[VERNON, BC] February 7, 2013–Tolko Industries Ltd. is pleased to have been selected by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) to participate in TheGreenestWorkforce.ca, a resource tool that provides information on the dynamic direction of the industry and career opportunities available across the country.
Eight lucky students across Canada will receive a paid Green Dream Internship that includes a four month paid summer placement at a leading forest products company, an iPad Mini and a chance to win $5000.
“Tolko Corporate office is one of the eight placement locations with a human resources internship position available,” said Heather Press, Tolko’s manager, recruitment and organizational development. “We look forward to working with FPAC through this process and finding a successful candidate. Our intern can expect to experience a strong tradition of excellence, a challenging work environment, and a commitment to continuous development.”
The Canadian forest products industry offers something for everyone and is committed to innovation. Canadian forest products companies will need to hire 60,000 or more, new workers by 2020. The industry needs millwrights, technicians, harvesters, scientists, engineers, electricians, office professionals and many more.
Interested in joining an exciting industry with great opportunities? For more information or to apply for one of the eight positions, visit TheGreenestWorkforce.ca.
To explore other Tolko career opportunities and become a part of our community, apply online today at www.tolko.com.
Tolko Industries Ltd. is a private, Canadian-owned forest products company based in Vernon, British Columbia with approximately 2,900 employees. Tolko is a major producer and marketer of lumber, veneer, plywood, oriented strand board, and kraft papers, with manufacturing operations across Western Canada. The Company’s Woodlands operations have received third-party certification of their sustainable forest management systems. Tolko is also a member of the Forest Products Association of Canada and a signatory to the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement.
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Maritza Reilly, Communications Coordinator
Tolko Industries Ltd.
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