Idaho Forest Group
  • 02-Jul-2018 to 31-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Chilco, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.


 Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking Forklift Operators to join our team in Athol, Idaho. This is a swing shift position.


Essential Functions

  • Follow key safety processes for the facility
  • Take away units from the planer, kilns, shipping
  • Place blocks on units where needed and stack units in the lumber yard
  • Help load dry kilns and help kiln operators where needed
  • Keep species and sorts separate in the lumber yard
  • Report problems with the units coming from the stacker
  • Record a daily checklist report for quality
  • Perform daily PM and housekeeping checklist on the forklift
  • Help with new hire training and cross training of existing employees
  • Clean work areas



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 18 years of age
  • Successfully pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous forklift experience

    Total Rewards

    We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

    Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care coverage, Flexible Spending accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness programs, Life and Disability protection, 401(k) benefits, PTO, Holiday pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

    Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-2912 or



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