Sawyer - Sawmill (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Rona North Star Hardware

  Invermere, British Columbia, Canada

Job requirements




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience


Experience an asset

Specific Skills

Set up and adjust saw equipment; Saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes; Replace blades or bands; Monitor logs and lumber movement to ensure cuts are made according to specifications; Examine logs and rough lumber to decide best lumber cuts; Clean and lubricate sawmill equipment; Start conveyor system to move logs and lumber to and from saws

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

Sawmill; Planing mill

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots; Gloves; Ear plugs

Work Site Environment

Noisy; Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation; Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Team player

Government-sponsored job: 

Career Focus-Youth Employment Strategy

Program description:

This position is being offered by Service Canada under the Career Focus program of the Youth Employment Strategy. To be eligible for this position you must meet the following criteria: be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively); be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada; be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations; and not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.



$18.00 to $20.00 hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week.

Benefits: Medical Benefits, Group Insurance Benefits, Other Benefits