Tolko Industries Ltd.
Tolko Industries employee working in the Lavington, British Columbia facility

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Tolko Industries Ltd. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2016):

  • Tolko Industries captures employee feedback through the use of outside consultant surveys bi-annually and encourages employees to provide their feedback confidentially -- also hosts exit interviews to let departing employees share their feedback
  • Depending on the employee group and position, new mothers at Tolko Industries may receive maternity leave top-up payments (to 95% of salary for 6 weeks) -- and varying by position, employees may take advantage of a variety of alternative work options once ready to return to work
  • Tolko Industries encourages employees to stay in shape with subsidized memberships to a 1,200 square-foot onsite fitness facility complete with instructor-led classes, such as yoga and pilates
Tolko Industries employee

Highlights

Industry Softwood Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1956
Major Canadian hiring locations Vernon BC, Winfield BC, High Prairie AB, Merritt BC, Slave Lake AB, The Pas MB, Armstrong BC, Williams Lake BC, High Level AB, Kelowna BC, Quesnel BC, Kamloops BC, Meadow Lake SK, Lumby BC, Lavington BC
Full-time employees in Canada 3,179
Average age of employees in Canada 47
Longest serving employee 47 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Tolko Industries Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Softwood Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Vernon BC, Winfield BC, High Prairie AB, Merritt BC, Slave Lake AB, The Pas MB, Armstrong BC, Williams Lake BC, High Level AB, Kelowna BC, Quesnel BC, Kamloops BC, Meadow Lake SK, Lumby BC, Lavington BC
Full-time employees in Canada 3,179
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Forester Apprentice, Trades, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Assistant, Accounting / Finance Assistant, Helpdesk Technician
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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