at Almstead

Lawn Care Technician - New Rochelle, NY

 

Basic Function

Work with the latest technology and information in treating our customers’ Lawn Care problems. Identify different grass and weed types, as well as indicators of possible lawn health problems. Evaluate, monitor and treat for insect and disease conditions, as well as soil conditions. Work closely with arborists, providing critical feedback and recommending the appropriate treatments to lawn care problems.

 

Responsibilities

  • Diagnose insect, disease, and cultural/environmental conditions
  • Evaluate recommended treatment options
  • Ensure proper filling/mixing procedures and material dilution
  • Understand and operate state-of-the-art equipment
  • Learn/understand insect & disease life cycles, nutrient cycles, plant biology, and soil biology
  • Perform accurate and timely recordkeeping
  • Maintain safe and controlled work environment
  • Adhere to company safety, state and local regulations; operate, calibrate and maintain equipment
  • Maintain open communication with consulting arborists and clients to provide feedback on lawn care issues

 

Requirements

  • Two year degree in agronomics, arboriculture, horticulture (or related field), or minimum three years industry/field experience
  • Possess appropriate state pesticide applicators license, or ability to obtain one within 6 months.
  • Knowledge of common trees & shrubs
  • NOFA OLC certification a plus but not required
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

 

 

Apply Today

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

58 Beechwood Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801

 

Or you can use the form on this page or email us at jobs@almstead.com

 

 

We offer a competitive compensation package for full-time employees including medical and dental plans with employer contribution, 401K, and paid vacation/sick/holidays.

 

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or genetics.

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