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Find a Wood Industry Job! 11 Opportunities in a Range of Fields

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Make up to 200K per year in the forestry & forest products industry! Though there are logging jobs aplenty, this industry encompasses a wide range of fields and specialities, making it one of the largest employers in manufacturing. Sites like Find a Forestry Job, Wood Jobs, Top Wood Jobs and Evergreen Recruiters list international job opportunities in areas like sales, shop management, production supervisor, electrician expertise and technical forestry. There’s even a company looking for a new CFO. Check out a selection of the latest hot wood jobs here, and visit the sites for the rest.

Sales & Business Development for Large Architectural Millwork Company, Washington D.C.

Sales / Business Development: JOS1547 – DC
Starting Base Salary: $85-110K

AWI / QCP – Woodworking background
Leadership and good interpersonal communications
Can work under pressure and handle stressful situations
Drive continuous streams of revenue from creating / created relationships in and around the DC market
Strongly organized & abilities to Sell million dollar+ projects repeatedly

For consideration & more info send your resume (in Word.doc) & contact exclusively:

Brian Jackson –
VP of Recruiting Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork & Fixture Industry Recruiters
954-889-7835 (Direct Line)
Between 9AM and 6PM EST M-Th
Fridays: 9AM-1PM

Custom Wood Stair Shop Manager, New Jersey

Custom Wood Stair Shop Manager: JOS1518 – NJ
Starting base salary: $75-125K

A custom architectural stair MFG Company, creating $15K-$1.m+ in project size, is seeking a professional experienced wood worker to manage their custom stair shop.

The incumbent Custom Wood Stair Shop Manager must show immediate management skills and be able to manage a shop with 5+ employees.
Must be able to build curved, elliptical, spiral, winder, and custom wood stairs from detailed plans and templates.
Must have management and direction for production completed correctly.
The use of all basic hand tools and shop machines is a must.
Ability to read, interpret, and build from blue prints

For consideration & more info send your resume (in Word.doc) & contact exclusively:

Brian Jackson –
VP of Recruiting Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork, Construction & Retail Interior Industry Recruiters
954-889-7835 (Direct Line)
Between 9AM and 6PM EST M-Th
Fridays: 9AM-1PM

Production Manager, Massachusetts

Production Manager: JOS1531 – MA
Starting base: $95-115K

-Peer Review of PM Shop Drawings
-Material Takeoff & Coordination w/ Purchaser
-Assigning Daily Production Tasks to Production Foreman
-Coordinating w/ CNC Department on all machining and standards.
-Implement & Develop Processes to Help the Company w/ Efficiency
-Specialty Material Purchasing such as SS Tops, Hardware, Paints, Glass, Metals, Etc.
-Outsourcing Cabinet Components, Layups, Hardwoods, etc w/ sub-vendors based on need and schedule
-Track production costs, hours and projects for forecasting / track company performance.
-Review Bench Loads w/ Production Foreman and Forecast overall Workload
-Oversee Purchaser that all stock materials are in house
-Participate in weekly operational meetings
-Review Equipment & Tooling

For consideration & more info send your resume (in Word.doc) & contact exclusively:

Brian Jackson –
VP of Recruiting Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork, Construction & Retail Interior Industry Recruiters
954-889-7835 (Direct Line)
Between 9AM and 6PM EST M-Th
Fridays: 9AM-1PM

Cabinet Sales Representative, New York

The Cabinet Sales Representative in the New York and Pennsylvania area will work with the area contractors and other cabinet installation companies in promoting and providing design expertise for the company’s cabinets being produced in Alabama. Responsible to grow the business.  The candidate should have a proven track record in cabinet sales and specifications.

Job#180304SR2 – Cabinet Sales Representative – New York Area
Location: United States
Wage: $60-$65k/year salary with bonus to $100k depending on experience
Education Required: BS Degree preferred
Years Experience Required:  5+ years cabinet sales experience working with contractors and cabinet installation companies.


Identify and develop new and cabinet sales in the New York and Pennsylvania areas.
Uphold company standards in regard to pricing, economic returns, shipping and transportation costs, quality control and safety.
Initiate and maintain close contact with product suppliers and clients to ensure accurate and timely production and delivery of products.


5 plus years of cabinet sales and marketing experience.
Strong organizational and communication skills including written, verbal and computer
Bachelor’s degree preferred

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word along with the job name in the Subject line to

Forester, 3B Timber Company in Booneville, New York


Successful candidate should be able to identify and communicate with Independent/Private sources of Red Pine logs suitable for the manufacture of the company’s primary telephone pole products.  Candidate should be able to travel throughout the region to meet with individuals or companies that have potential to provide supply to the company.

Job Requirements: 

Knowledge necessary to be able to not only describe  to the potential suppliers what type of product the company is seeking to acquire and mark the wood.    Must possess at least 3 years of experience working in the woods, higher education in forestry associates degree is a minimum, be able to deal with a great deal of physical activity, clean driving record, and have a trained logger certification.

