Posted For 2024

DCNR Bureau of Forestry

Pennsylvania

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Forestry’s mission is to ensure the long-term health, viability, and productivity of the Commonwealth’s forests and to conserve native wild plants.

The positions listed below are only a few of the classifications of jobs within the Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau also has positions available for Equipment Operators, Semi-Skilled Laborers, Maintenance personnel, and Mechanics. Regardless of your talent, please click the link below for more opportunities within the Bureau of Forestry and the Natural Resource industry. Please check the PA state jobs board by clicking on the link below:


Forester

A forester is a professional who specializes in forests and provides a variety of assistance in forestry and conservation. Forester careers involve all aspects of the forest lifecycle including harvesting, restoration, protection of fragile areas, and recreation. Duties vary significantly from job to job, but the following list includes typical job duties one might encounter as a forester: Caring for, planting, and managing trees or forests. Assisting with conservation. Taking inventory on how much wood can be harvested and determining costs. Protecting wildlife habitats and ways to foster new forest growth. Managing protected wooded areas.

Forest Technician

This is technical work in the field of forest management, forest pest control, and nursery culture. A Technician performs a variety of technical forestry assignments in the areas of timber sales, fire prevention, insect and disease control, forest tree nursery development, and recreation projects. Work involves conducting surveys to accurately measure and record forest resource characteristics, summarizing and reporting field data, and implementing standard forest management practices. Assignments are received from a forestry professional through general instructions, and employees are required to interpret maps, drawings, and plans in the execution of assignments.

Forest Program Specialist

develops, implements, coordinates, evaluates, and promotes statewide programs designed to manage, protect, and conserve forest resources. Evaluates statewide program activities in one of the statewide programs such as: forest facilities maintenance and construction, timber sales, forest fire prevention and suppression, forest resources utilization, forest resources planning, forest road maintenance, forest insect and disease identification, forest insect spraying programs, cooperative forest management, forest recreation, employee safety, and forest tree improvement. Interprets technical program goals, objectives, priorities, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards for field personnel, co-worker, and others.

Ranger

Responsibilities include patrolling the park grounds to ensure visitor safety and compliance with park rules and regulations. You will also provide information and assistance to park visitors. You will wear a uniform. Office work includes issuing boat permits, electronic correspondence and answering calls from the public. Ensure building and facility security and safety and assist in search and rescue operations. 

Posted April 9th 2024

HR & EHS Manager

Millheim, PA | A.M. Logging, LLC

A.M. Logging, LLC

116 Thompson Ln. | Millheim, PA 16854

A.M. Logging, LLC a growing forest products company is searching for a human resource/ employee health and safety manager. The salary for this full-time position will be determined by the candidate's experience and educational background. Benefits offered encompass health, dental, and vision insurance, alongside paid time off (PTO) and vacation entitlements, as well as participation in a 401K retirement savings plan. Additional specifics regarding benefits and job details will be provided upon submission of a resume, with further information available upon request. To learn more about A.M. Logging, LLC, visit our website at amlogging.com

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HR & EHS Manager

This position reports directly to our managing partner(s) while working closely with our office manager and has the following responsibilities:

  • Hire employees and then plan and conduct orientation.
  • Introduce new employees to company objectives.
  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and employee benefits.
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, managing disputes, terminations, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Advise management on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, and employee health and safety.
  • Lead the company-wide safety program.
  • Analyze and implement company-wide training needs. Design employee development and health and safety programs in conjunction with labor laws, OSHA, and insurance requirements.
  • Maintain records and reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.
  • Investigate and report industrial accidents to our insurance carriers.
  • Conduct exit interviews at employee termination or resignation.
  • Serve as support for payroll preparation.

The candidate will need these qualifications:

  • BS in Human Resources or other related educational field.
  • Five years of HR related experience with preference to management in the forest or construction field.
  • A valid driver's license with a record that allows addition to company auto insurance coverage.

Posted April 4th 2024

Forest Insect Pest Aide 1 - Northcentral Region - 2 Positions

Northcentral Region PA | Department of Agriculture
Application Deadline 4/15/2024 11:59 PM EST

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $16.67 - $23.00 Hourly

Are you ready to help protect Pennsylvania's natural resources? This position performs critical work in aiding the fight against the invasive Spotted Lanternfly which poses a significant threat to Pennsylvania's agricultural commodities, forest ecosystems, and our communities. Apply today and join our team!

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK

As part of this position, you will be responsible for carrying out pest inspections and conducting site evaluations across Pennsylvania to identify the presence of the Spotted Lanternfly. This role will require you to perform field surveys in various environments, including agricultural areas, forests, and industrial sites.

Work Schedule & Additional Information

  • Seasonal, full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • This position will cover the Northcentral Region which consists of Cameron, Centre, Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, Snyder, Tioga, and Union Counties.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience & Training Requirements

  • Any combination of experience and/or training which afforded the applicant the above listed required abilities.

Other Requirements

  • This position requires possession of a valid driver's license which is not under suspension.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Posted April 4th 2024

Forest Technician (Wage) - Plant Protection Division, Fayette County

Fayette County, PA | Department of Agriculture
Application Deadline 4/15/2024 11:59 PM EST

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $22.50 Hourly

Are you deeply committed to protecting Pennsylvania's environment? The Department of Agriculture is looking for dedicated individuals to assist in the fight against the invasive Spotted Lanternfly, a major threat to our agricultural commodities, forest ecosystems, and communities. Join our team today and contribute to the solution!

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK

In this position, your main responsibility is to carry out pest surveys and site assessments in Pennsylvania to identify the presence of the Spotted Lanternfly. You will be required to communicate with property owners to inform them about the survey programs and conduct inspections of trees or set up traps on private properties. It is important to adhere to survey protocols when placing, maintaining, and removing the traps. Additionally, any insects captured in the traps should be promptly collected and submitted to the PDA Entomology Laboratory in Harrisburg for identification.

