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Entry Level Workers Needed in Nanaimo at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WFP is currently seeking  Entry Level Workers to join our Duke Point Sawmill division located in Nanaimo, BC.


Work will be entry level which may consisting of entry level machine operation, lumber wrapping, painting, clean-up and other manual work as directed. Good opportunity for advancement. While there is no guarantee of work, new employees should expect to be 'on call' and available 24/7.

This is an hourly USW union position with a minimum rate for common labour at $29.48 per hour and a comprehensive benefit package. Details of the collective agreement may be viewed on our website.


Job Requirements


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Preference to industrial experience
  • Lumber grading ticket/experience a definite asset
  • Valid Level III First Aid ticket a definite asset

Successful applicants should have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work both as part of a team and with minimal supervision
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Desire to participate in an organization committed to continuous improvement this should

We are also hiring for weekend casual maintenance cleanup positions: Saturday and Sunday only, 10 hour shifts. Please ID on your application whether you are applying for full time or weekend casual work.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration. Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.