Employment

Employment Opportunities

Yakama Forest Products requires a pre-employment drug screening for all positions and the minimum age to work is 18 years of age.

Applications are always accepted at YFP and will remain on file for six months.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to update their application as necessary. Please make sure to keep your contact number up to date, if your phone number changes please call the sawmill office to have your application updated.

Applications can be picked up and dropped off at the large sawmill office between 8am-5pm. Applications are available at the Yakama NationAgency Human Resources office. Application will need to be turned in at the large sawmill office

You can also download an application here:  YFP-Employment-Application.pdf

For questions regarding applications or directions to the mill
please call 509-874-3000

Job Openings


UPDATED November 13, 2018
Maintenance Superintendent – Open Until Filled
Perform administrative, supervisory and manual tasks to assure proper operation and maintenance of grounds, facility, electrical, mechanical, file room,, rolling stock and a wide variety of equipment in accordance with YFP polices; answer emergency calls as required, and be available to help repair breakdowns in the facilities at any time of day or night.
(1) RESOURCE WORKER – Open Until Filled
Knowledge of forest development practices including tree planting, pre-commercial thinning and other timber stand activities designed to promote or enhance the establishment and growth of the commercial forest.Knowledge of the Yakama Forest, road system, and the ability to understand basic forestry principles.Knowledge of forest tree species, insect and disease conditions or the ability to understand those conditions.

Ability to work under strenuous conditions performing manual labor.Must be physically and mentally capable and willing to endure extended periods or work under a wide variety of environmental conditions, be able to ascend and descend steep topography through rough forest terrain.

MILLWRIGHT – Open Until Filled

Installs machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings, using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools. Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN – Open Until Filled

There is an open position here for an Industrial Electrician, must be able to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical/electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.

Application and resume can be submitted to Yakama Forest Products c/o HR at:

PO Box 489
White Swan WA 98952
or fax to 509-874-2183

Full Job Descriptions can be requested at the Human Resource office located in the Large Saw Mill located at

251 Medicine Valley Road
White Swan WA 98952
or call 509-874-3000