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Arborist Representative

Location: San Francisco
Salary: 60,000-85,000

The Urban Arborist 

Arborist Representative Job Description 



If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, enjoy working with people and helping deliver a valuable service to the community, consider a career with The Urban Arborist! We value a culture of excellence in safety, as well as positive customer and coworker relationships,  lifelong learning, and career development.

The Urban Arborist is currently seeking a full-time Arborist Representative to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity to combine your passion for arboriculture and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge to establish positive client relationships. As an Arborist Representative, you will play an integral role in helping grow our business by developing and maintaining long-term client relationships. You will be responsible for visiting client properties, assessing their tree and shrub care needs, and providing scientific tree and shrub care recommendations.


We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

  • Compensation: $60,000-$85,000 annual draw DOE plus commission

  • A safety-first culture and professional workplace

  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance available (employer contribution)

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Company provided vehicle, laptop, and cell phone (or reimbursement for use of employee’s personal)

  • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by The Urban Arborist

  • Easy to communicate with ownership and management team that will actually listen to suggestions and help resolve issues as they arise


  • Responsible for all areas of sales within a defined territory, including selling, marketing, customer service, administration, production, and training

    • Meet with existing and potential residential and commercial clients daily to evaluate their tree and shrub care needs

    • Establish, develop, and maintain positive business and client relationships within the defined territory

    • Prepare and provide proposals to clients utilizing sales process tools and software 

    • Supervise work to be performed, ensuring jobs are completed based on the signed estimate/contract and to the client's satisfaction

    • Set up personal sales expectations with immediate supervisor and prepare to meet sales goals

  • Responsible for implementing and enforcing all safety and transportation compliance programs with crew(s)

  • 1-3 years of related experience in the tree care industry or prior sales experience

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

  • ISA Arborist Certification or ability to obtain – we will pay for the cost of the exam and help you prepare!

  • Ability to learn to identify trees and shrubs common to the region, diagnose pests and diseases, and recommend corrective action or proactive management plans

  • Valid driver's license and clean motor vehicle record

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Turfgrass, Environmental Science, Plant Science, Outdoor Recreation, Agriculture or a related field is preferred but not required


Employer Info

1550 Davidson Ave
San Francisco , California 94124


  • Climber
  • Commercial/Residential
  • Consultant
  • Education
  • General Foreman
  • Manager
  • Supervisor

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