Plant Healthcare Technician

Job Number: 6

Contract   |  Burlington, Ontario   |  Posted on Jul 03, 2018

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is the leading full-service Tree Care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing and forestry consulting throughout Canada. As we continue to grow, we are seeking interested, motivated individuals with a positive attitude and work ethic to join our team.


Position: Career opportunity in the field of Urban Forestry, as a Plant Health Care Technician with our

Burlington office.


  • Provide expert application of fertilization and integrated pest management application on trees and shrubs using foliar and injection applications.
  • Customer service is a key element of the position as well as routing, product mixing and application rate.
  • Perform required general maintenance and daily inspection of equipment.
  • Tree and shrub ID, pathology, and strong knowledge of tree and shrub physiology are required.
  • Abide by Davey and Industry safety policies and procedures.



  • 1-5 years’ experience in Plant Health Care with a valid Landscape Applicators License.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.  
  • Strong Tree and Shrub Identification skills.
  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal formats.
  • Must be able to identify local tree species and have knowledge of regional trees.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. 5 ton license with Z endorsement an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.


Preferred but not required: Post-secondary Horticulture/Forestry/Urban Forestry, ISA Certification.



Compensation based on qualifications and experience : $16.00 – $20.00 per hour

  • Full time year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Pre-employment drug test is required.


Are you looking for a new and progressive team experience? Do you want to work with Canada’s premier Plant Health Care provider, that is over 800 employees strong? Join our team today!


CONTACT: Shawn Nixon @ (905) 333 – 0757

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Job summary


Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada Limited

Job Type



Burlington, Ontario

Start Date

Jul 09, 2018