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Sales / Consulting Arborist

Location: Houston, TX
Salary: 12% Commission

Ever heard of a local Tree Care Company run by 2 BCMA's, AND performs expert-level tree care with integrity? We couldn't find one either, so we created one to be a force to be reckoned with, and we're taking over Houston to deliver the most professional level of tree care in all of Texas, starting with the Houston area.  

If you're looking to be a part of a movement and are a top notch consulting arborist within the tree care industry and are looking to step up your sales game with a company that you can trust to get the job done right, every time, then you're in the right place! 

We are based in the South Houston area, but for the right team player, we'll get you here! 


- Responsible for consulting and sales efforts within assigned territories by working as a consultant to find out the problem our clients have with their trees, and work hard to solve their tree problems. We serve our Houston area clients with the absolute best level of tree care within the area, and possibly the state, and we can prove that emperically ;) 

- Good communication with clients assigned to you. You'll work hard to develop a long term relationship, and will be expected to keep up the rapport and relationship with the client. Quite frankly, it's like you have a bunch of business friend! 

- High-profile sales within one of the fastest growing economies in the nation. 



bachelor’s degree in the green industry or related field preferred
Experience (PREFERRED, not required)

At least 3 years of Arboriculture / tree care industry sales experience or 6 years of related industry experience (REQUIRED)

License or Certification

As required by state and federal law - Valid driver license issued by the state where employed

ISA certification or ability to obtain within 3-6 months - YES, this is a requirement. If you want to come play with the best, you've got to be the best... and we'll even help you get there if you need a little push!

Specialized Skills Preferred:

- Strong internal and external client communication and rapport building - we're in the Human care business, we just do it through proper tree care!
- Ability to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel extensively within assigned territory - it's sales so..... that's how it goes!
- Experience working the commercial property managers 
- Excellent oral and written communication, including being capable of writing a well-structured Arborist Report (we work on many litigation and insurance claims)
- Organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
- Intermediate understanding of CRM software (don't wory, we'll train you)
- Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions (again, you'll do a lot of arborist's reports)
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram and/or schedule format
- Ability to read, write and comprehend English

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

- Constantly required to talk, hear, see, sit, stand and walk
- Frequently required to drive short and/or long distances
- Must be able to see at close vision, distant vision, peripherally, have depth perception and have the ability to adjust focus - glasses, contacts, etc. are just fine, but must not impede safety equipment such as safety glasses when on active jobsites.
- Frequent use of hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
- Frequently required to reach, bend, twist, stoop, crouch, climb and balance
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Work Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

- Frequent travel required within assigned territory
- Occasionally works with mechanical objects and outside in all weather conditions
- Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
- Occasionally exposed to loud noise levels.


- Develop contacts and prospects to ensure long-term profitability for Eric Putnam, BCMA, LLC and its customers through cold-calling, market research, and internal lead development
- Generate job estimates/bid proposals, including scope of work, accurate site boundaries and measurements, and estimate of labor and materials in cooperation with operations and office staff 
- Reply appropriately to potential and current client Requests for Proposal (RFPs) in a timely and professional manner
- Meet or exceed established annual sales targets
- Attend RFP pre-bid meetings and proposal presentations
- Maintain relationships with key clients to seek out and take advantage of opportunities for networking and additional sales generation - each consulting arborists will be required and expected to actively be involved with a local chamber of commerce and networking group.
- Attend staff and sales meetings to assess business opportunities and ensure mutual understanding of Eric Putnam, BCMA, INC. strategic focus
Facilitate contact with existing and potential clients via trade shows, association events, and meetings
- Ensure a smooth transition from contract signing to contract fulfillment by facilitating introductory meeting and site walk-through between client and operations


At Eric Putnam, BCMA, INC., we strive to deliver a VERY generous rewards package that will attract, engage, and retain top talent, as well as incentivize exceptional performance and career growth.

- This position is commission only ... we will pay for ALL of your business expenses, but we expect you to work hard to excel
- Up to 15% commission paid on applicable sales (not including sales tax and subs)
- 2 Weeks Paid Time Off (based on averaged sales commissions after 6 months)
- Referral Bonuses Programs
- Education Assistance
- Learn from some of the best in the industry
- Career Advancement Opportunities
-The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as position, tenure, geographic location, and the applicability of agreements.
Please note that the salary information shown below is provided in compliance with state specific laws. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations, and therefore may be different in other locations or operating divisions.

Pay range: $77,000 - $140,0000

Eric Putnam, BCMA, Inc.,  is an EEO and E-Verify participating employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $77,000 - $140,0000 +


- You will be in sales. Therefore a "normal" schedule is unrealistic to attain, however we want you to spend as much time as possible with your family and those you love, doing the things you love. 

- with exception to inclement weather events, we work Monday-Friday ONLY

- 10 hour shift
- Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

Commission pay, ranging from 11%-16% with Bonuses

Ability to commute/relocate: for the right candidate, travel and relocation expenses will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Professional Consulting Arborist: 3 years (Preferred, can train the right person)
tree service industry: 3-6 years (Preferred)
Work Location: Houston, TX 


Employer Info

San Leon, Texas 77539


  • Commercial/Residential
  • Consultant

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