Tree Services Estimator

Foster Trees

About Us
Foster Trees is a small, family-owned business that is rapidly growing. We pride ourselves on balancing high arboricultural standards of the best care for trees with clients’ peace of mind and satisfaction. We are committed to the long-term support and growth of our community and our employees, and hope to continue growing our team and their careers well into the future.
About You
The Tree Service Estimator is a challenging year-round position requiring a desire to work outdoors, knowledge about tree care, as well as practical experience in estimating tree pruning and tree removals, including knowledge of tree species, diagnosis and tree assessment. You must understand all of the logistics required to successfully deliver a crew, and you must be able to guarantee a quality work product along with an excellent client experience. A successful Tree Service Estimator has a strong work ethic and is a self-starter who enjoys interacting with the public and our employees. Training is provided to familiarize with sales and operational procedures.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Able to accurately estimate time and cost for crews to carry out pruning, removal, cabling, or other proposed tree care needs
Meet with potential clients at job location and evaluate work needed
Effectively manage a daily schedule with multiple appointments and travel time
Communicate needs and schedule changes with management team
Perform site inspections for proposal preparation
Provide estimates to prospects and clients in a timely manner
Develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients
Maintain neat, clean, and professional appearance and image while on client sites
Clearly communicate with clients and communicate any client expectations to Foreman
Maintains company vehicle and equipment
Follows up on estimates, changes orders and resolves issues as needed
Some data entry using computer and/or tablet via our estimate software

Salary DOE, standard base salary plus commission
Qualifications
Necessary:
2 years arborist or tree service experience
ISA Certification of the ability to achieve ISA certification within 1 year of hire
Valid Driver’s License with clear driving record
Ability to pass a background check
Strong communication skills (oral, written, and listening)
Ability to effectively price tree care recommendations and other services offered
Self-motivated individual with a can-do, positive, and upbeat attitude
Strong customer service skills and telephone etiquette
Excellent organizational skills – the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Basic computer proficiency (experience with Jobber software is a plus)
Attentive to details, analytical skills, and basic math skills
Demonstrates role model behaviors by adhering to high standards of ethics, integrity, and safety
Able to stand all day and lift up to 50 pounds
Recommended:
TRAQ Certification or the ability to achieve TRAQ certification within 1 year of hire
Certification in CPR/First Aid
Knowledge of machinery and equipment maintenance

How to Apply
Send an email to arborists@fostertreespdx.com with the subject line “Tree Service Estimator”

Full Time
Sales
Portland, OR 97206