Arborist Sales Quoter

$30.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • Heritage Tree Care Inc
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jan 08, 2022
Full time Estimator

Job Description

Heritage Tree Care Inc is a happily thriving, firmly established and well-regarded tree service based in Toronto's downtown west end since 2006. We specialize in large technical tree pruning, mature Oak health care, high-end tree & shrub care & enhancement, planting and the occasional tricky removal. We are a mid-sized company with a big online and local presence and a great management team that keeps everything running smoothly as well as all employees happy and well looked after.

 Join us in 2022 and enjoy work/life balance with a 4-day work week and some of the best perks in the industry!

We offer to P/T Freelance quoters

  • 10% commission on all sales- successfully sold and completed
  •  Flexible work schedule
  • All requests and quotes get funneled through Jobber so minimal interaction with management/crew required
  • Paid mileage

We offer to Full-time quoters

  • $30-35 p/h
  • 5 - 7.5% commission on all sales- successfully sold and completed
  • Four-day work week (5th optional)
  • One week off in August!
  • Benefits – Health, Life & Dental
  • Vacation pay + stat holiday pay
  • Full WSIB coverage
  • Paid mileage
  • Company laptop/ tablet & phone
  • Big yard in downtown Toronto (Parkdale- easy commute for a city dweller)
  • Crew tablets with Jobber software- fully utilized and highly organized
  • Winter break/ possible layoff
  • Excellent in-house Health & Safety Program


 The ideal candidate will:

  • Actively Engage with clients and provide on-site tree risk assessment, client consultation in a variety of conditions and environments, and articulate findings through verbal and written communication
  • Effectively utilize Jobber (our field management software) to:
  • Review new requests daily
  • Respond to new requests within the time specified and confirm details of site visit with client when necessary
  • Conduct site visits and provide detailed quotes. Convert requests to quotes in Jobber
  • Provide detailed quotes to clients within 24-48 hours after site visit
  • Phone client to discuss job specifications where necessary
  • Liaise with HTC management to plan job schedule
  • Follow up with any “loose ends” associated with the job
  • Effectively communicate work parameters of each job sold to all HTC members
  • Answer follow-up inquiries on jobs sold
  • Work within the budget of HTC at all times
  • Always seek to lower costs, improve efficiency, and increase production
  • Solicit for work prospects, when necessary
  • Study and fully understand the City of Toronto and Mississauga Urban Tree By-laws as they relate to:
  • Private Ownership
  • Construction Purposes
  • Ravine Authority
  • City Tree Access
  • Study and understand current location-specific tree species concerns and all it entails


Quoting Process and Client Communication

  • Develop project opportunities based on the needs of the client and the capabilities of the business 
  • Take photos of jobs that need specific detailed direction so crew can see what needs to be done. In doing so, you can articulate your vision for the space in a more clear and illustrative manner to ensure information is not lost or overlooked.
  • Detailed attention paid to all trees/ shrubs/hedges in or near the client’s space AND peripheral to the main task (i.e. pruning care of each individual shrub and hedge on property). Upsell where possible
  • Create a new line item for each tree/shrub on the list and break down the price to fit overall quote when possible
  • Make note of client budget limit or whether they opted for cheaper option, thereby bypassing the mitigation of all risk factors
  • Ensure client is presented with and agrees to the client agreement checklist prior to commencement of work
  • Personal presentation must be clean, tidy & professional with necessary PPE +mask
  • Quoting Tool Kit: Company devices (tablet/smartphone), tape measure, clipboard, quote sheets and HTC Flyer/Business Cards