forest products industry in the Regional Muncipality of Wood
Buffalo produces lumber and pulpwood. Sawmill
and pulp mill operators also work
with oil sands companies to cut and salvage timber before leases
activities; including logging, log hauling and reforestation,
are contracted out by sawmill and
pulp mills to
owner operators. While forestry has drastically slowed down,
companies are still hiring highly-skilled and dedicated
workers in manufacturing, processing and maintenance in mills.
Visit the employers websites to see what positions
they have posted.
is hauled year round except during the spring thaw and fall
is the prime season for timber harvesting. Logs are milled
locally or shipped to a southern sawmill.
For a list
company websites, visit our Employer
Websites section. Also,
Learning Information Service for more
information on specific jobs, wages and education needed.