Work Schedule & Additional Information

  • Seasonal Full-time employment without benefits. The season runs from approximately March until November at which the employee is placed on leave without pay.
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • This position is home headquartered if residing within Fayette County. If not residing within Fayette County, the reporting location is 500 Rugh Street, Suite 100, Greensburg, PA.
  • Position will continue based on funding.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience & Training Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in forest technology; or
  • Completion of equivalent formal education in forestry.
  • Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within 3 months of graduating with a qualifying degree.

Other Requirements

  • This position requires possession of a valid PA non-commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent.
  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than deserved. you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Posted April 4th 2024

Forest Technician (Wage) - Bureau of Plant Industry, Mercer County

Mercer County, PA | Department of Agriculture
Application Deadline 4/16/2024 11:59 PM EST

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $22.50 Hourly

Do you have a passion for our local forests and enjoy being outdoors? Then join the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's (PDA) Bureau of Plant Industry! In your role as a Forest Technician, you will be conducting pest surveys and site assessments. Experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth and numerous promotional opportunities!

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Your primary responsibility involves conducting pest surveys and site assessments in Pennsylvania to detect the spotted lanternfly. You will communicate with property owners to explain survey programs and inspect trees or set traps on private property before starting activities. You will adhere to survey protocols by placing, maintaining, and removing survey traps. It is essential to remove captured insect specimens from traps on time and submit them promptly to the PDA entomology laboratory in Harrisburg for identification. You will visually inspect host plants for signs of target organisms and follow data entry protocols provided by headquarters staff. Other responsibilities include evaluating sites for pest treatment, maintaining a weekly survey log, and using pesticides to control spotted lanternfly and its hosts.

Work Schedule & Additional Information

  • Seasonal Full-time employment without benefits. The season runs from approximately March until November.
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • This position will be home headquartered if the applicant lives in Mercer County. If the applicant does not live in Mercer County, the assigned state vehicle must be parked in Mercer County. Report location is 500 Rugh Street, Suite 100, Greensburg, PA 15601.
  • Occasional meetings at 500 Rugh Street, Suite 100, Greensburg, PA 15601.
  • This position will continue based on funding.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience & Training Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in forest technology; or
  • Completion of equivalent formal education in forestry.
  • Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within 3 months of graduating with a qualifying degree.

Other Requirements

  • This position requires possession of a valid PA non-commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent.
  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than deserved. you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Posted April 4th 2024

Forest Technician (Wage) - Plant Protection Division

Harrisburg, PA | Department of Agriculture
Application Deadline 4/18/2024 11:59 PM EST

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $22.50 Hourly

Are you deeply committed to protecting Pennsylvania's environment? The Department of Agriculture is looking for dedicated individuals to assist in the fight against the invasive Spotted Lanternfly, a major threat to our agricultural commodities, forest ecosystems, and communities. Join our team today and contribute to the solution!

Visit Website

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

In this position, your main responsibility is to carry out pest surveys and site assessments in Pennsylvania to identify the presence of the Spotted Lanternfly. You will be required to communicate with property owners to inform them about the survey programs and conduct inspections of trees or set up traps on private properties. It is important to adhere to survey protocols when placing, maintaining, and removing the traps. Additionally, any insects captured in the traps should be promptly collected and submitted to the PDA Entomology Laboratory in Harrisburg for identification.

Work Schedule & Additional Information

  • Seasonal Full-time employment without benefits. The season runs from approximately March until November at which the employee is placed on leave without pay.
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • This position is home headquartered if residing in Cameron, Centre, Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, Snyder, Tioga, or Union county. If the applicant does not live in one of these counties, the assigned state vehicle must be parked in one of these counties, and the workday will start at 8:00 AM at the location of the assigned state vehicle.
  • This position will have occasional meetings at 2301 N Cameron St. Harrisburg, PA 17110.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience & Training Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in forest technology; or
  • Completion of equivalent formal education in forestry.
  • Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within 3 months of graduating with a qualifying degree.

Other Requirements

  • This position requires possession of a valid PA non-commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent.
  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than deserved. you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Posted March 26th 2024

Lead Sawyer

Titusville, PA | Alderfer Lumber Co, Inc

Alderfer Lumber Co, Inc

5532 Flint Valley Road | Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853
Job Type: Full-time | Pay: $15.00 - $23.00 per hour | Expected hours: No less than 40 per week

If you have a passion for woodworking, enjoy working with your hands, and have the skills required for this position, we encourage you to apply. Join our team of dedicated professionals and contribute to the creation of high-quality products.


Contact: Levi Neimond

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Lead Sawyer

Alderfer Lumber Company is a 25+ year old specialty lumber company in Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. We have an excellent reputation for premiere dimensional lumber and live edge slabs that are sold all over the United States. We support the makers by supplying high end lumber for furniture makers, baseball bat manufacturers, chair artisans, professional guitars, cabinetry, and more.

We're looking for an experienced Sawyer to join our team; as a Sawyer, you will be responsible for cutting and shaping various materials to precise specifications. This is a hands-on role that requires attention to detail and the ability to operate a variety of tools and equipment.

The benefits package includes 401(k), dental insurance, employee discount, health insurance, on-the-job training, opportunities for advancement, paid time off, and vision insurance.

Duties:

  • Manage daily operations pertaining to sawing timber
  • Fabricate and shape materials according to project specifications
  • Operate saws and other various hand tools safely and without error
  • Use hand tools and power tools to trim, shape, and finish materials
  • Measure and inspect materials using calipers and other measuring instruments
  • Collaborate with carpenters and other team members to ensure accurate cuts and dimensions
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Perform preventative maintenance and breakdown repair(s) when necessary

Requirements:

  • Sawing: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Previous experience as a Lead Sawyer or similar role preferred
  • Proficient in using hand tools, power tools, and related machinery
  • Knowledge of millwork and carpentry techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of wood species and lumber grading techniques
  • Strong attention to detail and precision in workmanship
  • Forklift certification and/or CDL B license are desired, not required

Posted March 26th 2024

Full-Time Land Management Staff

Titusville, PA | FORECON, Inc.

