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Manager, Environment & Permitting

Posted by: 
Taseko Mines Limited
Closing Date: 
April 27, 2018
Vancouver, BC


Taseko Mines is a dynamic and growing Canadian mining company. Taseko is the operator of the state-of-the-art Gibraltar Mine, the second largest copper mine in Canada, with a nearly 700 person workforce, producing an average of 140 million pounds of copper per year.

In addition to being a large copper producer, Taseko is also an accomplished mine developer with a promising pipeline of gold, copper and niobium interests in both Canada and the United States.  The company is currently constructing its first international copper mine – the Florence Copper Project – which will become a $250 million in-situ copper recovery operation, just an hour’s drive south of Phoenix Arizona.

Taseko attributes its continued success and expansion to its most valued asset, its people.   Driven by excellence, our approach has been to seek out, identify and then hire the best.  Excellence is always our goal and achieving it means attracting, training and rewarding those who share our ambition and passion to be the very best we can be.  
This is your chance to join a team of experienced mining and environmental management professionals and become part of an exciting future of growth and personal development.

We have an opening in our Vancouver Corporate Office for the following position: Manager, Environment & Permitting


Reporting to the Vice President, Engineering, the Manager, Environment & Permitting is responsible for directing activities, evaluating risk, and contributing to strategy and policy with regards to environmental, regulatory, and aboriginal and stakeholder affairs, in support of new mine development, existing operations, and the evaluation of potential acquisitions.


  • Effectively contribute to Taseko’s strategies, policies, and communications related to environmental regulatory affairs and community and aboriginal engagement.
  • Coordinate the execution of action plans consistent with those developed strategies and policies.
  • Interface and communicate with various levels of government, stakeholders, and representatives from aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities to ensure achievement of projects and operations’ timelines.
  • Manage staff and consultants required for stakeholder engagement, environmental studies and regulatory applications.
  • Support the development and implementation of environmental management systems and plans, including auditing, compliance and consultation tracking processes, to ensure conformance with Environmental, Health and Safety, and Aboriginal Policies, and corporate objectives.
  • Direct activities related to environmental assessments and permit applications for proposed projects.
  • Represent Taseko at various business and community events and participate in appropriate industry associations to enhance and further Taseko’s interests as well as the industry as a whole.
  • Keep abreast of existing and pending legislation and regulations, which may impact the company’s plans and activities; coordinate and disseminate regulatory information within the company.
  • Provide senior level review of key regulatory submissions and other external disclosure documents related to environmental or aboriginal affairs for operations and projects. 


  • Possess a degree and professional standing, or ability to apply for professional standing, in an appropriate discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of  environmental / permitting experience with resource projects preferably in British Columbia
  • Familiar with current regulatory, environmental assessment, and permitting practices
  • Have a clear understanding of First Nations values and issues.
  • A network of strong contacts within the industry and associated government is an asset.


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 compettive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan

Job ID: 362

City: Vancouver

Province/State: British Columbia

Property:  Vancouver Head Office



Qualified applicants, eligible to work in Canada, are invited to explore this opportunity by submitting a cover letter and detailed resume outlining your qualifications and experience, in confidence, using the Apply button below.

We thank all applicants who express interest and we will keep your application on file for six months. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Taseko respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.