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Arbor Project Manager

Location: Kent, WA

Arbor Project Manager

Summary: Responsible for the full cycle management of Arbor projects.  Ensures that multiple projects meet specified timelines and deliver expected results. 

Primary Duties:

  • Identify and solicit tree service projects, review client objectives and needs, prepare accurate and complete bid estimates, and manage contracts through closure.
  • Develop long-term tree maintenance plans
  • Perform inspection and diagnostics of tree care services, including: tree removal, stump grinding, and crown clearing/thinning/raising as needed
  • Manage and monitor project schedule, progress, and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget
  • Review completed project work to ensure client satisfaction
  • Coordinate service calls, client interactions, and sub-contractors as needed
  • Communicate status of estimates to Arbor District Manager on a regular basis
  • Visit jobs in progress to relate actual estimate; review questions, or problems that may arise
  • Add/update project information in CRM software daily
  • Assist in scheduling of Arbor projects
  • Ensures compliance with all aspects of the company’s safety program and understands the contribution safety makes to employee well-being, team efficiency, and gross profit
  • Shows up to work each day on time; completes all tasks within time expectations; adheres to company dress code policy; wears clean clothes to work each day; follows inclement weather policy and sick leave reporting procedures

Supervisory Duties:

  • Direct supervision of two or more employees
  • Training, planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Conflict resolution



  • At least 2 years of professional tree work experience
  • At least 3-5 years project management experience

Language Skills

  • Ability to speak effectively before employees and customers
  • Ability to verbally understand and communicate in English
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required

Mathematical Skills

  • Understands how to calculate load ratings for tree removal rigging
  • Can formulate and calculate unit costing for bidding
  • Understands gross margin and what effects it

Reasoning Ability

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out tasks
  • Deal with standardized situations and/or hectic situations with calm reasoning skills

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license issued by the state where employed
  • Valid ISA Certified Arborist certification preferred
  • PMP preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans/drawings
  • Knowledge of tree care principles, pruning techniques, tree ID, and disease ID
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills, ensuring client needs are met in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion by demonstrating courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently to complete multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with GPS systems, CRM software, and Microsoft Office

Employer Info

20045 84th Ave S
Kent, Washington 98032


  • Supervisor

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