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Coordinator, Permitting and Compliance

Employer
Taseko Gibraltar Mines
Location
Williams Lake, British Columbia
Salary
None Given
Closing date
Aug 28, 2022
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Company    Gibraltar Mines Limited
Location Williams Lake, BC 
Reporting Relationship    Senior Coordinator, Permitting and Compliance
Website    https://www.tasekomines.com

Company Background and Culture
With headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, Taseko Mines Limited is a leading North American copper producer across a range of key dimensions: operational efficiency; low energy and GHG intensity, environmentally sound, socially responsible development; healthy and safe workplaces and communities. 

The Company’s foundational asset is the long-life, low-cost Gibraltar copper mine (75% owned) in south-central British Columbia, for which it has won numerous environmental and safety awards for operational excellence.  Gibraltar is a state-of-the-art facility and the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada, with a 700+ person workforce.  Gibraltar produces an average of 130 million pounds of copper and 2.5 million pounds of molybdenum each year, with mineral reserves sufficient for more than 20 years of future operations.

Taseko is also advancing the Florence Copper Project in Arizona – a near-term copper producer with an unparalleled energy, water and GHG profile per unit of production. Florence Copper is a unique ‘in-situ copper recovery’ project which,  once operating, will significantly increase Taseko’s copper production.  Taseko expects to receive its final federal permit for the Florence Copper Project in 2022, after which construction will commence. The project will  have a production capacity of 85 million pounds of copper per year over a 20-year mine life.

The Yellowhead Project is a large, long-life copper project that Taseko added to its development portfolio in 2019. Located 150km north of Kamloops in the Thompson-Nicola region of BC, the Yellowhead deposit is similar to the Gibraltar deposit in size and grade. The Company is currently preparing to initiate the provincial and federal Environmental Assessment process for Yellowhead, while advancing technical and other work required to move the project towards production.  

Taseko’s strategy is to sustainably and profitably grow the company through developing our pipeline of high-quality advanced-stage mineral assets. We  are looking for qualified applicants who are interested in joining our team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Sr. Coordinator, Permitting and Compliance, assist with all matters related to permitting and compliance.
  • Support the development and coordination of permit applications under the Mines Act, Environmental Management Act, and the Joint Application process. 
  • Assist in managing the development and implementation of key studies and action plans to support environmental compliance and permitting initiatives.
  • Complete and direct various project management and support tasks related to regulatory and permitting requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining and tracking compliance with environmental laws, regulations, and site permits by ensuring adherence to industry best practices and municipal, provincial, and federally mandated environmental regulatory standards.
  • Support review,  auditing, tracking, and reporting on site compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of all licenses, permits, approvals, and applicable regulatory environmental requirements.
  • Maintain record of current environmental commitments and regulatory inspections.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned or required.

Professional Experience / Qualifications

  • Minimum two years’ experience in mining, resource development, industrial operations, environmental management, environmental assessment, or regulatory field would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, standards, and effective industry best practices.
  • Ability to interpret relevant legislation and implement necessary changes.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to collaborate and build consensus. 
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to present relevant, credible information to site personnel as well as regulators and stakeholders in both verbal and written form.
  • Strong organizational, time management skills, attention to detail, and conscientious dedication to maintaining records. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and productively as a team member and with external communities of interest including regulatory agencies and Indigenous groups.
  • Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Experience with data management and data management software.
  • Strong sense of integrity and desire to promote a safe, sustainable, and environmentally responsible culture.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in relevant field (e.g., law, business, science, environment or engineering). 
  • Designation or eligibility for designation such as P.Eng., P.Geo., R.P.Bio, EP considered an asset. 

The Community 

  • Williams Lake has a population of approximately 12,000 but services nearly 25,000 as it is a central hub for many outlying smaller communities.
  • Adult recreational leagues for many popular sports including hockey, soccer, and softball.
  • A fantastic trail network for mountain biking, walking, and hiking. 
  • Dozens of nearby lakes for fishing, paddling, and camping opportunities. 
  • Close by cross country and downhill skiing venues.

Compensation
At Taseko, we pride ourselves in offering a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our employees have the opportunity for career and professional growth through development, education, and succession plan programs.

In addition, our compensation benefit package includes competitive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan. Should the successful candidate need to relocate to Williams Lake, the Company will pay for their relocation expenses and provide them with living accommodations for a temporary length of time.

If you are qualified for the position posted and are interested in being part of reshaping the future of Taseko Mines Limited, please contact us either through our website.

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