Labor Pool

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


International Paper Company

Labor Pool

** Communication will initially be via email.  Should you choose to apply, please ensure you are regularly checking your email including your JUNK mailbox. **

We are currently seeking hourly, entry-level production workers who have the abilities and aptitude to progress to the top job in each department line of progression. Employees begin in the Labor Pool where they learn the processes and equipment.  Typical duties for a Labor Pool employee vary greatly based on areas to which they are assigned.  The Labor Pool position is to provide training and vacation relief to operators.  This job requires physical exertion in a heavy, industrial environment (examples include: standing, reaching, twisting, exposure to extreme temperatures/ weather conditions, and ability to lift up to 50 pounds). 

International Paper offers a very attractive and competitive benefit package including, but not limited to, health care coverage, dental insurance, life insurance, holiday pay and paid vacation. International Paper employees are eligible for retirement benefits including a 401k plan in which the company will match 50% on the first 6% of earnings and a Company defined pension plan currently at $55.00 per year of service.

Labor Pool Entry Rate: $18.32 

Opportunities to make higher rates within 8 weeks!

 (Rates depend on which department you are placed into and how quickly/successfully you certify)




  • GED, High School diploma, or equivalent work experience
  • Eligible for employment in the US
  • Must be currently 18 years of age or older
  • Experienced working in industrial environment.
  • Desire and motivation to work in a team-based environment.
  • Must have basic computer skills and the ability to receive and enter data via computers.
  • Ability to climb ladders and walk distances, work at heights on platforms, work in tight or close spaces.
  • Ability/experience to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability/experience to work around moving process equipment.
  • Ability to operate machinery or industrial equipment and systems.
  • Must wear safety equipment such as ear plugs, hard hats, eye protection and steel-toed shoes.
  • Ability to train and re-train as job requirements becomes more complex.

Qualified candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screenings including a computerized assessment test, background investigation, physical, drug screen, reference checks, employment and education verifications, and the requirements of the Immigration Reform Act. Multiple visits will be required to complete this process.

Please apply via internet at  (click "Search Open Positions", search by facility "Ticonderoga Mill", and click "Submit", then click Appropriate Job, click "Apply").  No applications or resumes will be accepted by mail or at the Ticonderoga Mill.  No telephone calls please.



International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Ticonderoga NY 12883-9699 

Ticonderoga, NY 12883-9699, US