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Senior Community Coordinator


Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date : July 15 2020


The Senior Coordinator will be responsible for the indigenous engagement for Teck Highland Valley Copper's (THVCP) 2040 Mine Application and the implementation of the environmental assessment process agreements with local Indigenous governments and organizations. Experience and/or education in environmental science, engagement dialogue, education and training would be an asset. The Senior Coordinator will also be responsible for supporting the implementation of community engagement and investment strategies that align with Teck’s Health, Environment, Safety and Community Management Standards and commitments to external initiatives. 

External Job Description


  •  Coordinate and manage internal and external reporting of obligations and commitments;
  •  Review deliverables to ensure alignment with community expectations and interests;
  •  Coordinate and participate in the execution of community engagement events, tours and/or functions;
  •  Participate and monitor site-level data on social performance and risk management, such as baselines and impact   assessments, risk registers, engagement tracking, and management plans;
  •  Participate in negotiations with Indigenous government and organizations;
  •  Contribute to the implementation of community investment program, consistent with Teck’s Corporate policy,   site realities, and community priorities;
  •  Maintain Highland Valley Copper’s overall relationship with local Indigenous communities, in keeping with Teck’s core values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence and courage;
  • Support continuous improvements to the community relations function at Highland Valley Copper.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, social sciences, sustainable community development, or other related fields; equivalent work experience in community development, international development, social work, sustainability, public health, participatory research, and/or economic development may be considered;
  • 5 years of direct experience in rural communities with an emphasis on working with Indigenous peoples and a focus on community engagement, and/or community development;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the culture and history of Interior BC First Nations;
  • Familiarity or experience with environmental assessments with a preference for experience with the BC Environmental Assessment process or Indigenous-led processes;
  • Knowledge of relevant approaches and methodologies with a detailed understanding of social and community issues;
  • Excellent written, communication, and interpersonal skills, including active listening, public speaking, and dialogue;
  • Proven ability to identify and manage social risks;
  • Demonstrated planning, organizing, meeting facilitation and program design experience;         
  • Demonstrated project management skills including budgeting, scheduling and resource management;
  • Conflict management and conflict resolution;
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivation, accountability, and independent judgment;
  • Focus on integrity, respect and solutions;
  • Commitment to respectful, inclusive and sustainable community development;
  • Experience and understanding of the mining industry is an asset;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (minimum class 7N) or equivalent.
About Teck

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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