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Entry Level Workers Needed in Nanaimo at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is currently seeking Entry Level Workers to join our Sawmill manufacturing division located in the greater Nanaimo, BC area (Duke Point, Ladysmith, Chemainus, Cowichan Bay) and Port Alberni, BC.


Entry Level job openings which may consist of pulling on the green chain, painting, clean-up and other manual work as directed. Good opportunity for advancement. Job openings include full time and on call positions.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Preference to industrial or trades-related experience
  • Lumber grading ticket/experience a definite asset
  • Mobile equipment certification/experience preferred
  • First aid training/WHMIS preferred
  • Valid Level III First Aid ticket a definite asset



Job Requirements

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

These positions are union positions with a minimum rate for common labour at $20.00 per hour and a comprehensive benefit package. Details of the collective agreement may be viewed on our website.

These roles are considered safety sensitive and those offered a position will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as a condition of employment.