Service TechnicianWatering and fertilizing all plants as necessary.Keeping all plants cleaned, trimmed, and oriented to proper light.Removing any damaged or unsightly foliage.Removing debris from planters and maintaining planters in a neat and orderly manner.Preventing damage to surrounding floors, walls and furniture from water and/or moisture.Keeping all plants free from disease and insects.Maintaining staging and top dressing for proper presentation.
Houston, TX - Dallas, TX - Austin, TX - San Antonio, TX
Type of Employment
The Horticultural Service Technician is responsible for maintaining interiorscape accounts assigned to their care. On a structured schedule and within an allotted time frame, the technician maintains interior foliage plants by using accepted horticultural techniques.
General Administrative ResponsibilitiesDaily call-in at the start and completion of the workday.Attendance at regular training sessions.Proper documentation of work orders, service records and route cards.Timely requests for replacement plants and full knowledge of replacement budgets.Timely communication to supervisor regarding account problems or concerns.Friendly, professional communication with client contactProper maintenance and safe use of company tools, equipment and vehicles
Skills RequiredMust be able to lift 10 lb. water buckets and/or load and unload 40-50 lb. water machines through out the dayMust be able to climb ladders and have good dexterous use of both handsMust be able to use scissors, pruners, hand saws, hoses, and other small tools.Must be able to apply leaf cleaners and insecticides using hand-held pump sprayers.Must have a satisfactory safe driving record.Must be able to professionally communicate with clients and have a neat and clean appearance
Education/Training/CertificationsHigh School Diploma or GED
Additional RequirementsThis is strenuous work requiring good vision, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting, and the ability to work a 10-hour day in varying greenhouse and/or office conditionsHorticultural Service Technicians must have a reliable personal vehicle available each workday for transportation to the accounts.Vehicle liability insurance and a valid driver's license are to be always in place. Mileage compensation will be providedMon-Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Pay Rate/SalaryStarting at $16.00/hr. and more depending on experience