Grow with an industry leader!
Opportunity for a highly qualified Arborist/Branch Manager to join a premier, industry-leading Tree Care Firm on Staten Island! This role will be a Branch Manager style role for someone with in-depth expertise in arboriculture.
We are looking for an arborist with solid demonstrable technical knowledge, excellent communication skills, and humility. Good plant identification skills is a must, as is fundamental knowledge of soils, insect and disease issues, and tree care.
This position will have the potential to earn $100k+ with commissions. The role will be more like a branch manager, but with Arborist and Tree Care Specialist functions included. A solid candidate will serve clients and potential customers by carefully listening to their tree care needs and desires, assessing their trees and landscape, and developing sustainable care solutions in accordance with industry standards and best practices. Sales and Project Management skills are heavily needed. This role will sell the work and supervise the site through to completion in order to achieve maximum efficiency and profit. In addition, they manage a branch-sized team and will work with other staff to see that solutions are implemented according to specifications and quality standards in a timely and profitable manner.
Branch Manager/Executive role with the following duties included:
Meet clients and potential customers on site to prepare proposals for tree and plant health care services in accordance with company Standards and best management practices
Follow up with clients and potential customers regarding outstanding proposals
Communicate service scheduling to client
Meet production crews at the job site to ensure jobs are completed per contract, quality standards, and to client's satisfaction
Follow up with client to determine client's satisfaction
Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, and working with other staff to resolve in a timely manner
Follow and model company safety policy at all times
Report sales activity to manager
Review job profitability and work with other staff to resolve issues in a timely manner
Participate in company marketing by providing customer information and contributing to newsletters, marketing campaigns, and social media
Other projects and responsibilities may be added at company's discretion
Sales and Project Management experience required
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Degree in Horticulture, Forestry, Entomology, Plant Pathology or related field
Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates):
Valid Texas Class C driver's license
ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain it within 12 months
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Regional landscape plant, insect, and disease identification
Bilingual (Spanish and English), preferred
3 years of green industry experience