Plant Healthcare Technician
Award-winning landscape architecture, construction, and maintenance company, Designs By Sundown has openings for full-time Lawn Care and Spray Technicians. Compensation ranges from $18.50-$26.50/hr. with excellent career opportunities. Full time with overtime available with extra pay for snow removal.
Designs by Sundown provides challenging work that requires problem solving skills in a fast paced, fun environment. Each day brings new variety. Training and education opportunities are consistently offered to help advance careers. Technicians own their own workspace and operate independently. Technicians have an opportunity to make a difference with integrative pest management as we service high-end residential and commercial clients.
Responsibilities based on skill level:
- Effective client communication and care
- Complete diagnostic reports
- Monitor, diagnose, and treat insect, disease, physiological and cultural conditions
- Select the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem
- Apply granular, liquid and systemic applications
- Experience Requirements
- Current and clean MVR
- 1 Year experience operating spray and application equipment
- Knowledge of tree & shrub species adapted to freezing temperature zones 4-6 and native to Colorado
- Experience with pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers
- Ability to diagnose pest, nutrient or other landscaping issues impacting trees, shrubs and lawns
- Good attitude, punctual, teachable and self-motivated
- Values client satisfaction
- Communicates effectively
While performing the duties of this job, the position is regularly exposed to outdoor environmental conditions including extreme hot and cold conditions. Heavy lifting of 50 lbs., bending and crawling may be required.
Due to seasonal nature of work, overtime may be required.
- 6 Paid Federal Holidays along with the Friday after Thanksgiving and 2 weeks over the Christmas & New Year Holidays
- Accrued PTO – 11 days per year for first 5 years
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Matching 401k – DBS matches your contribution up to 4% max
- Company cell phone (for company use)
- $25K in Life Insurance paid by DBS
- Year-End profit-sharing bonus at company discretion
- LTD and STD 50% paid by the DBS
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.50 – $26.50 per hour