PLANT HEALTH CARE (PHC) TECH

Plant Health Care Tech

Job Description

This is an intermediate level position requiring completion of all of the requirements of PHC Apprentice. He/she will be expected to receive work orders for the PHC manager and be required to perform all TARGET spray operations without supervision.

Required Skills

  • Ability to perform all target Spray applications:
    • Correct selection of Chemicals
    • Correct Mixing Procedures
    • Correct Application Procedure
  • Ability to perform proper Macro-Micro Injections
  • Ability to perform soil remediation:
    • Vertical Mulching With the Air-Spade™
    • Radial Trenching With the Air Spade™
    • Deep Root Soil injection
  • Understand Compost Tea:
    • Benefits
    • Brewing
    • Application
  • Possesses good working knowledge of all spray equipment
  • Ability to perform root pruning:
    • Mechanical
    • Air-spade
  • Introduction to IPM Scouting
  • Possesses a general knowledge of common tree and shrub identification
  • Begin ISA Certified Arborist Process
  • Ability to perform hose repair onsite
  • Complete CDL Process

Additional Skills

  • IPM Short Course from UMD
  • CPH-IPM

Plant Health Care Tech Apprentice

Job Description

This is an entry level position requiring completion of all of the requirements of PHC Laborer. The individual will assist the PHC/IPM Tech with PHC operations under supervision and must have a basic understanding of spray operations.

Required Skills

  • Ability to perform duties of PHC Laborer
  • Begin to learn mixing procedures according to the product label
  • Ability to assist PHC/IPM Technician with applications under supervision
  • Begin training and study for VA Applicator card
  • Properly fill out application reports
  • Ability to learn tree identification
  • Introduction Tree Preservation concepts
  • Introduction to Arboricultural/Horticultural concepts
  • Be aware of proper empty container disposal
  • Introduction to hose repair procedures
  • Continue CDL Process (Taken exam at least once)

Other Qualifications

  • IPM Short Course from UMD
  • CPH-IPM
The crew was very conscientious about our property... Would use them again - have recommended to one neighbor already.Linda M.

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