Plant Health Care Technician

West Des Moines, IA posted on September 12

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Title: Plant Health Care Technician

Type: Seasonal Full-Time

Reports To: Seasonal Services Manager

About Us:

Wright Outdoor Solutions offers indoor and outdoor services to residential customers and their communities across the country. These services include landscape design and installation, complete tree care, lawn care, seasonal maintenance, a garden center, interior and exterior holiday lights and décor, interior plantscaping, land clearing and mulch. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing customer satisfaction is our first priority, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002. As we continue to grow, new opportunities are becoming available.  Wright Outdoor Solutions is currently seeking a Plant Health Care Technician in the West Des Moines, IA area. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct complete tree, lawn and shrub care, including insect and disease control, fertilization and weather protection
  • Primarily, spray and inject trees and shrubs
  • Follow safety and technical standards
  • Perform equipment maintenance
  • Perform tasks as needed in all service areas of Wright Outdoor Solutions
  • Work flexible hours in all weather conditions to accommodate the seasonality of the industry
  • Uphold the values of Wright Outdoor Solutions, which include safety, integrity, quality, respect, teamwork, innovation, and family

Minimum Requirements:

  • Iowa commercial pesticide applicator certification or ability to obtain within 21 days of hire
  • 1 year of experience working with chemicals, pesticides and/or fertilizers is preferred
  • Firm understanding of pesticide application equipment and Midwest region plant material Ability to read and complete daily paperwork is preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license and a good driving record
  • We are willing to train motivated individuals

Wright Outdoor Solutions Offers:

  • Paid Training
  • Industry Leading Pay
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Ongoing Training & Credentialing
  • 401k Savings

Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment.  Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment. 

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