Employee Development Programs


At Interfor, we invest in our people because we know our best talent is home grown.

We provide meaningful opportunities for our employees to grow, prosper, and develop their skills under the guidance of experienced and skilled mentors. We focus on continuous improvement and the pursuit of excellence, which are our guiding principles when we build training and education programs for employees.

From the very beginning, Interfor gets you started right by providing a structured onboarding process that supports your training, expectations, and milestones. We track your progress to ensure you develop the skills and knowledge to be both safe and efficient in the mill.

Our Employee Development Programs establish a framework that lets you master your career; advance your knowledge, skills, and performance; earn better wages; and enjoy stable, long-term employment. 

Interfor’s Employee Development Programs

BCIT Wood Processing Program

This is a program for Interfor employees who want to be the leaders of tomorrow. It gives employees the opportunity to expand their knowledge of sawmill operations from log to finished board so that they have the technical knowledge to grow their manufacturing career with Interfor. Learn more

Maintenance Training

Interfor offers Millwright training programs for maintenance and production employees who are eager to earn while they learn and grow with our Company. Millwrights play a vital role in keeping our mills and equipment running efficiently – on time and on quality! Learn more 

LEAD-X Program Interfor’s Leadership

Leadership Excellence is a program for Interfor’s front-line leaders. Interfor has invested in this development program to provide all sawmill Superintendents & Supervisors with the necessary tools to be more effective at leading employees. Learn more