FORECON, Inc.

45603 State Rte 27 | Titusville, PA 16354

To apply, please email your resume to the address below, and include “PA Staff Forester” in your subject line: careers@foreconinc.com

FORECON, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary full-service consulting forestry firm operating out of five (5) offices throughout NY, PA and WV. Our corporate headquarters is located in Falconer, NY. Our clients include institutional investors, TIMOs, private, industrial and municipal forest landowners. Please visit our website: http://www.foreconinc.com.


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Full-Time Land Management Staff

FORECON, Inc. has immediate openings for several highly motivated, full-time Staff Foresters to assist the Director of Land Management and Account Managers in supervising and implementing forest management activities in our Land Management sector. Positions will report to our Titusville, PA office and work throughout northwestern PA.

Principal Duties Include:

  • Oversee and manage +/- 20,000 acres of institutionally owned Northern Hardwood timberlands.
  • Primarily responsible for layout and design of inventory and silvicultural projects.
  • Will lead and be responsible for inventory projects as assigned in a large group format.
  • Layout, design and write management plans and operating budgets.
  • Implement silvicultural prescriptions.
  • Mark thinnings, harvests, timber stand improvements or client acreage.
  • Process inventory data as needed.
  • Act as liaison to Municipal and not-for-profit groups and associations (public speaking required).
  • Ensure FSC and/or SFI compliance and documentation.
  • Timber Sale Administration duties.
  • Monitor timber sales periodically for contract compliance.
  • Prepare permits for timber harvest plans as needed.
  • Assist the various FORECON divisions as needed.
  • Conduct inventory audits and quality control inspections.
  • Responsible for quality assurance/quality control of technical and professional work.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable environmental and other applicable regulations.
  • Communicate results and expectations with Project Supervisor.
  • Meet with existing and potential clients to seek new work.
  • Make on-site decisions on how to accomplish project goals given adverse or unexpected conditions.
  • Submit accurate Time Sheets in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Exercise good personal hygiene.
  • Courteous and friendly with fellow workers and clients.
  • Cooperate and work effectively with fellow employees.
  • Respect confidentiality of information.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Principal Requirements include:

A “Task and Duty Guide” for this position is available upon request. Pay and benefits are commensurate with skills and experience. Entrepreneurial spirit, solid communication skills, strong work ethic, and dedication to meet company and client needs are essential. Bachelor’s degree in Forestry/Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences or Biology is required.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or Resources Management, Conservation or Forest Ecology concentration.
  • Three (3) + years of practical field experience preferred.
  • Society of American Foresters Certified Forester (CF) or Association of Consulting Foresters (ACF) accreditation preferred, but not required.
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) training certification and knowledge of standards and practices preferred.
  • Must be competent in forest mensuration techniques including point sample, plot and 100% inventory methods.
  • Must be knowledgeable of silvicultural forest management practices, both even-aged and un-evenaged.
  • Must be able to work alone and with large groups.
  • Must have full mobility and use of arms, legs, hands and fingers to perform work outdoors in all types of weather and terrain.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift/carry items/equipment weighing 40 lbs. or less.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and oral in English.
  • Knowledge of computer programs such as Excel, Word and Access and the ability to use forestry data processing programs is required.
  • Ability and willingness to work out of town as assigned for 1-2 week time periods.

Posted March 12th 2024

FULL-TIME DOMESTIC SALESPERSON

Kreamer, PA | Bingaman & Son Lumber

Bingaman & Son Lumber

1195 Creek Mountain Rd | Kreamer, PA
Main Contact: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources

We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc. For consideration please send your resume & Employment Application to: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at abowersox@bingamanlumber.com


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FULL-TIME DOMESTIC SALESPERSON

Bingaman & Son Lumber is seeking a full-time Domestic Salesperson covering the southeast region of the United States. The sales position will work with our Domestic Sales staff to sell our products, which include kiln dried lumber, strips and dimension. Must be able to travel to customers, trade shows and other activities necessary to develop and support our customer base. Candidate must possess knowledge of NHLA hard wood lumber grading rules and be able to communicate via social media. This individual will also need to adhere to the company’s Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Leadership Competencies and Core Values.

Posted March 12th 2024

LOG BUYER

Nicktown, PA | WBL Hardwoods Sawmill (Bingaman & Son Lumber)

Bingaman & Son Lumber | WBL Hardwoods Sawmill

871 Alverda Rd | Nicktown, PA
Main Contact: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources

We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc. For consideration please send your resume & Employment Application to: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at abowersox@bingamanlumber.com


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LOG BUYER

Join our team at Bingaman & Son Lumber! We have an exciting opportunity available at our WBL Hardwoods Sawmill located at 871 Alverda Rd in Nicktown, PA. We're currently seeking a skilled Log Buyer who will be responsible for sourcing sawlogs and veneer logs to meet our company's standards and grade. This role involves handling the resale of purchased logs as well as logs from timber jobs. The ideal candidate will possess either an associate's degree in Forestry or a similar field, or have at least two years of relevant work experience. A valid PA Driver's License is required for this position. Successful candidates will not only meet the minimum job requirements but will also align with Bingaman & Son Lumber, Inc.'s Vision Statement, Leadership Competencies, and Core Values.

