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A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for General Laborers at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, BC!

About Us

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is an integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia.  Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.

Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies.  The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.

Apollo Forest Products, a part of Sinclar Group Forest Products since 1969, is a major employer in the community of Fort St. James, deriving significant benefit from a capable and committed workforce.  With its strong and secure fibre basket, the Apollo mill produces 150 million board feet of premium quality stud lumber annually.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

The Opportunity  – General Laborers

Shift rotation: (2 weeks on Days, 2 weeks on Afternoons)

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a keen appetite to grow their career in the forest manufacturing industry.

As part of the Apollo team, you will help us meet our production goals while building skills and gaining work experience in a dynamic work environment. You will consistently meet our high level of customer service expectations, as working for Apollo means you will work safely, adhering to our safety policies and procedures, while maintaining quality standards.

Key duties will include:

  • Heavy labour on rotating shifts (days + afternoons) or night shift
  • handling and processing logs and/or lumber, using manual labour, tools and machinery.
  • Safely manipulating and sorting lumber requiring bending, lifting, turning motions continually and Work safely at all times, following WorkSafeBC regulations, including the use of personal protective equipment
  • Work efficiently and productively
  • Clean-up duties


Ideal candidates will have mill, construction, or manufacturing experience, reliably follow instructions, have good mechanical aptitude, and be capable of heavy physical labour and strong hand-eye coordination. Given the location of our mill, applicants must provide their own transportation.

If you are enthusiastic about joining a company that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, apply today because we want you to join us.


In a community that offers affordable housing and an idyllic lifestyle for those who enjoy the great outdoors, Fort St. James is an energetic, active and diverse community that genuinely reflects the northern way of life.  The gateway to an abundance of trails, mountains and a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometers of central British Columbia, Fort St. James is known for opening its doors and showing its visitors and new residents the beauty of the north.

Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of Fort St. James here!

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please submit your resume with “General Laborers – Apollo” in the subject line to:

The salary rate for this position is $31.68 per hour.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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