Arborist

  • Almstead Tree, Shrub, and Lawn Care Co
  • New Rochelle, NY, United States
  • Jul 14, 2017
Full time Arborist representative / Estimator

Job Description

Arborist

Job Description

 

Arborists are key players in the Almstead Tree & Shrub Care family. Our arborists are distinguished by the depth of their tree and plant health care knowledge. They are experts in their field and will be called upon year round by affluent homeowners and commercial property managers who are seeking a detailed understanding of the trees and shrubs on their property. From designing and implementing tree and shrub preservation regimens, to determining pruning classifications and evaluating soil conditions, there is no “typical” day for the Arborists. They are constantly challenged to perform to the best of their abilities in one of the most lucrative markets in the country. We provide full marketing and administrative support as well as state of the art equipment. We are confident that the right people will come to enjoy the professional, financial, and personal rewards that come from being an Almstead Arborist.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure highest level of customer care is provided
  • 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 policiesRequirements: Two/four year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Floriculture, Environment Sciences, Biological Sciences or Business/Marketing. Minimum 5-7 years industry experience would also qualify. Excellent technical, selling and communication skills are essential. Trainees highly encouraged to apply. Certain positions require previous tree care sales experience and ISA certification. Experience required: 3 years Excellent compensation / Benefits Package:
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  • Company 401K savings plan with employer contribution
  • Company medical/dental plans w/employer contribution
  • Company vehicle plan
  • Life Insurance / Long Term Disability
  • Employee recognition awards program
  • Team building events – annual picnic and holiday parties
  • Relocation Assistance – For the Right Qualified Candidates!
  • Paid vacation, personal and holidays
  • Strong mentoring and training program / Continuing education reimbursement  
  • Phone: 1-800-427-1900               Website: www.almstead.com        Email: jobs@almstead.com
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At Almstead, “We’re Changing The Nature of Tree & Shrub Care”