As an employer, Kendrick Forest Products’ goal is to provide a safe and productive work environment for its employees, with continuous improvement and lean manufacturing. Kendrick Forest Products is committed to being the best, productive sawmill in the state of Iowa by utilizing our hardworking, loyal employees and our lean mindsets.

Kendrick Forest Products takes great pride in our workforce and recognizes that our employees are the most important asset. Without them, the company would not be where we are at today. In appreciation of our employees, KFP maintains a number of different wage structures and bonus systems to show our appreciation to the team.

          Recognition of Birthdays and Length of Service

          Annual Company Golf Outing

          After Work Fun Activities

          Float Building for Local Parades

          Company Thanksgiving Feast

Kendrick Forest Products offers a comprehensive benefit program as an important component of its total compensation package and competitive wages.

          Medical coverage (choice between 3 plans that fit you and your family’s needs)

               Contribution toward Health Savings Account, if applicable

               Flex Spending Account, if applicable

          Dental and Vision coverage

           Life Benefits

               Basic Term Life insurance

               Accidental Death & Dismemberment

          Financial Plans

               Contribution toward 401(k)

          Paid Time Off



          Additional Benefits

               Safety Training - Chainsaw; Logging; Forklifts; Machines

               Employee referral bonus program

               Employee purchase discounts

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Kendrick Forest Products is always looking for qualified and motivated people who want to build their careers in our company. We believe the success of our employees is what keeps us most competitive in our industry.

You may apply for a position at Kendrick Forest Products in one of three ways:

  1. Stop in our office in Edgewood, Iowa and fill out an application.
  2. Fill out the electronic application form  and submit it. 

    Employment Application -Kendrick Forest Products

    • Instructions - Please read carefully.

      Every item on this form must be answered to the best of your ability. Your qualifications will be carefully reviewed and you will be given thorough consideration for any suitable vacancy. Upon employment, this application will become part of your permanent record at Kendrick Inc. Keep this in mind as you complete it. Special Note: You are not required to supply any information that is prohibited by Federal, State, or Local law. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kendrick Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship, age, disability or any other legally protected class.
    • Please list your Full Name.
    • List the location(s) you are interested in. There are seven companies that, together, make Kendrick, Inc. : [Kendrick Forest Products - Edgewood, IA - Sawmill and Dry Kiln Operation] *** [Kendrick Forest Products - Muscatine, IA - Sawmill] *** [Kendrick Forest Products - Vinton, IA - Dry Kiln] *** [Kendrick Home/Shimlee - Edgewood, IA - Wooden Sign Printing and Manufacturing] *** [Forever Cabinets - Edgewood, IA - Custom Cabinets] *** [The Markket - Edgewood, IA - Retail & Interior Design Store]
    • List the position(s) you are interested in. Do not list "ANY."
    • If someone referred you to us please let us know.
    • List the date you would be available to start.

    • Are you legally entitled to work in the United States?
    • Use of Vehicle

      Answer these questions for all positions requiring the use of a vehicle.
    • Have you ever been convicted of a moving traffic violation? If yes, then list here.
    • Have your driving privileges ever been revoked or suspended? If yes, explain here.
    • Do you currently hold a Commercial Driving License?
    • Education

    • List other education classes/training that you have taken.
    • Military

    • General Employment Information

    • Please list any hours that you would NOT be available to work.
    • Are you willing and able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, including travel, if necessary?
    • Experience

      List below all present and past employment, beginning with your most recent employer. We have room for 3 previous employers, if you have had more and would like to share that information with us please use the box labeled "Other Employers" to give us any applicable information you would like to share.
    • List any other employers, contact information, and other applicable information in the box below.

      The facts as stated on this application are true and correct. I understand that, if employed, false statements on this application may cause my immediate dismissal. I authorize such background and personal reports as deemed necessary to verify that the information I have supplied is true and accurate and to determine my fitness for this job and hold harmless those who have the responsibility to develop such a report. A copy of this authorization is as valid as the original. I understand that I may be required to work overtime as a condition of being employed. In consideration of my employment, I agree to conform to the rules and regulations for employees. I understand I am an employee at will, and this application is not a contract of employment with KENDRICK INC., and that my employment and compensation can be terminated, with or without cause, at anytime, at the option of either KENDRICK INC. or me. I understand that no representative of KENDRICK INC., has any authority to enter into any verbal agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement contrary to the foregoing and that no document, policy or practice of KENDRICK INC., may change the foregoing unless it is expressly title “Employment Agreement” and signed by both myself and an officer of KENDRICK INC. I understand that I may be required to submit to a pre-employment, and post-employment test for fitness and/or substance abuse, if not prohibited by law. Upon separation of employment, I authorize KENDRICK INC., to withhold from my final pay check any monies owed to them by me (if not prohibited by law) for equipment, loans, products, services, materials, health insurance, chainsaws, safety equipment, advances, cell phones or other assets in my possession not promptly returned. As a condition of employment, I accept than any complaint or conflict that cannot be resolved internally may be referred to Alternative Dispute Resolution, unless prohibited by law.
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  3. Print out an application and mail it or drop it off to us. Printable Application Form