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Leader of Environmental Assessment (2 Year Contract)


Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

Job Description

Closing Date: April 25, 2020
Reporting to the Project Permitting Manager, the Leader of Environmental Assessment will be responsible for implementing a strategic approach to environmental engagement and investment that is aligned with Teck’s Health, Safety, Environment, and Community Management Standards and commitments to external initiatives.



  •     Be a Courageous Safety Leader, through promotion and adherence to established Safety and Environmental policies and procedures; 
  •     Support the Social, Environmental and Regulatory Approvals (SERA) team in EA and joint Mines Act/Environmental Management Act Amendment processes as well as other major and minor applications;
  •     Review cross-discipline technical reports;
  •     Participate in multi-stakeholder committees, including Indigenous, federal, provincial and municipal governments, Indigenous organizations and membership, public, other interested parties;
  •     Support the development and implementation of collaborative Indigenous project assessment agreements;
  •     Develop meaningful relationships with Indigenous Governments and Organizations and community members;
  •     Collaborate with local Indigenous Governments and Organizations on application development to ensure Indigenous values, interests and knowledge are included 
  •     Develop and implement work plans with Indigenous Agreement holders based on priorities, interests, values and project/SERA schedule
  •     Participate and/or lead the execution of engagement activities for Indigenous Governments, organizations and communities, including Public consultation events as outlined in Project Public Consultation Plan
  •     Ensure there is effective participation of representatives in various multi stakeholder committees
  •     Ensure there is alignment of activities associated with Project and SERA schedule
  •     Support contracts from multiple consultants, including scope and budget review, deliverable review, coordination, etc.;
  •     Database administration and support; 
  •     General duties as assigned.



  •     Undergraduate degree related to Environmental Sciences;
  •     Seven +  years applicable experience
  •     Excellent written and oral communication skills, including active listening, and public speaking;
  •     Demonstrated experience in successful community engagement
  •     Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, and a high level of situational awareness
  •     Demonstrate strong skills in Microsoft Office especially in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint; and Project.
  •     Demonstrated planning, organizing, meeting facilitation and event coordination skills;
  •     Project Management training and skills;
  •     High degree of initiative, self-motivation, accountability, and independent judgment;
  •     Experience and understanding of the mining industry is an asset;
  •     Must possess a valid driver’s license (minimum BC class 7N or equivalent);



About Teck

Highland Valley Copper is one of Canada’s largest base metal copper-moly mines and is owned and operated by Teck Resources. The Highland Valley is a very attractive location offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as hiking, skiing, fishing and golf. The mine site is a 50 minute drive from Kamloops, BC which provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake which all exude a small town community atmosphere. Highland Valley Copper offers an attractive salary and benefits package including relocation assistance.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


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