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Jan 2019 Human Resources Co-op (Talent Management, Assistant)


Vancouver, BC, CA

Teck Resources Ltd.

Human Resources Co-op (Talent Management, Coordinator)

Locations: Vancouver

Duration: 8 months

Closing Date: December 16, 2018


Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for your Co-op Placement?

Teck Resources Ltd. hires more than 100 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations.  We offer a diverse range of experiences and relevant work to expand your learning. Teck also offers the chance to live and work in some of the world’s most amazing locations where year-round local attractions and recreational choices are unlimited for the outdoor enthusiast!  We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, hiking and fly fishing all at your doorstep. We offer a work life balance, with flexible work schedules.

Professional benefits of working as a co-op with Teck Resources Ltd.

  • Competitive salary and assistance with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Exposure to human resources in an industrial environment
  • Previous co-ops at Teck Resources Ltd. are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation 
  • Students work closely with a group of professional and senior level professionals on site


Successful candidates must be motivated self-starters, able to work under minimal supervision and be able to manage several projects simultaneously. 

The positions also require strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary, and a working knowledge of PowerPoint and HRIS would be advantageous.

All students will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing prior to commencing work.

Teck Resources Ltd. co-op students obtain the knowledge and skills required to deal with challenges that may arise at a large-scale mining operation. Our employees are versatile, flexible and well-equipped to handle each project with confidence. At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Desired Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources
  • Previous Co-op experience is an asset
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to take initiative


The Human Resources Co-op Student hired by Teck Resources Ltd will be given the opportunity to practice their skills in all aspects of the Human Resources Department. The major responsibilities of the Human Resources Co-op Student are as follows:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide administrative support to the appropriate Human Resources Business Partners/Leads as required
  • Maintains calendar, scheduling and logistics to support Leadership and other employee learning & development programs
  • Maintains & tracks expenses, budget & reviews monthly by completing detailed expense reports for all areas
  • Collaborate with finance department in order to track and ensure payment for all invoices
  • Help to track and develop metrics for measuring effectiveness of Talent Management programs
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and creation of trip itineraries as necessary
  • Follows up on various activities to ensure closure, completion and deadlines are met
  • Maintains and organized electronic filing system archival of all talent materials
  • Works independently on specific projects as assigned

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.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

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 2017, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eighth 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.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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