Date:March 22, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Forest Products Company Hiring Production Workers

A job fair to recruit production workers will be held Tuesday, March 27, for Weyerhaeuser Co., one of the world's largest forest products companies.

The job fair, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, will be held from 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northwest Louisiana Technical College -Natchitoches Branch, 6587 Highway 1 Bypass, Natchitoches.

Weyerhaeuser is seeking to fill more than 40 full-time positions. Potential applicants should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and a valid driverís license. The company will conduct a drug screen and criminal background check. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.

The company offers competitive wages, 401(k) plan; medical, vision and dental coverage; paid vacation and other benefits. For more information on the job fair, call Kecia McConathy at the Natchitoches-West Business and Career Solutions Center at 318-357-3275.

Weyerhaeuser grows and harvests trees, builds homes and makes a range of forest products essential to everyday lives. The company started operations in 1900 and today employs 12,800 people in 11 countries. With a global customer base, the company generated $6.2 billion in sales in 2011. Learn more about the company at

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