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 Nation Agency 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 16, 2020

Dry Kiln/Boiler Trainee

Develop skills to operate dry kilns so lumber is dried to specific moisture content. Using moisture meter, measure moisture content of lumber prior to drying and periodically during drying to determine rate and percentage of moisture reduction. Follow all approved lockout and safe operating procedures. Able to meet minimum qualifications, good communication skills, able to solve issues quickly. Have good attendance and performance.  Position closes 11/27/2020


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.


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