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Port Medic


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: October 8, 2023



Are you ready for a career that combines adventure, responsibility, and the chance to make a difference in a breathtakingly beautiful location? Look no further!


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Port Medic.


Reporting to the Port Coordinator, the Port Medic will be responsible for safety leadership, emergency response readiness, and medical care all set against the backdrop of the stunning Alaskan wilderness. It's an adventure that promises challenges and rewards like no other.


This is a fly in/fly out position with a two weeks on/two weeks off schedule rotation.


Join us in our unwavering commitment to health and safety, ensuring that everyone goes home safe and healthy every day!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Lead emergency response at Port Site Operations including first aid, firefighting, confined space rescue and spill response
  • Perform fire extinguisher, spill equipment, and safety inspections, including fire alarm and sprinkler systems support
  • Assist with MSHA and medical training, maintaining training and inspection records
  • Support Hazwoper and confined space training at Port operations
  • Aid fall arrest trainers and manage Fall Arrest equipment maintenance and records
  • Collaborate on Port site, fire department, medical, and spill response training manuals and procedures
  • Administer and maintain records for audiograms, blood lead, cadmium samples, and medications
  • Collect samples for drug and alcohol screens as requested by Safety & Health Coordinator
  • Maintain Port ambulance, fire engine, fire/ambulance bay, and clinic to high standards
  • Provide administrative and clerical services, ensuring office and safety equipment and supplies availability
  • Create "Red Folders" and documentation during shipping season for associated parties
  • Act as initial contact representing Safety & Health at the Port, assisting contractors
  • Participate in Monthly Hazard Recognition audits
  • Deliver Monthly Safety meetings
  • Conduct quantitative respirator fit testing as required, maintaining records
  • Perform CCV audits in the field and within the PAC (Personnel Accommodation Complex)
  • Attend day and night shift toolbox meetings
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Alaska Certified EMT III or equivalent certification from outside Alaska
  • Firefighter II or Engineer certification
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Team player with a professional demeanor
  • Strong communication skills
  • Will be required to acquire Fire Extinguisher Level II Certification (annual inspection) and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card and security awareness training


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.


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.


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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