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Position Title: Sales and Tree Diagnostics Estimator/Arborist
Salary Range: Based on education and experience
Department Sales - reports to Superintendent
Location: 5050 Freyn Drive - main office

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Description

Sales and Tree Diagnostics Estimator/Arborist

Ping’s Tree Service, Inc. is seeking a Sales and Tree Diagnostics Arborist to diagnose tree and landscape issues and provide a proposal for treatment and care.

Our Sales Arborists sell Arboricultural services to new and existing clients and are responsible for creating and cultivating relationships with both residential and commercial customers.  Knowledge and experience in specimen identification, tree care, insect and disease treatment, hazard tree care, and current industry practices is a must.  Sales Arborists also assist the Operations Manager and crews in the direction of each job.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare tree care proposals for residential and commercial properties.
  • Prepare tree and landscape appraisals, tree risk assessments, tree preservation plans, and tree planting plans for residential and commercial properties.
  • Provide diagnostics and recommendations for tree and landscape issues.
  • Input all estimate information on handheld portable computers for work planning and inventory purposes.
  • Assess storm restoration work, during nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Certified Arborist with practical experience in Forestry or Arboriculture, a plus (i.e. residential, commercial, municipal, state, federal forestry, etc.)
  • Practical tree crew experience preferred (groundsman, climber, aerial lift operator, stump grinding experience, crane operator experience, etc.)
  • Possess ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) or ability to earn qualification within 1 year of hiring date
  • Possess Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License (Category 2,3A, or 6) or ability to earn within 3 months of hiring date
  • Working knowledge of computers and software, including Microsoft Office
  • Current Driver’s License and Driving Record in good standing; Class B CDL, a plus
  • Proficient at local tree identification (Native and ornamental) and Tree Physiology
  • Proficient at diagnosing common biotic and abiotic tree and landscape issues
  • Proven success working independently, illustrating organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to successfully complete Continuing Education extension courses and obtain other industry specific licenses and certifications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read and decipher maps and construction plans

Full medical benefits are available along with paid holidays and vacation time.

Compensation is based on experience and education.  Annual salary ranges from $33k – $52k.

Ping’s Tree Service, Inc. is the largest privately owned and operated tree care service in central Indiana.  We are dedicated to providing superior certified arbor care, including tree removal and pruning as well as feeding, fertilizing, and tree maintenance. We serve Marion, Boone, Hamilton, parts of Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, and parts of Morgan Counties and the surrounding area, including Indianapolis, Martinsville, Avon, Brownsburg, Noblesville, Carmel, Fishers, Westfield, and Zionsville.  Our company is growing and expanding further outside the Indianapolis area and will open a satellite office in Fishers in February 2017.

Ping’s Tree Service, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Check us out at www.pingstreeservice.com and apply online or send your resume and cover letter to Mike@pingstreeservice.com

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