Career Info & Jobs

It is our intent to offer helpful information and resources on the various types of jobs that exist within the wood manufacturing industries as well as refer the user to job directories and related sites. This page contains two categories: Career Resource websites, with tools to help you identify and plan your career path, and Job Listing websites, with available job postings. If you have a website that is appropriate for this section, contact us at education@awfs.org to have it added to the listings.

Career Resources

Career Zone
Geographical Area: NY, but useful to any
Users can explore different career options within six clusters including Engineering and Technology. Each career profile includes tasks, skills required and schools offering appropriate programs of study. (Profiles can be saved in a portfolio for later review.) careerzone.ny.gov


Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC) Careers in Wood
Geographical Area: Canada, but useful to any
This Canadian site offers descriptions and profiles of numerous job positions in wood manufacturing as well as a “career roadmap” to help candidates identify interest in the woodworking industry, educational programs for careers in the industry, and job postings within Canada.
careersinwood.ca


Woodwork Career Alliance
Geographical Area: North America
The Woodwork Career Alliance is an industry group responsible for the development of the Woodwork Manufacturing Skill Standards and it’s related Passport certification program, whereby individuals are assessed on various tool and machine skills to receive stamps in their Passport booklet.
woodworkcareer.org


Job Listings 

Association of Retail Environments (ARE) Retail Interiors Career Center
Geographical Area: U.S.
Candidates can post resumes and view and apply for job postings. Employers can find prospective employees.
http://www.retailenvironments.org/RETAILENVIRONMENTS/Networking/CareerCenter


Construction Recruiters Network
Geographical Area: U.S.
Has a job search board for construction jobs throughout the U.S. as well as a database of construction recruiters. Resources are free to job seekers; recruiters can contact the association for membership and listing information.
www.constructionrecruiters.com


Don Hall & Associates
Geographical Area: U.S.
A search and placement firm dealing exclusively with the millwork industry. The focus is on applicants with experience in millwork (doors, windows, mouldings, stairwork, cabinets, etc.) and related building materials. Employers pay a placement fee if candidate is hired; candidates pay no fee.
www.millworknetwork.com


Forest Resources Association (FRA) Job Notice Board
Geographical Area: U.S.
Site allows the user to search for jobs by category or by state. Users can also create a free account to save resume, review featured employers, save job listings for later viewing, and get notified of jobs that match search criteria. Employers can view and save resumes for free, or post job openings for a fee.
jobboard.forestresources.org


IMPACT Search and Placement
Geographical Area: U.S.
A national search and placement firm specializing in positions within the furniture, store fixture, cabinet, architectural millwork and related industries. Jobs recruited for include CNC, all engineering disciplines, manufacturing management, information technology, sales and more. No charge for candidate to submit a resume or use services.
www.impact-tqr.com


Management Recruiters of Salem Corner
Geographical Area: International
Recruiter for the wood products industry specializing in value-added products such as kitchen and bath cabinetry, windows and doors, architectural millwork, store fixtures, and furniture. A form can be completed online, and resumes e-mailed to the firm. Employers can submit job listings as well as see a full range of services for employers seeking candidates.
www.woodhunter.com


National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
Geographical Area: U.S. and Canada
Website offers NKBA members the ability to search jobs throughout North America by State/Province, Category, or Company Name, or a combination of these filters.
http://www.kitchenandbathcareercenter.com/jobs


Wisconsin TechConnect
Geographical Area: Wisconsin
Connects employers to students and graduates from the 16 Wisconsin Technical Colleges. Service is free to employers and candidates.
www.wisconsintechconnect.com


WoodJOBS.com Wood Industry Recruiters
Geographica Area: U.S.
Specializes in bringing together professional talent and career opportunities within the wood products and allied sectors. Services include permanent placement, contract staffing, and consulting. Candidates may search online job listing and post resume at no charge. Employers pay a fee only when a candidate is hired through the site.
www.woodjobs.com


Woodworking Network
Geographical Area: U.S.
Contains “Resources” section with “Job Board” listing positions available.
woodworkingnetwork.com


Companies that have jobs listed on their websites

Merritt Woodwork
Geographical Area: Cleveland, OH
Company is continuously seeking multiple positions including project manager, production finishers, and veneer specialists. Application is available on website.
www.merrittwoodwork.com


Weyerhaeuser
Geographical Area: several states throughout the U.S.
A free online service, candidates can use different criteria to search for jobs within the company, apply for jobs and create a profile to save job postings.
www.weyerhaeuser.com/Company/Careers/SearchForJobs


Career Technical Education

EDJOIN
Geographical Area: California
EDJOIN is a California online job search site which lists teaching positions, administrative jobs and support positions. No charge for candidates to search and apply for jobs.
www.edjoin.org


EdZapp
Geographical Area: U.S.
An online recruiting and hiring firm connecting qualified teachers, administrators and school staff with school districts. The mission is to promote better teachers in the classrooms, improve the “fit” of employees in school districts and reduce recruiting costs so more money goes to classrooms.
www.edzapp.com


SchoolSpring
Geographical Area: U.S.
A no-cost way for new and experienced educators to apply for teaching jobs. SchoolSpring.com finds and collects job postings from around the country, saving job seekers the time of searching dozens of state and related job web sites.
www.schoolspring.com


Teachers-Teachers
Geographical Area: U.S.
At Teachers-Teachers.com, schools with employment openings seek out educators. Candidate can post resume online at no cost to become instantly accessible to thousands of schools nationwide and gain access to a large database of open positions.
www.teachers-teachers.com


US REAP
Geographical Area: U.S.
A wesbite supported by over 900 Co-operating School Districts (CSD) with over 2,000 job postings for teaching and support positions. Applicants can search by geographical area, job type or both.
www.usreap.net

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