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Interstate + Lakeland Lumber Career Opportunities



Current Openings

As of the present moment, Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is seeking qualified candidates for several of our locations in New York and Connecticut. Click on the tabs above for more information on each open position.


To apply for a position at Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.


Controller

Greenwich, CT

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, a leading building material product provider in Connecticut and New York, is seeking to hire a Controller to join our Accounting and Finance team. This hands-on role requires at least three years of public accounting and supervisory experience. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the accounting department, including supervising staff members and preparing financial documents to assist management with important financial decisions. This role reports to and works closely with the CFO to implement best practice policies and internal controls to ensure the success of accounting and financial reporting endeavors. 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the General Ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax, and financial reporting.

  • Fully responsible for various GL Accounts entries and daily and monthly reconciliations of accounts receivables, accounts payable, inventory, bank accounts, and other miscellaneous accounts.

  • Manage month-end close and generation of financial statements.

  • Understand the Sales and Tax Exemption qualifications and prepare Sales and Use Tax Returns for NY, CT, and NJ, together with supporting schedules, and reconcile sales tax returns to General Ledger.

  • Create budgets and monitor actual vs. budget.

  • Prepare daily Cash and A/R Receipts reports for management.

  • Able to learn and understand the payroll process, including monthly payroll GL entries and performing quarter and year-end payroll reconciliation.

  • Oversee various insurance-related processes, including general liability and auto insurance. 

  • Supervise the administration of the company cars and truck fleet, including reviewing all tax filings monthly and quarterly.

  • Manage and supervise other accounting staff.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to interact well with colleagues are essential. 

  • He or she must be able to collaborate and get along with individuals inside and outside the company effectively.

  • Ability to multitask, organize and efficiently execute business tasks.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to accurately calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.

  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office and Excel (Macros, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables).

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

  • Certified Public Accountant or Master’s degree in Accounting (MSA) preferred.

  • Five (5) plus years of experience as a senior accountant.

  • Three (3) plus years of public accounting experience.

  • At least (3) years of supervisory experience.

  • Multi-Location Retail Experience preferred.

Position Type/Expected Work Hours:  Full-time position in person (typical hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Salary and Benefits:  We offer a competitive salary, low-cost medical, dental, company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, and job-related tuition reimbursement.

To Apply, email: HR@interstatelumber.com or call 203-413-1654.


CDL Driver

Greenwich, CT

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Immediate Opportunity: Full-Time CDL Class B Delivery Driver - Greenwich, CT

When you join Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, you join a team of friendly and dedicated employees who are excited to come to work and be part of a highly skilled team.  

Why Interstate?

When you join Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, you join a team of friendly and professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time. 

About Interstate + Lakeland Lumber

For over 100 years, Fairfield & Westchester County Architects & Builders have trusted Interstate + Lakeland Lumber to supply building materials & custom millwork for the area's finest homes. We specialize in custom moulding and offer a variety of building material products. With design centers in Greenwich, Westport, CT, and various retail locations, we proudly serve clients throughout Stamford, Westport, Norwalk, Fairfield, New Canaan, CT, and surrounding Scarsdale, Rye, Port Chester, and Shrub Oak, and other NY communities.

The comprehensive benefits package offered by the union includes the following:

  • Paid vacation, sick and holidays day 

  • Generous retirement benefits provided through the union

  • Excellent health care coverage-medical, dental, and vision

  • Short and long-term disability; life and AD&D insurance

  • Company-provided safety footwear

  • Safety incentive program

Position Summary: As a delivery driver, you will transport building materials from our company yards and warehouse to customers' job sites and residential properties. Duties include pulling materials to build loads, loading materials onto trucks, operating the forklift, securing loads, and safely transporting materials to their final destination while utilizing GPS technology for prompt and safe delivery.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform vehicle pre-and post-trip inspections

  • Provide excellent customer service while delivering products

  • Responsible for inspecting and maintaining vehicles, including regular maintenance, safety, state inspections, and emergency repairs.

