Summer Student - General Labourer

Summer Student – General Labourer, Elk Lake,

When you join our team as a Summer Student – General Labourer, you will report to your supervisor and support the mill to run smoothly by ensuring everything has a place and that the yard and sawmill are clean. The position is based in Elk Lake Sawmill but the expectation is to go on request to the Gogama mill. The start date is flexible, but it is anticipated that you will work from May until the end of August 2022. Working in a sawmill, you’ll discover that they do more than transform forest products, they also transform our communities.

What You’ll Do

  • Attach lumber bundles for drying outdoors.
  • Rebuild and replenish packages of lumber and planed lumber overturned in the yard.
  • Clean the yard and other area of the plants.
  • Perform housekeeping indoor/outdoor.
  • Clean during work stoppages areas inaccessible during operations.
  • Perform other related duties.
  • Week schedule 4/3 or 5/2 and weekend work schedules: 40 paid hours.
  • Weekend working hours: 3 days: 36h paid 40.
  • Work Schedule: From Monday to Friday – 40 hours/ week.

What You Offer

  • To be of legal working age.
  • French is considered an asset.
  • Be available to work on day and/or night shifts as needed (variable schedule).
  • Team working skills.
  • Autonomy and initiative.
  • Punctuality.
  • Exercise vigilance and adhere to all health/safety policies.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package.

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.