Job Status: Filled

Head Sawyer - Sawmill (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd (

  Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

Skill Requirements:

Education: Completion of high school

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Not required

Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English

Work Setting: Sawmills

Specific Skills: Examine logs and rough lumber to decide best lumber cuts, Operate automated lumbermill equipment from control rooms or consoles, Saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes, Start conveyor system to move logs and lumber to and from saws, Monitor logs and lumber movement to ensure cuts are made according to specifications, Set up and adjust saw equipment, Replace blades or bands, Clean and lubricate sawmill equipment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Sitting, Standing for extended periods

Work Site Environment: Noisy, Dusty

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation, Valid driver's licence, Public transportation is not available

Essential Skills: Reading text, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others


Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $15.00 to $19.00 Hourly for 40 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible