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Environmental Coordinator, Regulatory Approvals


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: October 20, 2021


Reporting to the Senior Specialist, Regulatory Approvals, the Environment Coordinator, Regulatory Approvals is responsible for supporting work to acquire regulatory approvals for major water quality management, or mine development projects, or operational permits across our five mine sites in the Elk Valley. This role is based at our office in Sparwood, BC and requires the ability to travel to the operations.


To be successful, we are looking for a self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills, who can build and maintain positive relationships; a proven team player with excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, and writing skills.


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia! Here you will find outdoor adventures at your fingertips. Whether you enjoy biking and skiing, or prefer the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Working a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support implementation of the Social, Environmental, and Regulatory Approvals (SERA) aspects of major mine development or water treatment projects, through coordination of permitting activities
  • Schedule and coordinate consulting teams for implementing environmental baseline programs and related reporting
  • Coordinate health and safety requirements for implementing field programs, including spending time directly in the field
  • Assist with the preparation of management plans, Request-for-Proposals, and proposal review processes
  • Track responses to comments and information requests and coordinate meetings and engagement events with government and Indigenous nations
  • Prepare status summaries, schedule reporting materials, and work with managers on approval of documentation
  • Provide technical, administrative, and project management support for permitting projects, such as permitting schedule, budget, scope changes, risk log, and document control
  • Support transition of permit approvals to the operations teams



  • Degree or diploma in Forestry, Biology, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum three years of professional experience in environmental management, environmental assessment, or regulatory field
  • Experience in preparing or coordinating permitting applications in the resource development industry, or demonstrated similar work
  • Knowledge and experience with permitting under the following B.C. legislation is an asset: Mines Act, Water Sustainability Act, Environmental Management Act, and Forest Act
  • Experience with impact assessment work would be beneficial


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 or follow @TeckResources.

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