Sales Arborist – Plant Health Care and Lawn Care Coordinator

  • Northeast Horticultural Services
  • Stratford, CT, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Qualifications: Minimum 3-5 years sales experience in commercial/residential sales, with proven record of achieving aggressive sales goals. Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Arboriculture, Plant Health Care and Lawn Care Be familiar with and understand ANZI Z133 standards Possess a strong understanding of organic land care and the principles that surround it. Operations experience is a plus Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Forestry, or related field, valid driver’s license with clean driving record Valid CT Arborist License Excellent written and verbal communication skills Highly organized and able to meet deadlines Ability to get along well with others Attentive with good listening skills Must be able and willing to attain CTSP (Certified Treecare Safety Professional) certification and NOFA AOLCP (Northeast Organic Farming Association: Accredited Organic Land Care Professional) accreditation Excellent PC skills- Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, routing software Ability to work independently and be self-directed Display strong leadership skills Ability to work late during the growing season and meet with clients on weekends, as necessary Excellent intrapersonal skills, ability to sell and be accountable for mistakes Responsibilities: Self-organize and carries out own selling, supervising and paperwork time Sell to prospects and clients using all available sales tools Estimates job costs and quotes to prospects and clients for tree work jobs, plant healthcare treatments and lawn programs. Diagnose, recommend and sell treatments to resolve insect, disease, weed, and abiotic plant and turf issues Directly supervise and train Plant Health Care and Lawn Care technicians. Organize Plant Health Care and Lawn Care tickets and route them daily to ensure proper treatment timing Order and stock all needed products and supplies, especially for Plant Healthcare and Lawn Care Directly coordinate the Organic Soil Biology Lawn Program Negotiates yearly contracts and helps prepare bids for jobs Set out worksheets and job assignment for the following day, communicate jobs effectively with Foremen, and direct operations in the morning Write up original job worksheets with thorough instructions for Tree Crew Foremen Set up job sites and periodically supervise the work being performed, checking crews and completed jobs for client satisfaction Set up and attend appointments with existing and potential clients. Creates lasting relationships with clients and seizes opportunity to add on, sell, and optimize existing client accounts Handles complaints with clients according to company policy Maintain a good correspondence with clients to grow relationships and stay on top of potential problems. Participates actively in other such professional, trade or civic organizations that benefit the industry, the company, the individual and the public Attends sales meetings and training sessions set up by the company management Corresponds directly with the rest of the management team, filling out forms and complying with necessary paperwork to close circle of communication. Be an active member of safety committee, preparing and presenting weekly safety meetings with other committee members Assistance in instituting completion of Tree Care Academy to facilitate employee advancement and training Job Type: Full-time Pay: $21.00 - $26.00 per hour Schedule: Monday to Friday Experience: Lawn Care: 2 years (Required) Plant Health Care: 3 years (Required) Operations Management: 1 year (Preferred) Sales and account managment: 3 years (Required) Education: Bachelor's (Required) License: CT Arborist License (Required) Pay Frequency: Weekly This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects This Job Is: A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks) A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply Company's website: Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible