During the PA Timber Show, a Career and Employment Expo will be hosted to connect employers with job seekers.

Keystone Wood Products Assoc. contributor

Keystone Wood Products Assoc. contributor

  • To be featured Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for purpose of recruiting prospective employees and discussing career opportunities with attendees.
  • Many companies will be exhibiting at the show and offer career information in the Everett Cash Mutual Building (Main and 6th Street) for you to learn more about career opportunities in the forest products industry.
  • Meet with a representative from the Pennsylvania Hardwoods Development Council (HDC) to explore career possibilities. With over 63,000 individuals employed in the industry throughout Pennsylvania, the HDC recently spearheaded an interactive statewide resource that connects employers with employees. During the Timber Strong Career Expo, job seekers and employers alike can learn more about how to remain competitive by using the site: paforestcareers.com.

Company Registration for Career Expo

If you are a company interested in participating, please complete the Career and Employment Expo Application Form and submit it as soon as possible to take advantage of promotional opportunities.

Employment Expo booths are for the sole purpose of recruiting prospective employees and discussing career opportunities. Sales of products or solicitation for services is prohibited in the Employment Expo space. Exhibitors wishing to conduct such activities should register as a Timber Show exhibitor, which includes complimentary Employment Expo space. The Employment Expo space fee is $300 for non-exhibitors and the deadline for assignment is Friday, May 28, 2021. 

Partnership of Support for Building a Timber Strong Workforce

Promotional for the 2021 Timber Strong Career Fair Attendees

There are a wide range of well-paying career opportunities in lumber and wood products, including services and forest products industries. Companies are located in Center City Philadelphia to the rural towns of Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Employment opportunities range from large publicly traded corporations to small cutting-edge firms.

  • Career Transfer looking to expand your career, change jobs or relocate?
  • High School graduates interested in the various job opportunities in the industry to include business, sales, manufacturing, production, and administrative support.
  • College graduates in a variety of majors: forestry, information technology, business management & sales, shipping & logistics, forest resources and environmental management.
  • Trade School graduates in a variety of studies: skilled trades and technical support, forest harvesting, wood working, machine repair, and large equipment operators.
  • Certification Courses looking for more information on various courses available... PA Forest Careers, Penn State Extension, Sustainable Forestry Initiatives and National Hardwood Lumber Association Courses and others. 

Promotional Video to highlight the event and share!

~ contributed by National Hardwood Lumber Association.