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Community Field Observer x 4


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: April 15, 2023


The Community Field Observer is responsible for providing field observation support to the 2023 exploration drilling program and for supporting Teck staff in the documentation of exploration related activities and tasks.


The incumbents will be hired out of Noatak and Kivalina. 


Rotation schedule will be 2 weeks on-site with 2 weeks off-site through the drilling season (anticipated May through October).



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Fully embrace Teck’s core values, which is demonstrated is by attending and actively participating in daily safety meetings 
  • Participating in safety inductions and inspections
  • Acting as caribou spotters, and observing and reporting caribou and wildlife in or near the project site
  • Observing and assisting with activities related to exploration, which can include soil sampling, environmental monitoring, geophysics, drilling and reclamation
  • Assisting with the documentation of field observations and photographing of core and soil samples
  • Observing and assisting with the collection of water samples and supporting Teck staff with the ongoing monitoring of water intake locations for the protection of fish habitat
  • Sharing knowledge and information about traditional land use and importance of subsistence living in the area
  • Communicating learnings and observations of field exploration activities with community members and IRA councils with assistance from the Red Dog Community Liaisons
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Interest in learning about the mineral exploration process
  • Ability to travel to Teck’s exploration site and commit to a rotation schedule (2 week on site, 2 weeks off site) from May to October
  • Interest in communicating learnings and observations about the exploration season with Teck staff, community members and IRA councils with assistance from the Red Dog Community Liaisons


Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.


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.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 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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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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