Posted March 12th 2024

full-time Forester Technician

St Marys, PA | St. Marys Lumber (Bingaman & Son Lumber)

Bingaman & Son Lumber | St. Marys Lumber

135 Aviation Way | St Marys, PA
Main Contact: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources

We offer competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the area – health insurance, 401K, ESOP, vacation, etc. For consideration please send your resume & Employment Application to: Aimee Bowersox, Director of Human Resources at abowersox@bingamanlumber.com


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full-time Forester Technician

Join our team at St. Marys Lumber Company! We're currently looking for a full-time Forester Technician to join our team at 135 Aviation Way, St Marys, PA 15857. As a Forester Technician, your responsibilities will include ensuring accurate timber cruise numbers, managing timber harvest logistics, and providing support to procurement foresters in road bonding and permitting processes. Proficiency in species identification and log grading rules is essential for this role. Ideally, candidates will have an Associate's Degree in Forestry, and a valid PA license is required.

Posted March 5th 2024

Director of Wood Reuse

Pittsburgh, PA | Landforce

Landforce

201 N. Braddock Ave. #230 | Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Contact: Ilyssa Manspeizer, Ph.D., Executive Director

All interested persons can apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Ilyssa Manspeizer, Ph.D., Executive Director, at hiring@landforcepgh.org. Please write “Director of Wood Reuse” in the email subject line. This position will remain open until filled.


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Director of Wood Reuse

Director of Wood Reuse | Salary: $70,000 | Reports to: Executive Director | Position Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Permanent | Location: In-person at our office at 201 N. Braddock Ave, #230 Pittsburgh, PA 15208

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for establishing and running Landforce’s urban woody biomass campus, including saw mill, drying center, biochar production, etc. Initially the position will be focused upon working closely with the Executive Director to purchase equipment, identify and establish a wood reuse site, build relationships with arborists, municipalities, and lumber market partners, establish safe operational procedures, and create a wood reuse curriculum for workforce development participants. The Director of Wood Reuse (DWR) will also work collaboratively with a consultant team of technical assistants and other senior Landforce staff. Ultimately the DWR will assume responsibility for directing the program, running a self-sustaining business, hiring and supervising the Yard Operations Manager, and incorporating our workforce development participants into wood reuse operations. We are interested in hiring someone who has considerable experience with wood reuse and who also has a sensitivity towards the crew members we hire and the skills and experiences they bring with them.


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance (Currently paid 100% by Landforce)
  • Dental Insurance (Currently paid 100% by Landforce)
  • Vision Insurance (Currently paid 100% by Landforce)
  • 19 days paid time off (with increases at 2 & 5 years)
  • 12 paid company holidays plus the office is closed for a paid Winter Holiday between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Quarterly self care days off
  • Retirement plan with 3% match plus incentive up to 4.5%
  • Clothing stipend
  • Self-care stipend
  • Parental Leave

RESPONSIBILITIES: Directing the functioning program (post-establishment)

  • Assist the Executive Director in identifying and gaining site control over an appropriate saw mill location.
  • Work with consultants to create a site plan for the build-out of the campus (i.e. sort yard, milling, drying center, biochar production area) and establish an operations plan, including an equipment procurement and facility staffing roadmap, as needed, purchasing all necessary equipment including saw mill, kiln, skidsteer, shed, etc.
  • Assist the Executive Director, Director of Strategic Partnerships, and consultants in raising any outstanding funding needed to purchase remaining equipment, secure & develop site, and hire knowledgeable staff.
  • Along with our Director of Strategic Partnerships & Executive Director, build relationships with arborist companies, local municipalities, utility companies, etc. to create a flow of trees into the saw mill.
  • Along with our consultants build a network of potential wood buyers at various grades.
  • Along with our consultant team, establish appropriate metrics to measure our business success and environmental impact.
  • Be a consistent role model for the development of professional level Landforce crews and leaders, stressing safety, high standards of behavior, quality results, and enthusiasm for the work, our partners, and the neighborhoods in which our crews live and work.
  • Work with the Executive Director, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Communications Manager to create a communications identity and plan, including website, logo, and all social media accounts.
  • Ultimately, alongside the Executive Director, hire and supervise Yard Operations Manager who will oversee day to day operations of the saw mill.
  • Ensure that Landforce crews, Site Supervisors, and Program Managers have the necessary professional level skills to successfully and safely fulfill contracts by creating a curriculum and ensuring it is taught at a high standard.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Establishing the Urban Woody Biomass Campus

  • Maintain and build relationships with suppliers and buyers.
  • Ensure all staff, including Crew Members, know and practice safe tool use, prioritize safe worksites, and establish safe processes by developing policy, teaching appropriate skills (or ensuring they are taught), and ensuring policies are compliant with MUW, OSHA, and other standards and regulations that are practiced universally.
  • Provide daily support to managers in ensuring quality and budget performance, monitoring budget and operating metrics, and working with the wood reuse team to diagnose and improve processes, procedures, and performance as necessary.
  • Execute the strategic program & capital budget, ensuring effective use of the budget through asset allocation and participating in Profit & Loss meetings to ensure effective deployment of funds.
  • Supervise the Yard Operations Manager and support their role in developing optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs as well as mentoring, supervising, and evaluating Crew Members.
  • Work closely with the Workforce Development team to ensure the wood reuse business engages in healing-centered practices and does not retraumatize our participants.
  • Assist Director of Workforce Development and Director of Strategic Partnerships to build employer partnerships for our participants to transition to when leaving Landforce.
  • Ensure thorough root cause investigations of all injuries and incidents, following-up with consistent discipline and re-training.
  • Manage all wood reuse invoices and payments in cooperation with our Director of Operations.
  • Help Executive Director build, create, fund, and monitor annual budget, including grant writing and reporting on wood reuse needs.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled crew, staff, and Director-level meetings.
  • Supervise the completion of all necessary Landforce paperwork and documents.
  • Adhere to organization policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
  • Perform other assigned duties as required for the success of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of 5 to 7 years working in the wood reuse / saw mill industry, with experience in leadership positions, business management, and partnership development. Must be open to working with people from a diversity of backgrounds, including people returning from incarceration, with substance use disorders, or who have mental health diagnoses. Understanding of lumber grades desired.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk on uneven, rough and steep terrain as well as paved and unpaved trails, use hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools, or control, and operate foot controls on equipment. The employee is frequently required to stand and occasionally sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. This position requires an ability to navigate stairs. The employee must be able to carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. The employee may frequently be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions including extreme cold, extreme heat, and humidity, as well as wet and slippery conditions. While outside, the employee may be exposed to direct sunlight, dust, pollen, and equipment exhaust fumes. Daily duties may require the employee to hike for 1-3 miles on average and occasionally utilize climbing equipment to access work sites. The employee may travel to locations in the service area as well as other locations in and out of the City of Pittsburgh. The individual will also have close contact with a computer screen. Weekend and evening hours may be required to attend board meetings, community forums, special events, and to meet specific deadlines.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Landforce is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Posted Feb 12th 2024

