• Story 1 – Tahltan Central Government

    Clements Brace

    Guardian

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.

Certification

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.

  • Mill Technicians

    2021-02-21 16:22:03

    Red Chris Mine British Columbia

     

    Discover what’s possible with us

    Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

    Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George and Smithers.

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  • Heavy Construction

    2020-07-16 14:44:14

    Remote Camps British Columbia

    TNDC is seeking candidates for the following positions:

    • Equipment operators
    • Haul truck drivers
    • General labourers
    • Drivers – class 4, 3, 1

    We're always on the lookout for motivated, skilled and trained workers, students seeking to gain work experience and those new to the workforce. Minimum age requirements and qualifications may apply to some positions.

    TNDC is looking for those that are committed to a safe work environment and practice safe work procedures.

    Successful applicants will be required to work and stay in a remote camp setting during their shift. Work schedules may vary, depending on the position, site and project.

    Applicants must be physically fit to meet work demands.

    TNDC is seeking reliable and dependable candidates that will arrive for work on-time and ready for work.

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  • Junior Environment Technician

    2021-04-15 18:32:51

    British Columbia

    Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur’s wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur’s headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.

    The Coeur Silvertip mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking a Junior Environment Technician to work in a camp-based environment rotating on 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off schedule.

    If you are motivated by unique challenges, change, working in a remote location and work-life balance with the flexibility of a rotational schedule, this opportunity is for you!

    This position will report directly to the Environment Superintendent.

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  • Trades – Electrician

    2021-04-15 18:12:03

    British Columbia

    Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur’s wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur’s headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.

    The Coeur Silvertip mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking an Electrician to work in a camp-based environment rotating on a two week in/two week out shift rotation.

    If you are motivated by unique challenges, change, working in a remote location and work-life balance with the flexibility of a rotational schedule, this opportunity is for you!

    The Electrician within the Mill Maintenance Department reporting to the Mill Maintenance Supervisor.

     

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  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    2021-03-20 17:18:44

    Burnaby British Columbia

    Procon Mining and Tunnelling (Procon) specializes in underground mine development, contract mining, underground excavations, civil tunneling and mining related construction projects. Since 1992, Procon has been building its reputation for its expertise in tackling and delivering challenging projects across Canada and select international locations.

    As a specialty contractor in a safety-sensitive business, workforce safety is the foundation for everything we do. Centered by our people, our company culture is driven on the tenets of integrity, innovation, relationships and performance for our clients, business partners and the communities we work in.  Procon works with Indigenous Nations in different regions of Canada, and it is a priority to recruit qualified Indigenous employees where possible.

    Procon is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist based at our Head Office in Burnaby, BC. We are looking for a motivated person who is committed to growing their professional career at Procon while gaining valuable knowledge and experience.  We offer a flexible arrangement to work from home, a competitive compensation and benefits package.

    Position Summary:

    The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, and, as a key member in the corporate Finance group, is expected to assist in managing the Company’s full-cycle accounts payable function. This position will have the opportunity to help shape and define functional process improvements after learning all aspects of the Company’s current project-oriented AP function.  Process improvements may include digitalization of invoice and payment processes in SAP – corporate system of records, as well as enhancements of compliance and management reporting. It will require system proficiency, effective communication skills, and a collaborative approach to supporting Accounts Payable team.

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