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Director, Environmental Performance


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date:  July 5, 2019

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The Board, CEO and executives are committed to ensuring every operation operates with the highest level of environmental standards and there is total transparency in all aspects of environmental performance management. As part of this commitment to risk management, operational excellence and transparency, the leadership have identified the need to recruit a talented and experienced Director, Environmental Performance who understands what it takes to establish protocols for managing, monitoring and recording all aspects of sustainability and environmental performance including air and water quality, water usage, biodiversity, energy and climate change, and waste management.

Critical to success will be the Director’s ability to gain trust and respect at the operating level, identify best practices across the company, create environmental operating standards and develop the processes, tools and training to ensure best practices are embedded and reporting is transparent and accurate. Having the ability to work collaboratively with operations to identify risks and opportunities, and provide the proactive support required to overcome challenges will drive environmental performance and uphold Teck’s commitments to its people, shareholders, stakeholders and the communities in which it operates.

The ideal candidate is an experienced environmental performance leader with a track record of success working in a large, multinational mining or petrochemical corporation. Over their career, this leader has been recognized for their success in developing the tools and processes to effectively manage sustainability and environmental performance in support of operational excellence and risk mitigation. They have a holistic perspective and follow the plan-do-check-act methodology. Their experience has been gained working at both corporate and operational locations.

This is an outstanding role for an environmental performance expert who wants to be an agent of change and deliver measurable results in one of Canada’s most highly-respected, global, natural resources organizations.

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

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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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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