Log Trader

Mill Operations

Job Description

Log Traders buy merchandise for resale by retail or wholesale establishments and are usually responsible for the merchandising operations of retail or wholesale establishments. Retail and wholesale buyers who are supervisors and those who are assistants are included in this unit group.

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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. Previous work experience in retail or wholesale establishments is usually required. A university degree or college diploma in business, marketing or a related program is usually required. Supervisors and senior buyers require experience in the occupation supervised or in a particular merchandise line.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Holland College
Queen’s University

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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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