Work Readiness Manager

Pittsburgh, PA | Landforce

Landforce

201 N. Braddock Ave. #230 | Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Contact: Jasimine Cooper | 412-727-6936

All interested persons can apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Jasimine Cooper, Director of Workforce Development at hiring@landforcepgh.org. Please write “Work Readiness Manager” in the email subject line. This position will remain open until filled.


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Work Readiness Manager

Work Readiness Manager Reports to: Director of Workforce Development
Position Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt,
Permanent Location: In-person at our office at 201 N. Braddock Ave, #230 Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Salary: $50,000


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help Crew Members identify strengths and needs, set goals, track progress, write resumes, prepare for interviews, and connect with support services.
  • Support Crew Members' mental health needs and provide tools for trauma.
  • Build relationships with social services for smooth referrals.
  • Assist in hiring Crew Members.
  • Meet regularly with Crew Members to monitor progress.
  • Evaluate Crew Members' work performance and provide feedback.
  • Coordinate with probation officers, case managers, etc.
  • Create a supportive environment and set high expectations.
  • Connect Crew Members with long-term opportunities.
  • Help with workforce readiness sessions.
  • Support Site Supervisors in addressing job-related issues.
  • Participate in hands-on work to build relationships.
  • Meet with Workforce Development Director to discuss progress.
  • Keep records up to date.
  • Attend team meetings.
  • Provide check-ins and support for former Crew Members.
  • Assist Crew Members in transitioning to the alumni network.
  • Adhere to organization policies and ethics.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of workforce development or case management experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field plus 2 to 3 years of workforce development or case management experience; OR
  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred with Master’s level internship and/or 1 year of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling practices with high-risk populations.
  • Deep understanding and experience with mental health, trauma impact, connecting to mental health resources, and healing-focused engagement.
  • Experience handling crisis situations.
  • Passion for justice, equity, and the Pittsburgh region's people.
  • Strong documentation, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build trust and rapport to motivate others.
  • Capability to work independently with focus, task-oriented, non-judgmental, patient, and open-minded, with clear boundaries.
  • Respect for confidentiality based on professional ethics.
  • Comfort working with culturally diverse populations with sensitivity and competence.
  • Willingness to lead and collaborate within a team.
  • Excellent record-keeping abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Travel to worksites primarily in and around Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
  • Meetings with crew members often occur at worksites, such as woods, vacant lots, construction sites, and urban farms.
  • Case management meetings may involve carrying equipment like chairs, a laptop, and a hotspot down trails.
  • Close contact with a computer screen is expected.
  • Weekend and evening availability for meetings, events, and deadlines.
  • Landforce tries to minimize engagements outside of regular business hours.
  • Physical ability to navigate various terrains, handle tools, operate equipment, and lift items up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to environmental conditions like extreme temperatures, humidity, slippery surfaces, sunlight, dust, pollen, insects, and exhaust fumes.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance fully covered by Landforce.
  • 12 paid company holidays plus a paid Winter Holiday between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • 19 days of paid time off with increases at 2 and 5 years.
  • Quarterly self-care days off.
  • Retirement plan with a 3% match and incentive up to 4%.
  • Clothing stipend.
  • Self-care stipend.
  • Parental leave.

ABOUT LANDFORCE

Landforce is committed to building a just world, where everyone belongs, lives in a healthy environment, and surpasses their greatest dreams. We nourish a culture of self-empowerment for people aspiring towards meaningful and stable employment, as we protect and improve the environment. At Landforce, we combine workforce development and environmental stewardship to help restore and maintain land and green space and help individuals get back to work. By providing professionally skilled crews who can assist in environmental management we are able to construct, maintain and rehabilitate trails, vacant lots, green stormwater infrastructure, and natural habitats. At the same time, we support our Crew Members’ passion to become strong employees for Landforce and future employers through training, career coaching, and other supports. This meaningful short term employment builds skills and confidence for individuals that have historically been excluded from the workforce. Over the last eight years we have hired 147 people and contributed 61,156 hours of environmental stewardship to our region. Our crew members have participated in 23,533 hours of training and 2,334 hours of case management. In a typical year, 83% of crew members complete their training with us, 71% of those who successfully enter the work phase complete their tenure with us, and 73% of our finishers go on to other employment within 2 weeks of completing our season. In 2023, 93% of our finishers showed an increase in job readiness during their tenure with us. In our most recent data (2020), 100% of respondents are still working 12 months after leaving Landforce. The average wage for our most recent cohort is $19.42/hour. We understand that creating a just and equitable world begins with intentionally establishing an organizational culture that respects people in our fullest diversity. We believe that everyone brings pre-existing skills and experience to the table, that we all can learn from each other, and that if we fully embody these beliefs, we can lead the way to create a brighter tomorrow for people and the planet.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Landforce is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. POSITION DESCRIPTION Landforce is growing and is excited about the opportunities this creates for the team and our work and future. In 2024 we will nearly double the number of Crew Members who join Landforce, and have identified a second Work Readiness Manager as an essential component of our success. The Landforce Work Readiness Manager will work closely with Landforce Crew Members to assess their current career skills, interests, and aptitudes. They will assist Crew Members to set career path goals, including future training or employment. In addition, the Work Readiness Manager will work with Crew Members to identify employment barriers, including unmet mental health needs, connecting individuals to available social/supportive services, and ensuring they reach significant career development milestones on their way to achieving their goals. The WRM will work closely with the Director of Workforce Development and our current WRM, and may be called upon to assist in training sessions and building employer, recruitment, and social service partnerships. The WRM will help build a culture focused on healing-centered engagement. We are seeking an energetic, collaborative, people-person that brings deep knowledge of community resources and counseling/casework practices with high-risk populations, including mental health treatment and the impact of trauma. We encourage people with a demonstrated passion for justice and equity to apply, and are interested in learning about your experience using asset-based communication and a focus on turning trauma-informed-care into healing-centered engagement. We look forward to welcoming a new member of our team who is eager to share their skills, who cares deeply about our dual mission, and is willing to learn alongside us as we continue to work together to build a just world for people and the planet.

