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Tree Healthcare Specialist, Total Concepts NJ (Colts Neck)

Tree Healthcare Specialist, Total Concepts NJ (Colts Neck)

Position Summary

We are a landscape design, build and maintain company located in beautiful Colts Neck, NJ with over 33 years in the business working with both commercial and private residence clients. Our high-end clientele expect and receive the highest level of service and we would like to add an experienced and dedicated plant specialist to our team! In addition to landscape services, we manage a 26-acre large specimen tree farm with unique varieties of large trees including thousands of green giant arborvitaes that we use for our projects and sell to local landscapers and individuals. Our plant varieties include many shade trees varieties as well as shrubs and flowers. We would like to expand our nursery services to the public and would expect that this position oversees the health and care of our Nursery.

Responsibilities:
• Insect and disease diagnosis and treatment, tree preservation, consulting, mitigation, customer service and all aspects of arboriculture.
• Perform lawn maintenance, root invigoration and tree injection.
• Able to communicate well with the rest of a team and maintain a regular schedule of care among often multiple sites
• Monitor, diagnose, and treat insect, disease, and cultural conditions of trees and shrubs
• Services expected to provide are: pruning, tree removal, planting, consulting, diagnosing and treating for disease and insects

Requirements:
• Highly knowledgeable on various tree and plant species, daily care and species-specific insect, disease, and cultural tending practices
• General landscape care knowledge. (Hedge, Ornamental and grass care)
• Interest in working outdoors year round performing manual labor such as planting and transplanting trees in all weather conditions
• Proficient in customer service, communication and consulting with various types of clients
• Valid driver’s license
• Must provide 2 verifiable tree care or landscape references
• Commercial Pesticide Applicator License required
• ISA Certification is preferred but not mandatory
• Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, Environmental Science or a related field OR prior experience working in the tree care industry is preferred

To Apply: Please contact Lia Papismedov at 917-673-9111

7/22/20