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Job title: Arborist Representative
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Job location: Lancaster, PA, PA  17554 United States
Requisition code: 90341
Date posted: 05/24/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Will commensurate with experience and salary
Job Category:Arboriculture
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Job Description


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SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

ISA CERTIFICATION IS A REQUIREMENT
Pesticide applicator license, a degree in forestry, arboriculture or related field would each be beneficial
Hands on knowledge of trees, insects, diseases
Attention to detail
Motivated, high energy with a can do attitude
Strong listening skills
Clean driver’s license
Strong sense of safety
Strong leadership

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for implementing and enforcing all safety policies, transportation and pesticide compliance programs
• Responsible for all areas of sales within a defined territory, including selling, marketing, customer service and other non-selling tasks including, but not limited to, administration, production and training.
• Sets up personal sales expectations with immediate supervisor and prepares to meet these goals.
• Prepares estimates for clients and potential customers.
• Continually prospects for new business.
• Visits a minimum of four client properties daily, to maintain good client relations.
• Ensures that a follow up call is made to each client immediately after a job has been completed to determine client satisfaction.
• Maintains a high level of technical knowledge.
• Develops and updates annual Plant Health Care Programs.

MARKETING

• Utilizes Local Office Marketing Procedural Manual.
• Maintains updated prospect and client mailing lists.
• Maintains a rapport with allied organizations to promote education and a favorable company image.
• Actively participates in professional, trade and/or civic organizations.
• Networks with other green industry businesses.


ADMINISTRATION

• Enters PHC proposals on E.L.M. for dissemination to clients, prospects and crews.
• Obtains signature on all contracts prior to commencement of job(s).
• Maintains a timely call back protocol.
• Maintains a favorable customer relations according to Client Follow Through protocol.
• Complies with company policy and Office Procedures Manual when completing necessary paperwork.
• Obtains approval from District, Division and/or Home Office for all purchases.
• Handles non-selling tasks as assigned (safety equipment, inventory, etc.).

PERSONNEL

• Supervises work to be performed, ensuring jobs are completed per signed contract and to the clients satisfaction.
• Interviews prospective production personnel and Arborist-Representatives (where applicable).
• Attends sales meetings and training sessions arranged by the District, Division, Research Laboratory and Corporate Offices.
• Takes an active role in daily tailgate safety meetings.
• Acquires and maintains all necessary licensing and certification.
• Dresses appropriately for various work and selling situations.
• Maintains a high level of personal hygiene.
• Complies with directives and duties as assigned by the local manager.
• Responsible for the crews’ adherence to all safety policies and regulations.
• Strives to maintain a positive, professional relationship with production and office personnel.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Networks at various trade functions.
• Act as an expert witness in court or governmental hearings (where applicable and with Division approval)
• Prepares tree surveys for insurance companies for storm-damage and/or accident damage cases.
• Adheres to company policy regarding maintenance of company-issued vehicle(s).
• Responsible for other jobs and duties as assigned by the Local Manager and/or the Division Manager
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Job Requirements


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ISA CERTIFICATION IS A REQUIREMENT
Pesticide applicator license, a degree in forestry, arboriculture or related field would each be beneficial
Hands on knowledge of trees, insects, diseases
Attention to detail
Motivated, high energy with a can do attitude
Strong listening skills
Clean driver’s license
Strong sense of safety
Strong leadership

GREAT BENEFITS
FLEXIBLE SPENDING/MEDICAL/DENTAL/401 K MATCH

EEO EMPLOYER/VETERAN/DISABLED
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