Posted Feb 7th 2024

Susan Swanson Memorial Internship Opportunity – Summer 2024

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2024

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2024

Candidate will have the choice of weekly stipend of $14-$16 per hour, depending on relevant qualifications OR a scholarship award at the end of the 8-week program that may be eligible for a PHEAA match. Daily travel and work-related expenses reimbursed.


For more information, contact the AHUG office at (814) 837-8550 or ashields@ahug.com


AHUG seeks to provide an internship opportunity for a 10-week program in 2024 (May 20 – July 26).

The selected candidate will operate from the central hub of the AHUG office in Kane, PA, working on a statewide environmental education project and a landscape invasive species project, while also spending time in the field networking and performing duties alongside assigned mentors (to be selected from AHUG partners in forestry, land management, logging/harvest operations, sawmilling, secondary and by-products manufacturing, economic development, promotion, state government and industry advocacy).

The goal of the Susan Swanson Memorial Internship is to develop the future leaders and entrepreneurs of the Pennsylvania forest and wood products industry by providing an immersive experience into the dynamics of the region’s natural resource and hardwood industry sectors, and the efforts to provide advocacy, promotion, education and economic development services in support of its continued growth.

Eligibility:

  • Candidate must be a current PA resident enrolled in a post-secondary education program involving forestry; wood/forest products; ecosystem, natural resource, habitat or environmental management; environmental law, public policy or other associated discipline.
  • Candidate must have completed at least 1 year of a 2-year or 4-year program of study (sophomore - graduate).
  • Candidate must possess a valid PA driver’s license and have reliable transportation.
  • Candidate must be willing to work outside in inclement weather conditions.

About AHUG

The Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG) is a non-profit forest industry association, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and private industry, committed to promoting the long-term economic growth and development of the forest and wood products industry of Northwest and North Central PA. In accomplishing our mission, AHUG’s efforts are focused on promotion of the industry and its products; encouraging sustainable, science-based management of our region’s natural resource assets; providing industry representation, outreach and training; providing career awareness and public education programming; and providing support for hardwood research and development.

About Susan Swanson

Susan Swanson was a lifelong resident of the McKean County, PA and was involved in Pennsylvania’s hardwood industry for over 40 years. She began her career by providing administrative support to her husband’s logging business, then moving to AHUG as an Administrative Assistant before taking over as the Executive Director in 1997. Under Susan’s leadership, AHUG fostered a reputation for being the “go-to” organization in the Allegheny region on issues involving the hardwood industry, partnering with other agencies and organizations to tackle topics ranging from natural resource access to workforce and economic development. She forged strong working relationships on the local, state and national level that helped to save jobs and bolster the economic prosperity of the Allegheny region hardwood industry. Susan was as comfortable talking politics in Washington DC as she was spending a day in the woods with school students.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

General Labor

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Experience


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift Available (4-Day Work Week)

We are seeking General Labors

The General Labor must be highly flexible individuals and possess solid interpersonal skills allowing them to work effectively in a diverse, team, working environment. You will work in our manufacturing operations with other employees focusing on workplace efficiency and product quality, while maintaining a clean and environmentally safe work area through the implementation of 5S procedures. A knowledge of machinery and maintenance, plus an understanding of optimization and quality guidelines is a plus. Through a dedication to continuous improvements with special emphasis on safety, quality, environment, production, and cost, you will be an essential member of the Weaber, Inc. Team.

Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • 4 - Day Work Week
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) with 4% match
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • $250 Sign on Bonus
  • $350 Referral Bonus
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • FREE shuttle bus from Lebanon to our site locations
  • Monthly bonus eligibility
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships and advancement

Who We Are and What We Do?

Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation's leading hardwood manufactures. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It is this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

Requirements:

  • Previous general labor or manufacturing experience preferred
  • 18 years of age

If you are passionate about the work you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 ext. 290.

Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

CDL CLASS A DRIVER

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Experience


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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CDL Truck Driver Class A - Lebanon, PA

We are seeking Over-The-Road CDL Class - A Truck Drivers.

Weaber is hiring truck drivers, experienced and beginners! Start immediately on a rewarding career in the Hardwood Lumber Industry with a local company that has been around for 80 years.

Truck drivers are always in demand, now more than ever. The economy and our daily operations heavily rely on them. Experienced drivers looking to make a change from being on the road all the time will be put to work right away with scheduled runs that bring them back home 3 nights out of a 5 day work week.

