Environment Coordinator

New Gold
Emo, Ontario, Canada
Apr 08, 2021
May 08, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment. New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners. To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com . To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page .

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:
  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

About The Role

Schedule: 5/2, 4/3 – 9 hour days

Position Reports To: Senior Environmental Specialist

Position Overview

As a member of the New Gold Rainy River team, the Environmental Coordinator demonstrates commitment and compliance with company Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility policies and procedures. They also take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviors do not occur.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assume the role of Quality Controller for the Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Conduct inspections and audits related to quality control and quality assurance on all disciplines found in the EMS
  • Provide guidance and constructive feedback to all departments on their environmental management performance with a view to continual improvement
  • Work with operations teams to integrate environmental commitments and legislated requirements into work practices and standard operating procedures
  • Support for environmental audits both external and internal.
  • Responsible for completion and submission of various Government Agency reports such as NPRI, GHG and GRI.
  • Responsible for select Corporate reports and support.
  • Work as a team player to support Environmental Department as well as sitewide departments
  • Responsible for Environment requisitions and invoicing in Finance program SAP.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

  • Environmental science or applied science degree
  • Demonstrate minimum 3-5 years of experience on mining or construction projects, experience in Ontario is an asset
  • Experience with environmental management systems
  • Ability to liaise and work with mill and mine operations, site engineering teams, procurement team, contractors and operations departments to integrate environmental requirements
  • Familiar with current Ontario environmental regulations and guidelines related to the environment including waste and water management and metal mining effluent regulations
  • Familiar with ISO 14001 requirements
  • Attentive to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently while being a self-starter with superior interpersonal, teamwork, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft office programs (Excel, Outlook and word), GIS Imagery, INX and SAP software programs.

Why New Gold?
  • Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and a quarterly incentive program
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefit
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
  • Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
  • Relocation Package Provided

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Additional Information

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