Lead Sawyer Position

Wood From the Hood is growing and we are looking to add a Lead Sawyer to our team. Our Lead Sawyer position will be responsible for facilitating our day-to-day lumber production operations.  Responsibilities for this role will include operating a band sawmill / Lucas Slabbing mill, directing team members, maintaining safety protocols, grading and sorting lumber, prepping logs, maintaining log inventory, tracking lumber production, loading and unloading kilns.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Experience using both bandsaw and chainsaw mills.
  • Ability to safely operate forklifts and skid loaders
  • Working knowledge of lumber species, grading, and scaling.
  • Woodworking experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent problem-solving / time management skills
  • Positive attitude and takes feedback well
  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to lift 75+lbs.


Don’t have all the experience we are looking for, but still interested?  We might be too!

Most importantly we are looking for that perfect fit for our team.  We are searching for a team member that is internally motivated and not afraid to take initiative.  Someone that is inspired by our mission and loves working with wood as much as we do.  Someone that is looking for an opportunity to learn and grow as our business continues to grow.  That type of person we would be willing to train.

Hours:  Ideally, we would like to run 4 days a week 10-hour days.  As weather impacts our ability to saw some scheduling flexibility would be important.  (The occasional Saturday)

Hourly pay $18 -$27 depending on experience


If this sounds like you, please send your resume and a letter of interest to
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