Environmental Coordinator

Location
Yukon Territory, Canada
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 02, 2021
Ref
4517
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Environmental Coordinator

OVERVIEW

Alexco Resource Corp. owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District located in Canada’s Yukon Territory.

With underground development approaching ore zones at our two new deposits, a mill processing high grade ore from our historic

Bellekeno mine, Alexco is advancing the district towards full production in Q3 2021. This is a great opportunity to be part of the

team that is operating one of the highest-grade silver operations in the world.

We are looking for an individual to join our growing team in the role of Environmental Coordinator.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Environmental Coordinator will take responsibility for the mine environmental management

and permit compliance oversight activities of the site. Incumbents must have a good working knowledge of legislation and

regulations as they pertain to environmental standards and have led a wide range of environmental monitoring programs. The

Environmental Coordinator will possess a post-secondary education in environmental sciences or a mining related field and will

have 3-6 years’ experience working in the environmental field at a production mine site.

This will be a 14 day on / 14 day off rotation at our Keno Hill Project in Elsa, Yukon.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Promotes awareness and support of the Company’s safety and environmental rules and procedures.

• Ensures accountability of Company’s Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability policies.

• Lead and co-ordinate all environmental programs, with emphasis on safety.

• Review site activities for environmental non-conformances and monitor all environmental systems to determine where improvements can be made including inspecting work areas and ensuring environmental safeguards

are put in place.

• Develops, implements and maintains reporting structures that monitor compliance with all Company permit and license conditions

• Prepares environmental documentation that demonstrates the mine is following all permit and license conditions and regulations and notify regulators of non-compliance issues as required.

• Coordinates efforts with consultants to prepare and submit on a timely basis, all reports dictated by current permits and any other required reports.

• Advises management and supervisory staff on environmental issues, ensuring that environmental objectives are achieved.

• Liaises with environmental consultants and various legislative, First Nations and community stakeholders.

• Oversees and/or conduct environmental training programs for all site personnel.

• Ensures completion of administrative and reporting requirements of the mine site Environmental Department.

• Promotes team building at all levels, and a respectful cross-cultural work environment, and.

• All other related duties as may be required by the Company.

REQUIREMENTS

• Post-Secondary diploma or degree in environmental or mining related field

• Maintain Valid Driver’s Licence

• Superior written and verbal communication skills

• Comfortable with public speaking

• High to superior ability with MS Office suite of software, particularly Excel and/or Access

• 3-6 years’ experience in environmental field at a producing mine site

• Supervisory experience of consultants, contractors and direct reports

• Must possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

• Must deal with co-workers, direct reports and clients in a calm, positive, courteous and respectful manner

• Must be legally entitled to work in Canada REWARDS & CULTURE

Alexco Resource offers a competitive remuneration package. We offer a supportive culture that prides itself on teamwork, professionalism, and safety.

CONTACT US Please apply directly by submitting your resume, to hr@alexcoresource.com preferably as a Microsoft Word

document, by 4:00 pm May 21st, 2021. Please note, that due to the number of applications we receive, only those

selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls please.

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