• Almstead Tree, Shrub, and Lawn Care Co
  • Oct 04, 2019
Full time Arborist representative / Estimator

Job Description





Consulting Arborists

Almstead Tree and Shrub Care Co. was started in 1964 by Richard Almstead. With a "chain saw, some rope and a truck" Mr. Almstead began what would eventually become one of the most trusted & well known tree and shrub care companies in the Northeast.  Headquartered in New Rochelle, New York, Almstead also has branches in Connecticut and New Jersey with a service range that extends throughout the tri-state area. Our customers range from single family homes to large commercial properties in highly affluent areas. Come work with premier clientele on beautiful residential, commercial and historic landscapes such as Central Park, Governors Island, and NY Botanical Gardens.


At Almstead, we believe that we are only as strong as those that work with us. We have always been about growth; growth for our branches, growth for our clients, and growth of our employees.  Thus, we have grown dramatically in the past few years. If you seek a young and exciting work environment, a supportive atmosphere and a challenging career, give us a call.


Currently seeking Consulting Arborists to grow with us in our Westchester County, NY, North Haledon, NJ, and Stamford, CT branches!   Consulting Arborists play key roles in our company.  They provide a high level of quality care and customer satisfaction. They achieve personal sales goals and profit targets while ensuring superb customer service. They love what they do!




  • Ensure quality services in plant health care, general tree care and integrated pest management
  • Set up personal sales expectations with Branch Managers
  • Provide written work estimates on site to clients
  • Negotiate contract and bid proposals for residential and commercial customers
  • Establish strong customer relations and resolve customer complaints
  • Develop and implement Tree Management Plans & Plant Health Care programs
  • Educate new/potential customers on features/benefits of services provided
  • Continually prospect for new business; manage account receivable collections
  • Maintain safe and controlled work place and environment
  • Provide management and leadership to production crews
  • Enforce company safety and training policies


We are also seeking a Branch Manager, Plant Health Care Technicians and Tree Climbers.


Requirements: Two/four year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Turf Management, Floriculture or Environmental Science and 3+ years experience.  Relevant technical, selling and communication skills.  International Society of Arboriculture/Arborist certification preferred. 5+ years industry experience also qualifies.


*** Excellent compensation packages ***

Our top selling Arborists in each branch make over $100,000 

Benefits: 401K with employer match, medical/dental plan, life insurance, extended disability, paid vacations, personal and holidays, company vehicle plan, continuing education/tuition reimbursement, training and advancement, team building events – annual picnic & holiday party.


We will relocate the right individuals!


Call: 1-800-427-1900               Fax resumes to (914) 576-5448            or email

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