Careers at Eric’s Tree Service. Come Join An Award-Winning Team!

Eric Person is always thrilled to hire serious, hardworking crew members who are looking to do great work for a competitive wage. We service the greater Hartford and Columbia, CT area. If you would like to join a passionate, fast growing company and you meet our requirements, please submit a resume via email and/or call, or text, Eric directly at 860-798-5672.

Experienced Climber/Spider Lift Operator

We are looking for an experienced climber and spider lift operator to join our team. Year around work, state of the art equipment, EXPERIENCE is a must. Must have a valid drivers license, strong work ethic, and own climbing gear.

Pesticide Applicator

Eric’s Tick and Mosquito, a part of Eric’s Tree Service, is now hiring Pesticide Applicators. This job includes visiting customers’ property to address their pest control needs. The Pesticide Applicator will mix and apply pesticides and insecticides through sprays, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. The right candidate will use their knowledge and training to address complex pest challenges to help keep our customers and their family safe.

Licensed Arborist

We’re currently seeking an additional Connecticut Licensed Arborist to add to our team. The arborist will provide customer consultations regarding tree service, tree removal, and arborist services. Ornamental and turf certification a plus. Must adhere to all company safety policies and demonstrate high safety standards. We have been Connecticut’s leading tree experts for over 30 years. Apply to join a team of experts to expand your career in the tree industry!

CT Crane Operator

We are continuing to grow and looking for a hard working individual to join our dedicated and highly skilled team of professionals today! We offer competitive hourly wages with the ability to advance.

We are looking for a crane operator to run a truck-mounted hydraulic crane that has a CT hoisting license or 5 years experience with NCCCO. This is year round work. We work in the snow, rain, cold, heat, and mild conditions.

Please have references from prior jobs readily available and be able to pass a drug test.

Serious inquiries only, Just Call Eric 860-798-5672 or email Thank you!

We also accept year round applications for the following positions:


Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Crew Leader
Primary Function: Works as a team member of a tree care crew with the primary functioning as a climber as well as assisting crew leaders in the performance of any services.

Class A CDL Driver

Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Crew Leader

Ground Person

Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Crew Leader
Entry level climber/ground man: Serves as a team member of a tree care crew with the primary responsibility of assisting climbers and crew leaders in the performance of all services.


Status: Full-Time
Reports to: General Manager

Payloader Operator

Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Firewood Division

Early AM Maintenance Mechanic

Refueling, cleaning trucks, starting trucks, cleaning snow if necessary. Preparing trucks for morning departure.

Hours: 3am-7am
 Part-Time, 25 hours
Pay: $20/hour
Reports to: Crew Leader

Experienced Firewood Processor

State of the art Cord King loader. Year round work. Needs to start right away.