Lawn/ Turf Care Specialist



30W310 Butterfield Rd , Warrenville , IL - 60555

Valerie Bowser

Job Description

SavATree, Where Professional Opportunities Grow!

SavaLawn, is a division of SavATree, a nationally recognized provider of superior arboriculture and lawn care services. From 28 locations throughout 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. 

We are seeking a seasoned Lawn/Turf Care Professional, in our Sterling, VA office, 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

You should have experience running liquid and granular application equipment. This is a position in which extensive field time will be spent diagnosing problems and treating properties. This 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 1-3 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