Arborist

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

New Rochelle, NY, United States , New Rochelle , NY - 10801

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

Job Description

EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES

Arborist

Job Description

Reports to: VP of Operations & CEO

Vision:

Provide quality and timely plant health care and general tree care for our valued clients. Service, maintain and grow an assigned sales territory.

Responsibilities:

You will be expected to…

  • Service, maintain and grow assigned territory.
  • Make client and prospect visits to diagnose and monitor landscapes.
  • Negotiate contract and bid proposals for residential and commercial customers.
  • Set up personal sales expectations with Branch Managers.
  • Develop and implement tree care & plant health care programs.
  • Set-up crews, supervise work being performed, and complete jobs to client satisfaction.
  • Continually prospect for new business.
  • Maintain a safe and controlled workplace and environment.
  • Enforce company safety and training policies.
  • Attend community and industry events to help promote our business.

Skills/Abilities:

  • The proven ability to establish, maintain and grow a sales territory.
  • Hands-on knowledge of tree, plant and lawn care.
  • The ability to correctly and effectively diagnose and price various shrub and lawn care treatments.
  • The ability to prepare and present proposals.
  • Major account management and cold-calling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills/listening skills. Education/Training:
  • Two or four year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Plant Pathology, Environment Sciences, Biological Sciences, or equivalent.
  • CT Arborist License mandatory.
  • Valid driver’s license.