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Birmingham, AL


The overall responsibility for the landscape estimator position is to be a friendly and professional first impression to potential clients to sell designs and new work for Blackjack Horticulture. This process will involve meeting with clients, creating designs, performing take-offs, sourcing materials, and overall bidding/estimating functions related to the pricing and selling work for new and existing clients.


  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn, strong character, and solid work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • College degree in Horticulture is preferred, but not required
  • Valid driver’s license, pass drug test and criminal background check
  • Embraces relevant technology and actively improves his/her skills
  • References

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Meet with new and existing clients
  • Work with clients to create landscape designs for their properties
  • Gather necessary measurements and information on properties and project sites
  • Estimate materials, labor, equipment, and other functions necessary to perform work
  • Work with existing bid templates and computer programs
  • Perform take-offs and measurements on computer
  • Work with co-workers in managing projects, ensuring a smooth handoff between estimating and operations
  • Routinely follow up on submitted designs and bids

Key Metrics for evaluation:

  • Close rate/win rate
  • Timely design and proposal submissions
  • Accurate estimates
  • Timely follow up on submitted designs and proposals

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance




  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:


  • Commission pay




  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)




  • Landscape Design: 2 years (Preferred)




  • Driver's License (Required)


Work Location: In person