Tree and Shrub Care Manager

Green Cross, Inc.

Green Cross, Inc.

94 Taylor Avenue , Norwalk , CT - 06854

Kent Pierce

Job Description

About Green Cross, Inc.

Green Cross, Inc. is a well-established tree and shrub health care company operating in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. We are in the most lucrative segment of our industry and in one of the strongest regional economies in the country. This enables us to work outdoors practicing progressive, organic tree and shrub health care. We are looking for talented, personable tree and shrub health care managers with the ability to develop new business, serve clients, and grow a territory.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Meet with clients/prospects to evaluate, monitor and diagnose landscape conditions
  • Design treatment and maintenance plans for plant health care
  • Monitor, diagnose and treat insect, disease, physiological, and cultural conditions
  • Complete diagnostic reports and provide comprehensive information for creating an ideal environment for optimum health of landscapes including monitoring, diagnosing and treating insect, disease, weed, and other conditions for client trees and shrubs
  • Provide estimates and bids and negotiate contracts
  • Maintain excellent customer relations and service existing client base while developing territory by identifying and acquiring new clients

Required Skills:

Good woody plant identification skills, personal skills, and communication skills. Experience with arboriculture, entomology, retail or wholesale nursery, landscape design, and forestry.

Preferred Skills:

  • Plant identification -- at least 2 years at college level
  • Entomology
  • Plant pathology
  • Soil science

Must be physically fit to carry heavy weights such as 50lb sacks of fertilizer.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree in Horticulture (2 years) or higher is required.
  • Certification as an ISA Arborist is a big plus

This is a full time year round job with paid holidays, vacation, parental leave, medical insurance, matching 401k contribution, and profit sharing.

Salary: $50-80K

How to Apply:

Interested applicants please submit resume, CV if available, and LinkedIn name or address by email to

Please note that due to the quantity of resumes we receive we cannot respond to every applicant. We will contact you directly if you are a potential candidate.