Career Info & Jobs

Learn more about careers in the wood industry

It is our intent to offer helpful information and resources on the various types of jobs that exist within the wood manufacturing industries as well as refer the user to job directories and related sites. This page contains two categories: Career Resource websites, with tools to help you identify and plan your career path, and Job Listing websites, with available job postings. If you have a website that is appropriate for this section, contact us at to have it added to the listings.

Career Resources

Cue Career
Geographical area: North America
Search different industry sectors, find pages for different industry trade associations and video interviews of industry professionals.

Geographical Area: United States
As the world’s leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry, NKBA seeks to raise awareness about careers in designing, building and remodeling beautiful and functional kitchens and baths.
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Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC) Careers in Wood
Geographical Area: Canada, but useful to any
This Canadian site offers descriptions and profiles of numerous job positions in wood manufacturing as well as a “career roadmap” to help candidates identify interest in the woodworking industry, educational programs for careers in the industry, and job postings within Canada.

Woodwork Career Alliance
Geographical Area: North America
The Woodwork Career Alliance is an industry group responsible for the development of the Woodwork Manufacturing Skill Standards and it’s related Passport certification program, whereby individuals are assessed on various tool and machine skills to receive stamps in their Passport booklet.

Job Listings 

AWFS Job Board
Geographical Area: U.S.
Job board for members of the wood industry and those seeking jobs within the wood industry.
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Construction Recruiters Network
Geographical Area: U.S.
Has a job search board for construction jobs throughout the U.S. as well as a database of construction recruiters. Resources are free to job seekers; recruiters can contact the association for membership and listing information.


Forest Resources Association (FRA) Job Notice Board
Geographical Area: U.S.
Site allows the user to search for jobs by category or by state. Users can also create a free account to save resume, review featured employers, save job listings for later viewing, and get notified of jobs that match search criteria. Employers can view and save resumes for free, or post job openings for a fee.

IMPACT Search and Placement
Geographical Area: U.S.
A national search and placement firm specializing in positions within the furniture, store fixture, cabinet, architectural millwork and related industries. Jobs recruited for include CNC, all engineering disciplines, manufacturing management, information technology, sales and more. No charge for candidate to submit a resume or use services.

Management Recruiters of Salem Corner
Geographical Area: International
Recruiter for the wood products industry specializing in value-added products such as kitchen and bath cabinetry, windows and doors, architectural millwork, store fixtures, and furniture. A form can be completed online, and resumes e-mailed to the firm. Employers can submit job listings as well as see a full range of services for employers seeking candidates.

National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
Geographical Area: U.S. and Canada
Website offers NKBA members the ability to search jobs throughout North America by State/Province, Category, or Company Name, or a combination of these filters.

Wisconsin TechConnect
Geographical Area: Wisconsin
Connects employers to students and graduates from the 16 Wisconsin Technical Colleges. Service is free to employers and candidates. Wood Industry Recruiters
Geographical Area: U.S.
Specializes in bringing together professional talent and career opportunities within the wood products and allied sectors. Services include permanent placement, contract staffing, and consulting. Candidates may search online job listing and post resume at no charge. Employers pay a fee only when a candidate is hired through the site.

Woodworking Network
Geographical Area: U.S.
Contains “Resources” section with “Job Board” listing positions available.


Career Technical Education

Geographical Area: California
EDJOIN is a California online job search site which lists teaching positions, administrative jobs and support positions. No charge for candidates to search and apply for jobs.

Geographical Area: U.S.
A no-cost way for new and experienced educators to apply for teaching jobs. finds and collects job postings from around the country, saving job seekers the time of searching dozens of state and related job web sites.

K12 Job Spot
Geographical Area: U.S.
At K12 Job Spot, schools with employment openings seek out educators. Candidate can post resume online at no cost to become instantly accessible to thousands of schools nationwide and gain access to a large database of open positions.

Geographical Area: U.S.
A website supported by over 900 Co-operating School Districts (CSD) with over 2,000 job postings for teaching and support positions. Applicants can search by geographical area, job type or both.

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