Labourer in wood, pulp and paper processing

Mill Operations

Job Description

Labourers in this unit group carry out a variety of general labouring and routine wood processing activities and assist pulp mill and papermaking machine operators. They are employed by pulp and paper, and paper converting companies, sawmills, planing mills, wood treatment plants, waferboard plants and other wood processing companies.

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  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a diff­erence working in a green job
  • You like mechanical problems
  • You are a team player
  • You want to be able to get out from behind your desk

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Completion of secondary school is required by the pulp and paper industry and by other large employers.

Cégep de Sainte-Foy
Algoma University
Heritage College

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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