Castlegar Division

Castlegar, BC Canada

Operations

Castlegar, BC Canada

Located on the Columbia River in Castlegar, BC, is this 102-acre site, next to the Celgar pulp mill. Acquired in 2008 from Pope & Talbot, the Castlegar Division produces dimensional lumber. With a low-cost log transport system on Arrow Lake and shipping by truck and rail, Castlegar ships to markets within Canada, in the US, and offshore. 

The sawmill has undergone an extensive capital upgrade in 2015 and a significant planer capital rebuild project is scheduled for 2022.

Life in Castlegar

Castlegar is a rich and diverse town that is considered the “heart of the Kootenays.” Castlegar is also famously known as the “Sculpture Capital of Canada,” with statues and works of art all over the downtown core contributed by artists from the Kootenays and worldwide. Over 120 sculptures have been on display as part of the city’s annual Sculpture Walk. From breathtaking adventure to cultural exploration and family fun, Castlegar has it all!

Contact Information

Castlegar Division | Operations

Tel: (250) 365-4400
Fax: (604) 422-3252

2705 Arrow Lakes Drive, Castlegar, BC V1N 4H1, Canada

Available Jobs in Castlegar

Red Seal Millwright/Planerman Technician

September 22, 2022 | Operations

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Red Seal Millwright/Planerman Technician in Castlegar. Starting rate for this position is $46.08 per hour.*This position qualifies for our signing bonus program Preventive maintenance and repair of mill maintenance and kiln hot oil systems equipment.Install machinery and...

Red Seal Electrician

September 22, 2022 | Operations

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Red Seal Electrician in Castlegar, British Columbia. Starting rate for this position is $46.08 per hour. What You’ll DoWork in compliance with the NEC code and NFPA guidelines.Maintain and continue...

Accounting Assistant (12-Month Contract)

September 21, 2022 | Finance & Accounting

When you join our team as an Accounting Assistant, you will be responsible for processing accounts payable, various accounting tasks, as well as general administrative support. What You’ll DoPerform full scope of accounts payable – process vendor invoices and employee expenses, verify accuracy of transactions in compliance with...

General Labourer

September 16, 2022 | Operations

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a General Labourer in Castlegar. Starting rate for this position is $32.075 per hour.What You’ll DoSuccessful candidates will train in various areas of the mill. What You OfferHighly motivated...

Operations Intern

September 9, 2022 | Operations

When you join our team as an Operations Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn about the business world and gain valuable, hands-on experience in the manufacturing environment of a sawmill. We are looking for candidates who want to wear work boots, live in small communities, and lead people. Interfor provides practical, meaningful experiences working alongside the...

Red Seal Millwright - Part Time

September 1, 2022 | Operations

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a part-time Red Seal Millwright - Part Time in Castlegar. Starting rate for this position is $46.08 per hour.What You’ll DoPreventive maintenance and repair of saw and planer mill equipment.Breakdown repairs of saw and planer mill...

Scaling & Marine Supervisor

August 26, 2022 | Woodlands & Silviculture

When you join our team as a Scaling & Marine Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing our Upper Arrow Lakes scales, log yards, and marine activities and have a strong commitment to safety and environment. This role supports our Kootenay Woodlands team and will be based in Nakusp, BC. What You’ll DoSupervision of...

Spark Watch/ Weekend Casual General Labourer

August 16, 2022 | Operations

Interfor is seeking energetic and enthusiastic team players to join our team as a Spark Watch/ Weekend Casual General Labourer in Castlegar. Starting rate for this position is $32.07 per hour.What You’ll DoSuccessful candidates will train in various areas of the mill. Work in a safe and efficient manner while following all safety...

Future Opportunities (Castlegar)

April 28, 2021 | Operations

This is a future opportunities application. Applications received here will be reviewed when positions become available in the future. Applications submitted here will only be considered for Skilled Trades positions.Who We Are Interfor is a growth-oriented and safety focused lumber company with 4 sawmills in BC and a total of 17 mills across North America. We have an...