• Story 5 – Tahltan Central Government

    Ashley Jay

    Skeena Resources

    Ashley Jay studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Calgary. When she was in University, she had one mindset of what she would be doing in her future career. Being in Calgary, her future seemed like working in the oil and gas industry. She did not want to work in the industry, but it seemed like one of her few options.

  • Story 4 – Tahltan Central Government

    Hailey Carlick Beck

    Red Chris Mine

    Originally from Terrace, British Columbia, Hailey’s first job was at Terrace Motors Toyota. When she was 19, Hailey moved to Vancouver for school, enrolling at Langara College to study Psychology. She continued to work part-time in the automotive industry, at Acura and then McLaren.  Hailey works with Newcrest as a Community Relations Intern for Red Chris Mine.

  • Story 1 – Tahltan Central Government

    Clements Brace


    Clements Brace is a full-time Guardian with the Tahltan Central Government. He assists in wildlife protection, climate change and biological monitoring and the inspection of mineral exploration sites. Before joining the TCG, Clements worked as an outfitting guide. He is an avid hunter and provides meat and wood to Tahltan Elders. He is actively learning our language and sharing our Tahltan ways.

  • Story 2 – Red Chris Mine

    Vanessa McLean

    Equipment operator

    Vanessa McLean began her career working as a housekeeper at Galore Creek. One day an operator let her try one of the machines and she was hooked. Vanessa completed the ITA Heavy Equipment Operator Training and went off to work in Alberta’s oil and gas industry. In 2015, she returned home to start as a wiggle wagon operator at the Red Chris Mine. She quickly moved up to the 793’s.

  • Story 3 – Red Chris Mine

    Chantel Quock

    Environmental Technician

    Now Tahltan Project Environmental Coordinator and Senior Technician at Red Chris Mine, Chantel began her career as a summer student, working as an entry level assistant with Galore Creek. She began her studies with funding from the Tahltan Central Government and the Tahltan Band, then won scholarships from Red Chris. While working full time, Chantel took courses online and earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice from Royal Roads University.


Start your career

Find a career, not just another job. Join the Tahltan OnTrack website and discover Tahltan exclusive jobs – tailored to fit your life.

No matter where you live, no matter what education you have obtained to date, and no matter what job experience you have on your resume. Tahltan members can earn certification and qualifications for skills they have already developed, identify opportunities for education and training, and follow career building paths.


On the job training

Did you know that in the resource development industry there are employment opportunities where you can learn on the job? For example, you can be an electric shovel operator by starting as a mine operations labourer or you can be a mill control room operator by starting as a mill labourer. You can get a trade with an entry level position or you can go to school and become a geologist and work at an exploration site or active mine in Tahltan territory.

Career building

From an entry level position in mining you can become a highly skilled and well paid employee such as an underground miner, shovel operator, or mill control room operator without ever going to school or you can become a red seal journeyman or obtain a professional designation.


Did you know that from an entry level position in mining you can apply for apprenticeships or decide that you would like a post-secondary education and return to school and be supported by the Tahltan Central Government Education & Training funding program, Tahltan bursaries, your band, summer student programs, and co-op positions within the mining industry?

Discover opportunities

From Human Resources to Environmental Technician, from nurse to an oiler making sure the equipment runs smoothly, from community liaison to a trade in the warehouse, lab tech or electrician... the opportunities in Resource Development are endless.

  • TCG Education Coordinator

    2023-03-31 19:57:11

    British Columbia

    Reports to: Education & Training Director

    Job Duration: Full Time Position

    Summary: In this role, you will be the first point of contact to provide administrative and interpersonal support to Tahltan Central Government (TCG) members who are applying to the TCG Education & Training Department program. You will actively assist the TCG Education & Training Director in implementing the TCG Education & Training Department’s mandate. The administrative component will consist of data entry utilizing external and internal computerized systems, including use of all Microsoft Office systems with a strong focus on Excel. Interpersonal support requires excellent communication and relational skills with other TCG departments, external partnerships, including academic institutions, various federally-funded organizations, and the Tahltan membership.

