Title: Plant Health Care Specialist/Safety Coordinator

Overview :

Are you an experienced arborist looking to take your career to the next level? At Bartlett Tree Experts, people thrive in a safety-first, entrepreneurial, promote-from-within environment. You can go as far as your talent and hard work will take you. As a member of our team, you will play a critical role in the success of our business by enhancing the skills, performance, and productivity of trainees and team members. 

For over 100 years, Bartlett has been providing residential and commercial property owners science-based solutions and expert care for trees and shrubs. Our growing 1,600-person team encompasses highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals, who are dedicated to delivering quality service. 


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  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, or a related field OR prior experience working in the tree care industry 
  • Understanding of species-specific insect, disease, and cultural tending practices
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor and work in all weather conditions and seasons
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator License
  • Valid driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting training or prior crew leader experience  
  • Proven initiative, positive attitude, team oriented, and self-motivated 


  • Perform all functions of the integrated pest management program, including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, and customer relations
  • Monitor, diagnose, and treat insect, disease, and cultural conditions of trees and shrubs
  • Effectively operate, calibrate, and maintain equipment
  • Work as a member of a tree crew, under the Crew Leader’s supervision during the off-season
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the Crew Leader or designated supervisor, Arborist Representative, or Local Manager

In addition to the Arborist Crew Leader responsibilities, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with the Local Manager and Arborist Representatives to develop and manage the office safety program. The additional duties include: 

  • Shares the responsibility and authority with the local manager to develop and implement the local office safety plan 
  • Ensures that new employee orientations are conducted in a meaningful way and that new employees are mentored 
  • Supports production skills training 
  • Inspects production tools and gear 
  • Conducts periodic crew, facility, and pesticide storage audits 
  • Investigates accidents and close calls and implements corrective action 
  • Oversees safety and health plan training and tailgate talks 

Bartlett Tree Experts offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits, 401K, life insurance, flexible spending account, and paid vacation and holidays. Employees have access to continuing education programs, professional development training materials, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories.

Bartlett Tree Experts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To submit your résumé, you can do any of the following:

  1. Apply online
  2. Fax your résumé to (203) 323-5690

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