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Plant Care Specialist I

  1. Operations / Technical Services
  2. Full-time

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Sacramento, CA

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What do our Plant Care Specialists do?

As a Plant Care Specialist, you must be dependable, hardworking, and able to work independently.  Each day you will visit various customer sites and provide care for the plants by performing trained tasks such as grooming, rotating and watering. You must also possess a genuine desire to service customers by taking the best possible care of the plants in their work environment.

There are three main components to this position; (1) Plant care maintenance, (2) Supporting plantscape and hygiene services installations; (3) Holiday installation.  

Plant Care/Scenting/Air Purification maintenance

  • Visit customer sites on a regular basis as established by route plan
  • Safely drive a service vehicle in urban and rural settings
  • Spend up to 50% of your shift driving
  • Service all required plants on the specified day - Water, prune, and fertilize plants as needed; Trim, and removing debris from planters; Gauge soil moisture accurately with a soil probe
  • Exercise trained techniques to apply appropriate amounts of water per lighting conditions and plant requirements.
  • Maintain and communicate appropriate light conditions and orientation
  • Ensure plants as well as display containers are clean and free of dust and debris
  • Keeping all plants free from diseases and insects
  • Maintain appearance of top dressing and other ornamental elements
  • Occasional work from ladders up to 6ft to reach and service tall plants and living wall systems
  • Prevent damage to surrounding floors, walls, carpet, furniture, etc. from water and/or moisture
  • Maintain scenting and air purification equipment as necessary
  • Provide world class customer service to our clients
  • Establish first name based relationships with our clients to address their concerns and check in with them on every service
  • Recognize and communicate additional Ambius product needs to grow the business
  • Complete a required electronic service report to accurately document service tasks 

Plantscape and Hygiene Service installation

  • Assist on a variety of plantscape installations including interior or exterior container gardens, wall-mounted systems, commercial plantscapes, and more. 
  • Safely loading and unloading the material and equipment
  • Safely hanging and mounting wall installations with your teammates
  • Planting vessels with a wide variety of plants 

Holiday installation / removal

  • Assist on holiday decoration installations decorating the interior and exterior of buildings with a team
  • Assist on the removal of holiday decorations as needed at the end of the season

What do you need?

  • Solid communication and critical problem solving skills
  • Experience caring for plants is preferred
  • Experience interacting with clients
  • Have a good driving record and ability to drive a van / truck
  • Able to safely climb ladders and work on ladders
  • Experience using pruners, scissors, and other sharp objects
  • Must pass pre-employment background screen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass motor vehicle record search

Why Choose Rentokil ?

 

A career with Rentokil can be a professional trajectory filled with opportunity. We pride ourselves on being a world-class team that rewards high performance, and we love to promote from within. We offer competitive pay and many of our roles offer performance incentives.

 
Below you'll find information about some of what Rentokil has to offer. All Full-Time Colleagues qualify for the following and Part-Time Colleagues qualify for most benefits after they meet certain criteria.



Click here to read more about our Total Rewards Program which includes: 


Professional and Personal Growth

  • Multiple avenues to grow your career

  • Rentokil Terminix is a Drug Free workplace 

  • Training and development programs available

  • Tuition Reimbursement benefits (for FT Colleagues)


 
Health and Wellness

  • Full-time colleagues are eligible to begin enrollment immediately upon hire with benefits starting on day 1

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance plus much more



Savings and Retirement

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company-matching contributions 


 

Work-Life Balance

  • Vacation days & sick days

  • Company-paid holidays & floating holidays

  • A company mindset that prioritizes health, safety, and flexibility


 

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work.  Is that you?

 

Our companies are proud to be Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE) inclusive of veterans and those with disabilities.

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