Juniper is Growing! We are seeking an Agronomy Technician responsible for the safe and appropriate application of fertilization and Integrated Pest Management needs for our landscape maintenance properties.
Juniper is a full-service landscape design, build, and management company servicing the Southeast. We are recognized as an award-winning leader in our industry with over 20 locations and 2,000+ team members. At Juniper, the foundation of who we are, how we perform, and how we treat others is guided by our core values. We are committed to a culture that welcomes, grows, and celebrates people who share in our mission to design, build, and maintain the best landscaping in the industry.
We offer career growth opportunities and excellent benefits (health/dental/vision insurance, 401K, and PTO plans). Join our company, where we Welcome/Grow/Celebrate you at Juniper!
Identifying, diagnosing, and treating turf and ornamental issues as they arise
Applying fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and insecticides as needed to lawns, shrubs and plant material in accordance with accepted industry practices, safety procedures, label instructions, and rules and requirements of various Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies
Preparing and mixing products according to label instructions and product specifications, and using in accordance with prescribed safety precautions and directions
Ensuring the safe and proper operation of tools, vehicles, and equipment; adhering to safety standards and regulatory requirements
Maintaining cleanliness of vehicle and equipment
Maintaining accurate records of products used
Completing all required correspondence regarding work orders
Retention of customers through rapport, communication, and met expectations
Using hand tools, power tools and/or equipment to perform IPM duties
Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Certified Pesticide applicator
Valid drivers license required with ability to clear Motor Vehicle Record review
BMP Best Management Practices Certificate preferred
Excellent communication skills and customer service skills
Knowledge of pesticide, fertilizer, and herbicide products and calibration
Knowledge of turf and ornamental issues
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management
Ability to work cooperatively with employees and the general public, as well as working independently
Horticulture, L&O and agricultural experience in related fields is preferred
Experience with operating a Z sprayer
Must be able and willing to work for long periods of time outside (in extreme temperatures and direct sunlight)
Must be able and willing to bend, stoop, and twist repeatedly throughout the day
Must be able to use hand tools and power equipment
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
We Welcome/Grow/Celebrate you at Juniper! Equal Opportunity Employer
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