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Careers at Southern Lumber

WELCOME! You have made the first step in becoming part of the Southern Lumber family.


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Ask Yourself:

Do you welcome the challenge of being part of a fast-paced, dedicated team that works together to provide customers the highest possible level of service and advice?

Do you value being treated like family and being proud of a job well done?

Do you appreciate an organization that recognizes the importance of autonomy, job enrichment, and advancement opportunities?

If you answered yes, Southern Lumber is interested in you!

For over 80 years, we have been serving the community with a staff excelling in the following areas and positions:


  • Outside Sales Collaborate with builders to streamline jobsite resource allocations out in the field.
  • Retail Sales Ensure quality service at our retail counter, supporting walk-in contractors.
  • Coordinating The outside sales’s resource on the yard to organize and orchestrate ordering and shipping to jobsites.
  • Estimating / Takeoff Assess the quantity and cost of lumber needed for construction projects by analyzing blueprints.
  • Marketing Facilitates positive employee, customer, and community relations.


  • Receiving Ensuring product quality, this team unloads trucks and puts away inventory.
  • Customer Service The face of the yard- this team helps pull orders and load up customers quickly.
  • Shipping Operations With a fine eye for detail, Shipping Operations pulls orders and creates packs to be loaded onto delivery trucks.
  • Shipping (class A & B drivers) Providing excellent customer care- delivers supplies to jobsites locally from Awendaw to Edisto.


  • Moulder Operators Manage the production of moulding inventory, running the machines, and ensuring the quality of the products.
  • Material Handlers Support moudling operations by using a forklift to organize raw and finished goods in the warehouse.
  • Craftsmen Carpenters possess knowledge of woodworking techniques, tools and materials to create finely drafted wood products.


  • Window / Door Department Trained by the manufacturers, this team can assess issues and provide maintenance or repair as needed.


  • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivables
  • Human Resources
  • Purchasing

Year after year, our family members and our employees have handed down their knowledge from generation to generation.  As Southern Lumber continues to enjoy steady growth, we are occasionally searching for qualified individuals to join our team.  

At Southern Lumber, we believe your success is our success. That’s why we work hard to provide you with what you need to achieve your career goals. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements do not go unnoticed.

We are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life, dental, and disability insurance
  • Supplemental benefits
  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off days
  • Employee purchase program
  • Employer contributed profit sharing plan

If you are excited about an opportunity, feel like your skills align with an area of employment, and are ready to become a member of the Southern Lumber family, please apply below.

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