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Marine Mammal Observer x 2


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  June 15, 2021

2021 Temporary Marine Mammal Observer

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a non-exempt Temporary Marine Mammal Observer for the 2021 Port Site dredging.

Red Dog Mine, located in Northwest Alaska, is a large, technically challenging open pit mine, mill and port facility. It is a remote, but modern and well-equipped fly-in fly-out operation that provides free room and board for employees, and regular transportation to and from Anchorage and surrounding regional villages.

Rotation schedule will depend on dredging time line.  Estimated June 11, 2021 to July 15, 2021

Reporting to the Port Coordinator, the Temporary Marine Mammal Observer is responsible for marine mammal observation and observation data entry.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Rotation schedule will be an even rotation


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Observe and identify marine mammals
  • Inform Port Site operations when marine mammals are spotted and stop operations while dredging as indicated by current dredging permit.
  • Understand the different species of seals, whales , and other marine mammals
  • Data collection as required by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
  • Entry of daily marine mammal observations log
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as complies with safety policies and procedures and ensures daily workplace inspections are done in order to accurately identify and correct workplace hazards.
  • Ensures compliance with all established policies and standard operating procedures and advises coworkers and visitors of such policies and procedures as required.
  • Other duties as as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Marine Mammal Observation training, preferred
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Valid Driver's License, preferred
  • Strong team cooperation is required
  • Ability to perform all tasks with limited direction
  • Work safely and follow instructions
  • Willing to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Have good organization and observation skills

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.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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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