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Log Handlers

Job Information
Author besterforestproductsltd
Date August 3, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Bester Forest Products Ltd.
Salary $18.25 to $19.25 - Per Hour
Location Walkerton, ON
Category Trades and Operational
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: Bester Forest Products Ltd.

Business information: In 1997, Bester Forest Products Inc. was founded by sons Bruce and Pat Bester and the two companies decided to join forces and build a new facility at the current location in Walkerton, Ontario. The Bester family is proud to continue the tradition of manufacturing and selling quality hardwood products and by-products. Bester Forest Products are buyers of logs and standing timber and provide hardwood lumber, kiln-dried lumber, wood mulch, sawdust, firewood and rough cut lumber for hardwood flooring, furniture manufacturing and more.

Business Address: 1559 Bruce County Rd 3, Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0

Work Location:Same as above

Type of Employment:Full Time– Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Sort, pile lumber into their correct carts, separating by wood species, thickness and grade
  • Lift, bend and twist to pile heavy lumber
  • Transport wood products
  • Assist other processing workers
  • Clean machines and immediate work areas


-Education: No formal education is required.

-Experience: Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.

-Physical strength and stamina to stand, walk and lift heavy lumber are required.

-Work conditions and physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing and walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling

-Work Site Environment: Noisy, Hot, Cold/refrigerated

-Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

-Language: Basic English skills are required

Salary:$18.25 to $19.25 per hour, 44 hours per week.

Benefits:Free parking available. Transportation costs covered if workers need to relocate. Accommodation provided at a cost.

Important information: The regular schedule will be from 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM from Monday to Thursday and Fridays from 06.30 AM to 01:00 PM.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by mail to: PO Box 578 1559 Bruce Road 3, RR #4 Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0

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