Lawn Care Specalist



PO Box 1189 4 Center Road , Old Saybrook , NY - 06475

Francesca Di Mattia

Job Description

SavaLawn, a division of SavATree, is a nationally recognized provider of superior arboriculture and lawn care services. From 31 locations throughout CO, CT, IL, MA, MD, MN, NJ, NY, PA, VA & WI we provide residential and commercial customers with high quality, cutting edge tree care, plant health care, lawn care and deer deterrent services. Join our dedicated and highly skilled team of professionals today!

We are seeking a seasoned Lawn/Turf care professional to help us provide the following services to our customers:

  • Organic, hybrid, integrated, and all-nutrient lawn care
  • Seeding and new lawn services
  • Soil analysis and aeration
  • Weed control, insect control and grub management
  • Custom blend fertilization and lime application
  • Lawn disease treatment

As a Lawn Care Specialist, your accountabilities will include:

  • Monitoring, diagnosing and treating insect, disease, weed, other conditions on clients' lawns
  • Selecting the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem
  • Maintaining excellent customer relations by providing comprehensive, thorough information about their landscape
  • Completing diagnostic reports
  • Representing SavaLawn in a professional manner

This is a position in which extensive field time will be spent diagnosing problems and treating properties. This requires experience in running liquid and granular application equipment and often requires heavy lifting in various weather conditions.

Ideal Candidates Will Have:

  • A degree in Turf, Entomology, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, or equivalent experience
  • At least 2-3 years experience in turf applications and maintenance
  • Ability to diagnose turfgrass problems
  • Ability to anticipate what will occur under specific conditions (i.e. soil conditions, climate)
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Possess a valid driver's license in your state
  • Possess the appropriate Pesticide Applicator's License(s), or be able to obtain one

We Offer:

  • One of the best equipped and trained teams in the industry
  • Competitive compensation and advancement opportunities
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days
  • Excellent Continuing Education Programs

                           SavATree is an Equal Opportunity Employer