Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer
Longhouse Forest Products is a value added lumber manufacturer operating in Pacific Coast Softwoods since 1985. Longhouse is Forest Stewardship Certified (FSC) and adheres strictly to sustainable forest practices. Longhouse does all facets of manufacturing at its six acre facility located in Parksville including: log breakdown; kiln drying; re-sawing: operating moulder/planers; pre-staining coatings; and fire treating. Longhouse serves and custom cuts for construction projects globally and has built an incredible international client base. All of our partner employees rotate through the manufacture process gaining skills in all facets of lumber manufacturing and become equal assets including the managers and owners. Longhouse recognizes team effort and profits are shared. We have provided year round since 1985!
What do you look for in a new employee and what advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?
If your passion is, or could be, value added lumber products with a forward thinking manufacturer then you should apply. Longhouse requires both skilled and experienced and entry-level staff. We are willing to train long-term, career minded, physically fit, reliable people.
How many employees do you have and do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
We have 9 employees full time at the moment and are looking for 4 to 6 more full time. We are also looking for a Truck Driver for deliveries with a Level A Crane ticket.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
Email Matt@longhousecedar.com Fax to 250-248-5887, Fax to 250-248-5886 or drop by 860 Sohier Road Parksville BC.