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Q: Who is Idaho Forest Group?
A: Idaho Forest Group (IFG) is the largest supplier of lumber in the Intermountain West, with five facilities in North Idaho.
Q: What does IFG produce?
A: We make a wide variety of lumber products to fit customer needs. We buy logs, trees and timberland from public and private sectors, where our foresters work with landowners and logging contractors to procure timber. Logs are delivered to our yards, scaled and fed into our mills. We use the best technology to optimize the value of every log. Lumber is kiln-dried, then checked by skilled graders to meet industry and customer standards.
Q: Where is IFG located?
A: We have five locations in Idaho: Chilco, Grangeville, Laclede, Lewiston and Moyie Springs, with headquarters in Coeur d’Alene. Our mills are strategically located to take advantage of the high quality timber that grows in the Intermountain West.
Q: Why is IFG a good place to work?
A: Here, you don’t have to choose between a career and quality of life – you’ll have both. You will be paid like a professional and treated like family. Our people are well compensated, enjoy a competitive benefits package and live in some of America’s most beautiful places. We consider our workforce as a team and encourage employee participation in key decisions. In turn, we have high expectations for you.
Q: How important is IFG to the region?
A: IFG is a primary driver of Idaho’s economic engine and one of the largest regional employers. We are proud of our family values and contributions to many community causes and events.
Q: What jobs are available right now and how do I apply?
A:  Current Job Openings are listed by site location and job title by clicking https://idfg.applicantpro.com/jobs/.  Once you find an opening that you are interested in, select the link within the Job Opening to complete our online application.
Q: Can I include a resume with my online application?
A: You are welcome to upload and attach an electronic copy of your resume with the online application.
Q: Can I submit my resume without an application?
A: No, if you would like to submit a resume, it must be accompanied with the online application.
Q: What happens after I submit my application?
A: If your education, skills, and qualifications meet our requirements, an IFG representative may contact you. At that time, we may request an interview in person.
Q: Should I expect to receive a reply when I submit an application?
A: Yes, once your application is submitted, you will receive an automated response confirming receipt of your application. Although we would prefer to contact each applicant personally, we are unable to do so because of the large volume of applications.