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Coordinator Environment, Fish Monitoring

Location: 

Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: December 9, 2021

 

Are you passionate about the environment and ensuring accurate steps are being taken to protect it? Join a dynamic team who are collaborating to support Teck’s commitment towards responsible mining and ensuring the environment and fish biodiversity are maintained in the Elk Valley, now and for generations to come!

 

Reporting to the Lead, Fish Monitoring, the Coordinator Environment, Fish Monitoring is responsible for supporting the planning and delivery of fish monitoring programs, studies, and activities in the Coal Business Unit, including all Elk Valley site-specific major (operational) permitting applications. The Coordinator Environment, Fish Monitoring will also assist in the planning and direct supervision of field work within and outside operational mine-site boundaries. This role will also ensure all fish monitoring, studies, and activities adhere to provincial and federal regulations as well as Teck’s safety and environmental standards.

 

To be successful, we are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who can build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external partners and communities of interest. We require someone with outstanding planning and organizational capabilities, strong attention to detail, and the ability to remain adaptable while prioritizing competing demands in a fast-paced environment.

 

Working a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off, come and join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Schedule and plan resources required to successfully support fish monitoring programs, studies, and other fish habitat management activities
  • Supervise direct report(s) while coaching, mentoring, and providing opportunities for career planning discussions and activities
  • Supervise and direct multiple teams of contractors and consultants and ensure project scope, schedule, and budget are adhered to while maintaining compliance with applicable safety and environmental standards
  • Collaborate with mine operations to ensure safe and efficient management of contractors and consultants
  • Track and coordinate input of fish and fish habitat monitoring, studies, and management plan data into centralized data management systems
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of budget, accruals, invoicing, and other cost tracking duties
  • Maintain and update monthly progress reports on related monitoring projects, studies, and programs
  • Identify areas for innovation to ensure continuous improvement of Teck’s fish and fish habitat monitoring, studies, and activities
  • Communicate emerging issues to Senior personal as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Science, Engineering, or environmental-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years of experience in fisheries
  • Proven leadership abilities in supervising contractors and consultants in a team setting; experience supervising direct report(s) is an asset
  • Experience in working with Indigenous Nations, regulatory agencies, and other communities of interest
  • Technical knowledge and demonstrated experience in fish and fish habitat monitoring programs, studies, and fish management activities such as fish salvages and relocations
  • Working knowledge of provincial and federal regulatory approvals practices, legislation, and regulations

 

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

 

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 and 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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.


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