Certified Grader, Seneca Sawmill Company in Eugene, Oregon

Seneca Sawmill Company has an opening for a Certified Grader at our Noti facility. The purpose of this position is to Grade Douglas-fir dimension lumber according to WWPA grading rules. Lumber lengths vary from 8-24’ and widths are primarily 2×4″ and 2×6”. The Grader will work closely with 3 other Graders, the Planer Feeder, and Bins Operator.

Essential Functions:

▪ Visually examine each piece of lumber and assign grade to lumber according to WWPA grading rules. “Grading” of lumber considers species, length and size, defects (i.e. knots, wane, edge warp, saw cut, snipe, timber break, grain distortion, shake, crook, bow, split, etc.), appearance, strength, stiffness, and intended use of each piece of lumber. Grade approximately 1,000 pieces per hour.
▪ Mark lumber grade on each piece of lumber with crayon for scanning by grade mark reader.
▪ Notify Supervisor, Quality Control, and Planer Feeder when unusual amount of manufacturing defects are found (e.g. too thin, skip, off-size, no spray solution on lumber, saws scratching lumber, etc.)
▪ Fix cross-ups on the grading table.
▪ Correct jam-ups in sorter bins.
▪ Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

▪ Certification by WWPA, WCLIB or other similar grading organization in Douglas-Fir required.
▪ Must be able to lockout machinery, learn grade marks, and recognize various sizes and lengths of lumber.
▪ Ability to flip boards for duration of shift.


We offer competitive wages, a generous medical benefits coverage package, 401K with employer match, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a discounted fuel benefit.


Electrician, Aerotek, Riceboro, Georgia

Job Description:
▪ Industrial electrician with experience in a industrial or manufacturing setting
▪ Responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing equipment and PLC’s (Allen Bradley)
▪ Experience with process or production equipment, using electrical test instruments, and blueprints or schematics
▪ Manufacturing, Sawmill, HVAC, or Industrial related experience
▪ PLC, electronics, or instrumentation exp a plus
▪ Must be willing to submit to drug test and background

$25.00 – $30.00 /Hour


Technical Forester, Rayonier in Hastings, Florida

Job Description:

This position will work collaboratively with the Resource Unit Team to achieve financial goals and desired outcomes.  Provide technical assistance to both the Timber Marketing and Resource Land Management team through timber cruise data collection and sale preparation including sale area design, map preparation, forest inventory and stand mapping.  This position will coordinate and work with consultants performing additional cruising and inventory, and will be responsible for audit work as necessary.  A thorough knowledge of state BMP’s and SFI principles is required. The position will also assist with other land management, timber marketing or non-timber projects as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

▪   Perform timber sale cruising, cruise work-up and sale layout.
▪   Perform Resource Unit inventory, seedling survival and post thin measurements.
▪   Assist with the coordination and auditing of contract cruising in the Resource Unit.
▪   Collaborate with LIS on contract inventory measurements for the Resource Unit.
▪   Prepares timber sale maps, and update stand mapping in LMS as needed.
▪   Contributes to overall Resource Unit team performance.
▪   Maintain a safe work environment for company personnel, contractors and other stakeholders.

Job Qualifications:

▪ BS Degree in Forestry or technical degree in forestry with equivalent forestry exposure to timber cruising/forest inventory
▪ Must have an understanding of State BMP’s and SFI principles, GIS and forest inventory measurement methods


Forest Technician, Alpine Land Information Services in Redding, California

Job Title: Forest Technician 2
Status: Seasonal
Location: Redding, California
Compensation: $ 20.00 per hour

About Alpine Land Information Services
Here at Alpine we specialize in providing turn key solutions when managing clients’ information. This means we need to employ a wide array of professional and non-professional expertise. Whether we are developing data collection protocols, system server application software or just trying to find the most cost-effective way to access a remote piece of ground, we are fully engaged. We strive to provide our employees with the best and most modern equipment, including custom support software. Training and re-training are a way of life at Alpine. Our intent is always to find the best way to answer the ever evolving regulatory and client specific management questions. We are often employed in the perpetual management and/or the annual update needs of systems we have built. Over the last 25 years we have been presented with many challenges and we have learned a great deal from our efforts. We take great pride in bringing that experience to the current tasks and services we provide our clients.

Position Overview 

The Forest Technician 2 is responsible for gathering an accurate forest inventory using the latest in forest mensuration technology. We employ both a fixed radius and variable radius sampling methodologies. These are carried out over a vast industrial forest landscape throughout Northern California. Over-time and incentive pay is available.

