Plant Care Specialist

Rentokil Terminix



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Position summary

Plant Care Specialist

Benefits Start Day 1 for Full-Time Colleagues - No Waiting Period!

Are you passionate about customer service with an interest in horticulture? Love to enhance business environments? Enjoy working independently? Looking to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world-class organization? Come see why so many of our team members recommend us to their friends!

Who are we?

At Ambius, we are passionate about the power of plants to enhance where people live and work.  We design, install and service interior and exterior plant displays, flowers, replica foliage, holiday decor, and provide ambient scenting and air hygiene services for commercial businesses.  We create environments that are both beautiful and beneficial that showcase our clients' brand.  To make this experience come to life requires skills and expertise by our highly trained team.  If you are looking for a dynamic, innovative company that values creativity, sustainability, and teamwork, then we would love to have you on board.  Our industry-leading services and commitment to excellence provide a challenging and rewarding environment for those who are passionate about making a difference


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 is 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 on a bi-weekly pay schedule (weekly in NY & CT) and many of our roles offer performance incentives.

Below you'll find information about some of what Rentokil North America has to offer. All Full-Time Colleagues qualify for the following and Part-Time Colleagues qualify for most benefits when 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

  • Training and development programs available

  • Tuition Reimbursement benefits (for FT Colleagues)

  • Health and Wellness

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance with no waiting period   

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

  • Savings and Retirement

  • 401(k) retirement plan with highly-competitive company-matching contributions, holiday savings club, and more

  • 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?

Want to hear Colleague feedback on what it's like to be on our team? Check out our parent company, Rentokil North America, on Glassdoor! Glassdoor - Rentokil North America

Rentokil North America is a Drug-Free Workplace

Rentokil North America is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equality in every aspect of employment.  As we expand, we are focused on building a foundation of diverse talent and equality in all areas of our workforce.  All qualified applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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Why you should apply for a job to Rentokil Terminix :

  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 88% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Terminix offers Maternity Leave and Parental Leave (non-birthing parents regardless of gender).

  • Terminix medical plans cover certain prescription drugs used to aid in fertility.

  • Every year Terminix donates to community partners based on the steps taken by our teammates across the country.