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Tree & Plant Care Careers


Intern, Arborist, Horticulturist, Tree & Shrub Specialist, Turf Route Manager


Job Summary

Want to work for the best? Ryan Lawn & Tree was just named one of the top three lawn and landscape companies in the U.S.!


Are you passionate about horticulture – trees, shrubs, plants and lawn care? Do you enjoy an adrenaline rush, hiking, rock climbing, or zip lining? Do you enjoy working outdoors and having fun! ? If so, Ryan Lawn & Tree wants to talk to you!


Our company is rapidly growing and we are expanding our Tree & Plant Care group. These roles will involve tree & shrub applications, pruning, tree climbing, and excellent customer service.


What we look for in a RYAN Tree & Plant Health Care role:


  • Enjoys building customer relationships
  • Enjoys problem diagnosis and problem solving
  • A self starter that enjoys autonomy and independence in the workplace



Horticulture or a related field is a plus, as is industry experience. However, if you have a willingness to learn, both on the job and at home, we have a training program in place that will help you acquire the skills needed to succeed in this industry. Other necessities needed to carry out this type of work are:


  • Good physical ability
  • Respect of safety/heights
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to to work in all weather conditions

A plant health care role will give you the opportunity to work with fellow associates to create and sustain healthy trees and shrubs one client at a time. Our plant health care specialists are individuals trained in the art and science of maintaining and caring for trees and shrubs.

The RYAN Culture

We hire great people for our employee-owned company. RYAN is a leader in the urban forestry field. You will become a partner in the highest quality lawn and tree company in the Midwest. Why work at RYAN? In addition to being a non-smoking & EEOC company with advancement opportunities.


  • Starting compensation is $38,000+, with opportunity to grow
  • Excellent benefits package
  • 100% Company paid Ownership with our Employee Stock Ownership Plan


Tree & Plant Care Career Path



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Why Work at RYAN?

At RYAN we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them.

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of RYAN.

Our Commitment to You

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Competitive Pay and 401k
  • Full Time Off
  • Performance Incentives


Some Positions Also Offer

  • Company Vehicle
  • Compare Cell Phone

Company Facts

  • In business since 1987
  • Nearly 500 employees
  • 100% Employee-Owned
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Paid Internships
  • Paid Company Training
  • Bonus Plan


Serving the Kansas City metro since 1987

Our Ryan Lawn & Tree branch location in Merriam, KS allows us to better serve our neighbors throughout the KC metro area, including those in Jackson County, Wyandotte County & Johnson County, KS

Kansas City

5425 Antioch Dr.
Merriam, Ks 66202





7:30am – 5:00pm / M-F
Closed/Saturday & Sunday



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