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Student: Plant Health Care Technician

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Plant Health Care Technician
Requisition Number SE03604
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range Starting at 15.00
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
You must be a current UK student to apply to this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington employer and is not affiliated with UK.

  • Some tree and shrub identification skills with a high motivation to learn, some knowledge of insect pests and diseases common to our local ecosystem,
  • Experience with chemical and biological treatments would be a plus and a valid KY Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to acquire licensure),
  • We will provide hands on, onsite training with one of our experienced arborist as well as cross training on general tree crew field work.
Hours per Week
20. Can be negotiated.
Job Summary
Town Branch Tree Experts, Inc. is seeking entry level applicants for the position of Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician. This is a seasonal position with exceptional opportunities for the right candidate to grow into a full-time position.

As Lexington’s leader in tree care, we are proud to offer an exceptional team-oriented environment, competitive pay, and benefits package (for full time team members).
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • A valid KY driver license and clean driving record,
  • Trustworthiness, professional demeanor, ability to work independently once trained,
  • Problem-solving skills, good observation skills, attention to detail, high degree of organization, good communication skills,
  • Ability to learn and integrate our PHC program with on-site experience
Deadline to Apply 03/22/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Anticipated Start Date 04/01/2023
Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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Student: Plant Health Care Technician

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