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Lawn, Plant & Health Care Technician

16 Mar 2024 3:33 PM | Michael Lesher

 Lawn, Plant & Health Care Technician

Landscaping by J. Michael uses the acronym, WIT - Whatever It Takes throughout the company. It is the essence of our commitment to each project and each client to deliver, without excuses, without delays, every single time. It starts with hiring Great People, which produce Great Results!

We have been in the Green Industry over 35 years.  Our philosophies and good business practices has allowed us to endure the changes in the industry as well as the economy.  We are not a large, national corporation seeking to capture regional market share.  We are locally owned and seek Green Industry Professionals to perform high quality work and with a strong belief in good business ethics to achieve our Mission Statement.

Our Mission

Exceeding our clients expectations with our products and services by developing our team through certifications and professionalism.

We are seeking a Lawn, Plant Health Care Specialist.


  • The care of trees, ornamental plants and/or lawns on client landscapes.
  • Monitor, diagnose and treat insect, disease, physiological and cultural conditions.
  • Select the most appropriate product or treatment to be utilized for each problem.
  • Complete diagnostic reports, interact with clients in a professional manner, and provide comprehensive, thorough information to create an ideal environment for optimum health of landscapes.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations.
  • Candidates for these roles must have specific experience running spray and application equipment, including rider spreader. This is an applicator position that requires extensive field time diagnosing problems and treating properties - and often involves heavy lifting of hoses/equipment.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Degree in Turf Management, Plant Science, Horticulture, or equivalent 5 years experience
  • Knowledge of tree & shrub species adapted to temperate zones 4 and 6 and native to Eastern U.S
  • Ability to diagnose pest, nutrient, or other landscaping issues impacting trees, shrubs and lawns
  • Understanding of 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 - 80% field and 20% office/sales
  • Appropriate Pesticide Applicator's License(s) for Massachusetts. Cat. 36 or 37.
  • You must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Exceptional POSITIVE 'CAN DO' attitude!

We offer competitive wage compensation based on experience, health insurance, dental insurance, paid training, company outings, paid vacations, paid holidays, uniforms, retirement planning, tuition reimbursement, drug free work place, and a positive, enjoyable work environment.

For more information or to set up an interview, please forward us your resume to   or call:



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