  • Report any accidents or delays to dispatchers or reporting manager

  • Keep detailed logs of vehicle maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs to ensure their trucks remain safe and compliant.

  • Accurately record pickups and drop-offs to ensure the dispatcher has a record of successful deliveries.

  • Assist in pulling materials by hand to build and secure loads once onto the truck.

  • Safely operate forklifts and moffetts to transfer materials onto delivery trucks.

  • Pick up goods and materials, verify loads for accuracy, and deliver them as instructed.

  • Utilize GPS technology to outline routes while considering weight-limits regulations on roads and tunnels, weather conditions, and traffic.

  • Responsible for essential vehicle maintenance and following safe work practices, policies, and processes.

  • Communicate with dispatchers and other logistics personnel while completing their routes, including sharing updates on delivery timelines, route conditions, and logging breaks.

Education, Experience, and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to read and communicate in English

  • 21 years or older

  • At least three years of driving experience

  • Valid CDL Class B license required

  • Currently hold, or ability to obtain, a DOT medical card required

  • One year of documented relevant commercial vehicle driving experience in the last five years

  • Follow all federal and state laws, regulations, and other corresponding regulatory agencies' standards and guidelines.

  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

  • Work the required schedule, complete our employment application, and submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required. The Department of Transportation regulates this position, is designated as safety-sensitive by the company, and is subject to quarterly random drug tests. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness is required.

Preferred Experience:

  • 5  Years CDL B Driver Experience

  • Prior product knowledge and experience working with building materials and lumber yards

  • Certified in operating Forklifts

  • Experience transporting Lumber and building materials

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration, and extreme weather conditions.

  • Must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this job, you will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. Frequent use of hands to touch, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms is required.

  • Must be able to regularly lift and move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and move up to 100lbs/45kg.

  • Must be able to operate the vehicle safely and frequently

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Full-time, 40 hours weekly average, occasional overtime required

  • Hours vary by location – typical hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday, and some Saturdays required.


To Apply, email: HR@interstatelumber.com or call 203-413-1654.


Yardman

Greenwich, CT

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Why Interstate?

When you join Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, you join a team of friendly and professional Yardmen who are committed to delivering customer satisfaction and helping each other grow! 

About Interstate + Lakeland Lumber

For over 100 years, Fairfield & Westchester County Architects & Builders have trusted Interstate + Lakeland Lumber to supply building materials & custom millwork for the area's finest homes. We specialize in custom moulding and offer a variety of building material products. With design centers in Greenwich, Westport, CT, and various retail locations, we proudly serve clients throughout Stamford, Westport, Norwalk, Fairfield, New Canaan, CT, and surrounding Scarsdale, Rye, Port Chester, and Shrub Oak, and other NY communities.

Visit www.interstatelumber.com to learn more.

The comprehensive benefits package offered by the union includes the following:

  • Paid vacation, sick and holidays day 

  • Generous retirement benefits provided through the union

  • Excellent health care coverage-medical, dental, and vision

  • Short and long-term disability; life and AD&D insurance

  • Company-provided safety footwear

  • Safety incentive program

Position Summary: As a Yardman, your Yard responsibilities include storing materials, picking loading orders, inventory, forklift operation, deliveries, and customer satisfaction while focusing on safety and efficiency.

Essential Functions  

  • Works in the warehouse and/or yards, loading and unloading trucks. 

  • Check and inspect customer vehicles for accuracy of material picked up while in the lumber yard. 

  • Move materials to and from storage areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, freight containers, by hand or forklift.

  • Ensure yard is cleaned and maintained and that materials are stored properly, including covering materials as required.

  • Maintain inventory supply counts and ensure they are properly organized in warehouse.

  • Receive and process warehouse stock products.

  • Perform inventory controls.

  • Communicate with dispatcher to determine work assignments and material/equipment needs.