Whether you are a seasoned driver wanting to shift gears or you’ve always loved the idea of driving a big truck and experiencing the freedom of being on the road, apply with us. Here’s what we are offering:

CDL A Tuition Sponsored Training for those who do not have their CDL license. Weaber will provide either upfront payment to a Weaber preferred driving school OR tuition reimbursement after completion.

Family / work balance - Be home 3 nights a week out of a 5 day work week.

Stability - Year-round employment

Consistency - Paid weekly with monthly bonus eligibility

Benefits - Group Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and 401K Plan with Company Contribution

Satisfaction - Build relationships with customers and know they are counting on you every day

Pride - You will be transporting materials used in thousands of homes nationwide

Call our the Weaber Career Center today at (717) 867-4694 ext. 290 or apply online using our website’s Job Portal at www.Weaber.com.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL & CONTROLS SUPERVISOR

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

$30 - $40 per hr.


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL & CONTROLS SUPERVISOR

DESCRIPTION

The Industrial Electrical and Controls Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on Industrial electrical equipment and systems. We are seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician with plc programming experience to undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining our electrical infrastructure.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities

  • Ability to do both mechanical and electrical maintenance work, including some ladder logic programming.
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC's and work on VFD’s.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Demonstrate the initiative to investigate and offer improvements to our plant operation.
  • Direct and train others to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring and equipment. Be able to provide expert knowledge and guidance to other employees in your field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Must be familiar with low to high voltage (480-volt 3 Phase) and be comfortable doing diagnostic and troubleshooting on this type of system.
  • Must be familiar with industrial electrical control devices (photo eye, proximity sensor, limit switch).
  • Must be familiar with basic Pneumatic valves and controls.
  • Familiarity with hydraulic servo motion and hydraulic motion control is a plus.
  • Familiarity with OSHA safety standards and regulations.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, electrical schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Install, examine, replace, or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures, and other electrical components.
  • Maintain, repair, install, and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators, reactors, electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries, and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records.
  • Diagnose and correct PLC programming problems to minimize downtime.
  • Diagnose, repair, and/or replace electrical components of machines including but not limited to motors, relays, overloads, cables, switches, sensors, and variable speed drives.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs., twist and turn, kneel, and stand for long periods of time, climb a ladder, and work overhead as required.

Education Requirements

  • A graduate with an A.A.S degree or Certificate from an accredited electrical trade school program and successfully pass job-related skill assessment tests.
  • 4 Years prior experience in an industrial or equivalent setting.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Advanced Electrical Training or prior experience in PLC control systems - Preferred.

Other

  • Total compensation package includes Group Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, potential for a sign-on bonus, and a 401K Plan with Company Contribution.
  • Must be available, upon hiring, to work any shift as assigned. Shifts will be awarded based on the needs of the business unit.
  • Overtime available as scheduled.
Posted Dec 1st 2023

Millwright Mechanics

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Not Listed


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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Millwright Mechanics

DESCRIPTION

The Millwright Mechanic works on industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, and components, including mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, cooling and exhaust systems, and pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, presses, generators, and pneumatic and hydraulic controls.

Who We Are and What We Do? Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading hardwood manufacturers. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It is this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

If you are passionate about the work, you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at www.Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 Ext. 290. Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • 401(k) with 4% match.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Paid vacations and holidays.
  • $250 Sign-on Bonus.
  • $350 Referral Bonus.
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
  • FREE shuttle bus from Lebanon to our site locations.
  • Monthly bonus eligibility.
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships, and advancement.

Skills, Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install, inspect, adjust, and repair equipment while following safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures for the facility.
  • You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety while performing your duties.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Preferred).
  • Mechanical Knowledge: 2 years (Preferred).
Posted Dec 1st 2023

DIESEL MECHANIC, 1ST OR 3RD SHIFT

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

No Listed


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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Diesel Mechanic

DESCRIPTION

Weaber is seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic for 1st or 3rd shift in their Hardwood Lumber Mill. The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for performing periodic maintenance, repair, replacement and troubleshooting on various models of forklift equipment. Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading hardwood manufactures. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It's this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

If you are passionate about the work you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 ext. 290. Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Skills, Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose most forklift equipment components
  • Perform engine tune-ups on most makes of equipment without supervision
  • Perform proper PM's in a timely manner
  • Be able to troubleshoot and diagnose on forklifts
  • Perform and maintain proper battery maintenance on forklift equipment
  • Properly identify and order all necessary replacement parts
  • Account for all parts, materials, tools, and consumables used as required
  • Ability to understand service manuals, interpret schematics, and use diagnostic instruments

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Mechanical Tools
  • Verbal Communication
  • Motivated and Disciplined
  • Fleet Management
  • Technical Understanding/Critical Thinking
  • Documentation Skills
  • Inventory Control
  • State Inspection License
  • CDL License
  • Electrical Background
  • Air Brake knowledge
  • Familiar with Manual Transmission and Diesel Engines
  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Maintain Vehicle Records by noting services and repairs.
  • Prior experience of all-around repair, have worked with diesel forklifts, and fleet experience is a plus.

Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • 401(k) with 4% match.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Paid vacations and holidays.
  • $250 Sign-on Bonus.
  • $350 Referral Bonus.
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
  • Monthly bonus eligibility.
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships, and advancement.
Posted Nov 30th 2023

Machine Operator

Picture Rocks, PA | Lewis Lumber Products

Lewis Lumber Products

30 South Main Street
Picture Rocks, PA 17110


SALARY

$16.50/ hr to start or higher with experience


MAIN CONTACT

Keith Atherholt
570-584-4460 Ext 111

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Machine Operator

DESCRIPTION

Description: Offering variety, stability and a teamwork environment producing high quality wood products. A machine operator will learn how to identify quality standards in lumber and ripped blanks, operate gang rip, chop computer optimized systems, planers, glue wheel, sanding and priming equipment. Mainly for the custom cabinet, furniture, and architectural millwork industries. Training to rotate and lead a three-person crew is available. Pay level- $18.00/hr to start- higher depending on experience. Lewis Lumber Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities/Principal Duties:

  • Operate both non-computer-controlled and CNC equipment as trained.
  • Discern quality and quantitative data instructions provided.
  • Communicate with coworkers at the workstation and in production.