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  • Underground All-rounder/Shotcreter

    2023-01-30 14:27:31

    Red Chris Mine British Columbia

    The Opportunity:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has new exciting opportunities for All-Rounders/Shotcreters at the Red Chris Mine in northern British Columbia.  Working a FIFO rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-shifts off.

    Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the All-Rounder/Shotcreter is responsible for development of the decline while efficiently operating the shotcrete sprayer, while also being experienced and skilled on Scoops, Trucks, Blasting, and Mine Services in an underground mine.  Performing the assigned tasks while meeting safety standards, targets and deadlines to maximize productivity and profitability.

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  • Scoop Operator – Underground

    2022-08-14 17:50:19

    Red Chris Mine Site British Columbia

    The Opportunity:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has new exciting opportunities for Scoop Operators at the Red Chris Mine in northern British Columbia.  Working a FIFO rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-shifts off.

    Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Scoop Operator is responsible for operating loading unit in an underground mine. Performing the assigned tasks while meeting safety standards, targets and deadlines to maximize productivity and profitability.

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  • Remote Camp 1st Cook

    2023-01-18 12:50:01

    LandSea (https://landseacamps.com/)– creating good places for people to live – Anywhere.

    About Us -LandSea is a Squamish based Workforce Accommodation company providing turn-key accommodation and catering solutions for remote projects throughout British Columbia and Western Canada

    About Working in Remote Camps

    Our camps are located in remote areas and staff live on-site (meals and accommodation included) on scheduled shifts and leave camp on scheduled breaks. A typical shift schedule (varies camp to camp) is 20 days on schedule at camp and 10 days off schedule away from camp. Most of our LandSea camps offer individual staff accommodation, ensuite or shared bathroom, full meals, WIFI and some have health/gym facilities for staff. We provide partial uniforms and help with the travel/reservations as needed to and from camp locations. Camp staff work long hours and multiple days in a row. A typical workday is between 10-12 hours (day or nightshift) and overtime rates apply. Health and Wellness benefits are offered after three months. Health and Safety and a Respectful Workplace are essential for everyone working together at LandSea. Our camps are drug and alcohol-free workplaces, and some require pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All new staff are required to complete pre-employment onboarding orientations. Our team members include Clerks, Cleaners, General Helpers, Housekeepers, Janitors, Maintenance, Security, Chefs, Cooks, Bakers, Lodge Managers, Health and Safety Officers and more.

    Sound like a good fit for you?

    About the Job

    The 1st Cook position is responsible for planning and directing food preparation and cooking activities. Also, estimate food requirements, and labour costs, demonstrate new equipment, prepare, and cook meals and specialty foods including dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances. Instructing 2nd Cooks and kitchen helpers in preparation, garnishing and presentation of food and teaching new cooking techniques. Ensure quality of food and portion control, create new recipes, requisition food and kitchen supplies and equipment, schedule daily duties, and supervise cooks and kitchen staff.

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  • Senior Project Geologist

    2023-01-20 09:52:47

    Closing Date:  February 17, 2023

    Job Summary:

    Reporting to the Lead, Geoscience, the Senior Project Geologist will perform their duties as a member of the Galore Creek team. The position focuses on a drilling program for a large porphyry copper-gold deposit that is currently being evaluated as part of a prefeasibility study. Duties primarily pertain to assisting in the design, planning, and implementation of drilling/exploration programs; supporting geological modelling and resource estimation; and integrating geoscience expertise with the Galore Creek technical group (encompassing metallurgy and process engineering, geotechnical engineering and infrastructure, and mine planning). 


    This position is based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, but requires significant fieldwork at the Galore Creek Uhtlān Camp, a remote fly-in camp located in northwestern British Columbia. Galore Creek will provide travel from Vancouver to Uhtlān Camp. This role is expected to be working on-site on a rotational basis of 20 days in, 10 days out from June until October. The successful candidate would have an anticipated start date in March 2023.      

    Located in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped porphyry copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation and Teck Resources Limited, is committed to improving the project economics and advancing the asset towards development. Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and other local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.

    More information on the Project is available at www.gcmc.ca.

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