  • Reports all issues regarding inventory shortage, waste, damage, equipment, safety or other aspects that affect the business to the Dispatcher.

  • Keeps all machinery and tools clean and in good working order for safe usage.

  • Count and write up orders.

  • Maintain good working relationship with customers, coworkers and management.

  • Maintain the appearance of the yard and racks in an orderly and clean manner.

  • Perform related and miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Load and check customers at the drive-thru.

  • Prepare and complete orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule.

  • Inspecting paid receipt and merchandized being carried out by customers at check points in the yard.


Education, Experience, and Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Ability to write, read and communicate in English

  • Knowledge and experience of construction, building materials and supplies

  • Forklift certification or ability obtain one in 3 months

  • Evidence of Insurability


Preferred Experience:

  • 5 years of Distribution Center, Yard or Warehouse experience.

  • Building materials product knowledge.  

  • Prior experience in forklift operations. 


Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or

airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration and extreme weather conditions. 

  • Physical demands include occasional forklift driving; prolonged lifting, carrying, standing, 

kneeling, walking, loading, unloading; ability to lift up to 80 pounds at a time, at waist 

lever, unassisted.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Full-time position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


To Apply, email: HR@interstatelumber.com or call 203-413-1654.


Counter Sales Associate

Shrub Oak, NY

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Why Interstate?

When you join Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, you join a team of friendly and dedicated employees who are excited to come to work and be part of a highly skilled team.

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is seeking Counter Sales Associate for our store in Shrub Oak, NY.

Interstate and Lakeland Lumber is an organization that strives to provide excellent customer service and quality product line offerings to our clients. With multiple locations in CT and NY and 100 years in business, Interstate Lumber is dedicated to creating a rewarding career for all its associates. As a Counter Sales Associate, you will work with a friendly, dedicated team that enjoys coming to work every day to provide excellent service to our customers. The ideal candidate for this position must be a self-motivated, quick learner who can multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. 

We offer a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • Paid time off  (vacation, sick days, and holidays)
  • 401(k) and discretionary Profit Sharing
  • Excellent health care coverage-medical, dental, and vision
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Job-related tuition reimbursement 
  • Company discounts

    Position Summary: The Counter Salesperson is responsible for providing customers with outstanding customer service, which includes Point-of-Sale in-person, phone, and by email sales communication. 

    Essential Functions  

    • Ability to learn about our products and keep up to date with new products.
    • Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as well as multitask.
    • Assists clients with finding the best products that suit their needs.
    • Provides quotes and processes orders in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Proof, process, and accurately enter orders and quotes into our system.
    • Accurately process sales orders generated at the counter.
    • Process Cash sale returns and refund paperwork.
    • Arranges for return and credit of defective product.
    • Monitor inventory to maintain appropriate product inventory levels.
    • Ensure that store displays are categorized properly
    • Follow up on missing or delayed shipments.
    • Balance cash registers 
    • Adheres to company policies, processes, and procedures.
    • Maintain cleanliness of the counter area and ensures merchandise displays remain stocked and organized.

    Other Duties

    • Assist with Customers in the yard as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education and Experience  

    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 2 years of inside sales experience required.
    • Knowledgeable of brands such as Marvin and Anderson.
    • Technical and computer skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and multitask.
    • Exceptional follow-up skills.
    • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills are essential.
    • Strong administrative, project management, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprint measurements

    Preferred Experience: 

    • Experience in lumber or construction industry preferred
    • Two years of industry-relevant experience
    •  Bilingual Spanish/English

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    • Physical demands include lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling, and walking, 
    • The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
    • While performing this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration, and extreme weather conditions. 
    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 2 years of inside sales experience required.
    • Knowledgeable of brands such as Marvin and Anderson.
    • Technical and computer skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and multitask.
    • Exceptional follow-up skills.
    • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills are essential.
    • Strong administrative, project management, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprint measurements.


    To Apply, email: HR@interstatelumber.com or call 203-413-1654.

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