Requirements:

  • High School graduation or GED equivalent.
  • On-the-job training (OTJ) included in all hired positions.
  • Any woodworking experience is helpful.
  • Reading instructions, writing, and data entry required.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and other measuring tools.
  • Good eyesight for quality differentiation.
  • Standing, walking, lifting 25-50 lbs.
  • Keyboard navigation for Excel and software data entry.
  • Mechanically inclined.

Additional Details:

  • Full Time - 40 hours, most weekends off.
  • 6:30 am - 3:00 PM Monday - Friday.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Vacation.
  • Personal Days.
  • Holidays.
  • 401K Retirement.

Posted Oct 18th 2023

LUMBER GRADER

Shirleysburg, PA | BRUMBAUGH LUMBER LLC

BRUMBAUGH
LUMBER LLC

16460 Croghan Pike
Shirleysburg, PA 17260
814-542-8880


SALARY

Negotiable


MAIN CONTACT

Corey Brumbaugh
814-542-8880

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LUMBER GRADER

DESCRIPTION

Working as an important member of our team, the Lumber Grader will evaluate & grade green lumber products based on NHLA Hardwood Lumber Grading Rules and Standards.

Posted Oct 17th 2023

LABORER

Tunkhannock, PA | BEAVER LOGGING

BEAVER LOGGING

233 Roosevelt Highway
Tunkhannock, PA


SALARY

Negotiable


MAIN CONTACT

Gerald Grimaud
570-836-0101

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LABORER

DESCRIPTION

Duties and responsibilities includes but not limited to...

  • Cutting firewood
  • Picking up & splitting various sizes of firewood
  • Stacking firewood and/or loading & unloading firewood
Posted Sept 5th 2023

SUPPLY PLANNING AND PURCHASING MANAGER

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Expereince


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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SUPPLY PLANNING AND PURCHASING MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Supply Planning and Purchasing Manager for our hardwood manufacturing operations. The supply planning and purchasing manager will manage all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing and pricing trends to identify forecast demand and minimize purchasing costs. Ensures that project / department milestones / goals are met by adhering to approved budgets. Manage all aspects of purchasing to support organizational operations efficiently and cost-effectively.

Manages all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Manage all aspects of purchasing to support organization operations efficiently and cost-effectively.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities

  • Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints.
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors.
  • Focused on continuous cost reductions (20% YOY) and Improved Payment Terms.
  • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity, and reliability.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors.
  • Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database.
  • Develop, negotiate, and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements.
  • Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality, and delivery performance.
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations.
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality, and delivery concerns.
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery, and supply of purchases.
  • Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors.
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements.
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders.
  • Review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives.
  • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs, and delivery performance.
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department.
  • Manage, develop, and motivate purchasing staff.
  • Direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, and be detail-oriented.
  • Handle additional assigned tasks proficiently.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.

Education & Expereince

  • 3-5 years progressive work-related experience in purchasing and procurement.
  • Core competences – Ethics and values, integrity and trust, results-driven, customer-focused, process management, and continuous improvement.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Experience in purchasing and procurement.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of all laws and regulations relating to procurement and contracts.
  • Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning, and MRP/ERP systems often required.
  • Financial acumen.
  • High competency level in MS Office applications.
Posted Sept 5th 2023

SAWMILL MANAGER

Troy, PA | CUMMINGS LUMBER COMPANY, INC.

CUMMINGS LUMBER COMPANY, INC.

21756 Route 14
Troy, PA
570 297-477


SALARY

Competitive Wage


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Cassy Dygert
570 297-4771

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SAWMILL MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

Cummings Lumber Company is currently seeking an experienced Sawmill Manager for its sawmill and kiln operations to strategically plan, organize, coordinate, manage, and evaluate the work activities and resources necessary for a successful operation. Located in Troy PA, Cummings Lumber Company has successfully operated since 1929 producing quality hardwood products with exceptional service.The Mill manager will lead in accordance with safety, quality, grade recovery, cost and quantity specifications while striving to continuously improve in all aspects of Mill performance.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, organizes, controls, and directs all production related activities to ensure that standards of safety and quality are consistently met in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitors production tracking system, quality control, and performance indicators and develops new methods to increase overall production.
  • Monitors scheduled equipment maintenance and inspects machinery and equipment regularly to decrease and eliminate downtime.
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates all production employees as well as resolves personnel issues. Performs written employee reviews yearly at the employee’s anniversary date.
  • Provides direction, development, and training for production employees while encouraging safety and positive morale among the workforce.
  • Monitors and maintains employee schedules to ensure adequate coverage to maximize production.
  • Establishes and maintains good communication and a strong relationship with all departments including sales, procurement, accounting, HR, and maintenance.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies. Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of previous experience in management, preferably in the Hardwood industry.
  • 4-year degree in Forestry or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of NHLA lumber grading rules.
  • Knowledge of sawmill technology, machinery, and equipment.
  • Proven business management and team leadership skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including listening, coaching, and training.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes with mechanical abilities, including a strong aptitude for root cause analysis and troubleshooting operational issues.
  • Planning, organizational, time management, and quick decision-making skills.
  • Ability to identify, develop, and implement new and creative solutions to solve complex problems.

BENEFITS

  • We offer a competitive wage and full benefit package (health, life, vision, 401k, vacation) to all eligible employees.
  • We require pre-employment drug screening.
  • Cummings Lumber Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, age, national origin, disability, medical condition, veteran status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.