Who We Are

Founded in 1956, Tolko is a privately held, Canadian company under its third generation of family leadership. We employ over 3,500 employees at our 17 facilities located throughout BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Our history is rooted in the strong family values by which our founder Harold Thorlakson lived. At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe; they’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day.

Our Values:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Progressiveness
  • Integrity
  • Open Communication
  • Profit

Go Home Safe Everyday

We believe safety is everyone’s responsibility and are committed to getting our employees home safe every single day. At Tolko, our employees are our most valuable resource, and nothing is more important than their personal safety. We are proud to recognize and celebrate safety achievements at all levels within the organization and work hard to ensure safety remains a strong part of our culture. 

Care for Yourself and Your Family with Competitive Pay and Exceptional Benefits

As a family run business, Tolko understands family. We understand that family needs grow and change over time. Tolko offers a competitive salary, a flexible benefits package including industry leading extended health and dental coverage, pension plans, and the option to purchase an additional week’s vacation each year. As your family situation changes, you have the ability to change your benefit options to ensure you and your family are well taken care of.

Live Where you Work 

Avoid the commute and settle into the lifestyle our communities offer.

Whichever community you choose, there are a wide variety of activities just waiting to be enjoyed. Like to volunteer? Spend time outdoors? Many Tolko communities are known for excellent camping, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, and fishing to name only a few fantastic outdoor activities. Working at Tolko provides a great opportunity to experience all that your community has to offer.