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All available positions are listed below and are updated frequently.  Each position may have different requirements, so please read the listings carefully.  If no current openings are listed, please don’t get discouraged, we always accept applications in the office.


Open Positions


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  • E-mail application with resume and cover letter to joelle@herbertlumber.com
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  • We accept applications in the office if you prefer to print and bring in person


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Job Description

We are looking for candidates with a background in the sawmill industry.  Individuals with prior work experience are encouraged to apply, however we are willing train the right candidates on the job.  Candidates will be performing the following functions: removes wood from conveyor, stacks wood in designated area.  Physical requirements: heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting.  Cleanup duties will be part of the daily job functions at the sawmill.  Must be able to work in fast paced environment while maintaining safety.  Candidates need to have a good attendance record and able to work any shift.  Qualified individuals can apply in person or respond to this posting by emailing a resume and cover letter.


Job Summary

Verify and maintain records of outgoing shipments.  Prepare bill of lading to include lumber tallies, board footage, and all other required documentation.  Ensure accuracy of paperwork and customer orders as they are loaded and shipped out.  Communicate with loading operators on any changes or discrepancies needed prior to truck leaving the facility.  Review, input, and process work orders for the sawmill.  Generate weekly reports for production meetings.  Work together with shipping team to create an efficient and accurate department.  Provide excellent customer service on shipments and customer orders.  Assist with front desk operations and provide backup as needed.  Indoor office exposure, but not limited to distracting sounds and noise levels.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Short-term on-the-job training
  • Customer Service or shipping experience
  • Working knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems including Excel and Quickbooks,
  • Inventory Control and tracking experience

Other Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities

  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Mathematics: Using mathematics to solve problems.  Use formula to calculate board footage.  Creating formulas for spreadsheets to convert dimensions into fractions.
  • Reading Comprehension: Understanding shipping and sales terminology while understanding the fiber sizes and grades.
  • Communication: Talking to others to convey information effectively. This pertains to co-workers and customers.
  • Time Management: Managing one's own time to complete all tasks each day. Making sure specific tasks that involve others are not held up.
  • Team Work: Required to work with others within the department to ensure efficient and accurate shipments as well as maintaining effective processes.