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Certified Arborist / Sales

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Hawthorne, New York

Basic Function

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

Responsibilities

  • 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 tree 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.
  • ISA certification mandatory, or the ability to secure certification within 90 days.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience selling in the green industry.
  • Proven track record highly preferred.

For immediate consideration, email your cover letter and résumé to jobs@almstead.com

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