General Responsibilities

▪ Reports to the Cruise Forman
▪ Gather forest inventory data with a high level of accuracy
▪ Operate a broad array of company vehicles
▪ Maintains issued equipment
▪ Maintain a safe and clean camp throughout the field season
▪ Follow company safety standards


▪ Preferred, actively pursuing a 2 or 4-year forestry-related degree
▪ Good physical condition
▪ Ability to operate and communicate as part of a team
▪ Willingness to be away from home for 5 days at a time
▪ Willingness to overcome adverse outdoor conditions
▪ iOS and Windows proficiency
▪ Attention to detail
▪ Valid driver’s license


Production Supervisor, Top Wood Jobs in North Carolina

The Production Supervisor at this softwood sawmill in North Carolina position is responsible for supervising the overall production operation of the sawmill. Softwood sawmill experience required with hardwood experience a plus.
Do not apply if you have not supervised a softwood sawmill. 

Job#180223PS – Production Supervisor – Sawmill – North Carolina
Location: United States
Wage: Wages $20-$25/hr. or around $60-$80k+/year plus benefits
Education Required: BS Degree in Engineering preferred
Years Experience Required:  5+ year’s previous experience in lumber manufacturing supervision. Softwood lumber experience required, hardwood experience a plus.


▪ 5+ years previous experience in lumber manufacturing supervision. Softwood lumber experience required, hardwood experience a plus.
▪ Ability to operate all softwood sawmill equipment. Understanding of dry kilns and planer a plus.
▪ Manufacturing management experience, with a good attitude, ability to lead others successfully, and able to see big picture.
▪ Proficiency in use of computers and quick adaptability to software. MS Office Word and Excel.
▪ Electrical and Mechanical experience is necessary.
▪ Knowledge of the lumber industry, lumber math, and lumber grades.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
▪ Monitor production of sawmill to include lumber produced, down time, run time and quality control.
▪ Hiring and training of workers for sawmill positions.
▪ Schedule and supervise all maintenance/repairs of equipment, machinery and boiler.
▪ Oversee repairs of breakdowns for most efficient and effective return to operation.
▪ Assist other departments in repairs of breakdowns, equipment maintenance, modifications and new construction projects.
▪ Be familiar with and capable of operating all sawmill machinery and equipment.
▪ Enforcement of work rules and safety policies of the Company.
▪ Keep record of hours worked weekly by sawmill employees and report to payroll manager.
▪ Awareness of cost of supplies and repairs and ability to minimize expenses.
▪ Other duties as assigned.
▪ Day shift schedule 7am-5:30pm M-F and Saturday 7am-noon


CFO – Lumber, Top Wood Jobs, Washington State

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for this lumber company in the Pacific Northwest is responsible for managing the company’s finances through the establishment of budgets, internal controls, Key Operating Indicators and insuring compliance with FASB, Sarbanes-Oxley and other generally excepted accounting principles. This position ensures the company’s assets are adequately protected and its long-term financial health is stable.

This position will be a team member along with the COO, CEO, President, Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel. Day to day you will work very closely with the COO as to drive the financial results of the company. This position will direct all office staff along with the IT department.

Job#190221CFO – CFO – Chief Financial Officer – Lumber – Pacific Northwest
Location: United States
Wage: $90-$200k+/year depending on experience. Excellent bonus and benefits program.
Education Required: BA in Finance, Accounting, or a similar degree.
Years Experience Required:  At least 5 years’ experience supervising people or at least 8 years’ experience in a lumber or wood products managerial accounting position in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Job Functions: 

▪ Close the books each month at the company’s facilities.
▪ Manage the office staff at the locations to get optimal efficiencies.
▪ Work with the Sales Manager to set credit limits on customers.
▪ Work with the Log Procurement Manager to keep a current Return to Log Model.
▪ Timber sale analysis.
▪ Analyze new business opportunities for potential growth.
▪ Prepare yearly budgets with sales, operations, and the log team.
▪ Lead effort to control fixed costs.
▪ Establish proper internal controls.
▪ Continually review employee benefit costs and research ways to keep our cost competitive in this arena.
▪ Insures compliance with FASB, Sarbanes-Oxley, and general accepted accounting principles.
▪ Update key operating indicators for sales, manufacturing, resources, etc.

Other Functions and Responsibility’s:

▪ Managing the IS Manager.
▪ Attend quarterly meetings on the pension fund.
▪ Working with Lenders and maintain lender relations.
▪ Attend quarterly executive meetings on performance.

Required Qualifications: 

▪ This Position requires a BA in Finance, Accounting, or a similar degree.
▪ At least 5 years’ experience supervising people or at least 8 years’ experience in a managerial accounting position in a manufacturing environment.
▪ An equivalent combination of education and experience is also acceptable.
▪ Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to develop others.
▪ Excellent written communication skills.
▪ Excellent customer service skills and an interested in constantly improving.
▪ The ability to plan and make effective decisions and solve problems.
▪ Manage Change and take appropriate initiative.


Wage: $90k-$200k+/year depending on experience. Excellent bonus and benefits program.



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