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9 Dec 2020

Full-Time Various Positions

Cheetah Resources –  Northwest Territories

Job Description

Cheetah Resources

Cheetah Resources is an explorer and developer focusing on rare earths and technology metals. We are a company built on strong values around integrity, respect for others, community and thinking different.

Our aim is to be the largest independent supplier of clean mixed rare earth feedstock outside China, supporting clean technologies and industries such as communications, defence and healthcare.

We are excited to commence operations at our Nechalacho project, a high-grade, light rare earth project located at Nechalacho in the NWT. The project boasts one of the highest grade rare earths deposits in the world, excellent infrastructure and simple, low-cost processing.

We are currently recruiting the following fulltime fixed-term contract positions:


We are now looking to appoint an experienced Emergency Safety Officer who will not only provide a critical role to the project, but also to the safety and welfare of our people.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Carry out OHS monitoring, auditing and report preparation
  • Maintain OHS databases, systems and perform administrative duties for the OHS department
  • Provide advice and support to management and employees with the aim to ensure acceptable safety and health standards are established and practiced, and legislative and regulatory requirements are met
  • Assist in incident investigations and the development of corrective actions
  • Assist with the overall implementation of safety systems, strategies, initiatives and promote improvements to manager
  • Conduct inductions, training, toolboxes and meetings as directed
  • Develop, review and improve safety documentation, including policies and procedures
  • Conduct Weekly emergency response training
  • Coordinate communication and reporting through the safety system
  • Conduct audits, safety inspections and risk management processes, make recommendations and develop actions
  • Equipment preparedness, including compliance, inspections and reporting
  • Conduct of site fitness for work requirements in accordance with site and company alcohol and other drugs policies
  • Plan, coordinate, and participate in site emergency drills
  • To provide first aid and medical services along with ensuring medical facilities are maintained in an operationally ready status
  • Oversee injury management and return to work cases

Experience required:

  • Strong understanding of the NWT mining act and regulation
  • Certificate or qualifications in health care (medic)
  • Certificate or qualifications in Fire & Rescue
  • CRSP Certification


We are now looking to appoint an experienced Environmental Officer to join our team for an exciting opportunity to develop and implement the framework to ensure that all environmental management and statutory obligations are met or exceeded.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop, review and maintain environment management and compliance documentation, including environmental management plans, waste management plans, monitoring plans, environment and heritage procedures, legal obligation and commitment register, risk register, activity planners
  • Perform audits against the Project’s legal obligations and commitments
  • Conduct inspections of site facilities, processes and contractors to facilitate continuous improvement in environmental management
  • Conduct and report on environmental monitoring, including flora, fauna, dust, water and hydrocarbon management
  • Coordinate and supervise biological surveys and programs of work as well as training initiatives (e.g. Bear Awareness, significant species monitoring etc.)
  • Support the coordination, assessment and maintenance of ground disturbance permits (GDPs) and the GDP permitting system
  • Record, maintain and analyze data and other information for use in the compilation of statutory and corporate reporting requirements
  • Prepare and review compliance reports required under relevant mining and NWT regulations
  • Annual, quarterly environmental reporting
  • Liaise with and engage internal and external stakeholders, including regulators, to support delivery of key compliance activities and facilitate continuous improvement in environmental management
  • Deliver environmental and awareness & education initiatives (e.g., workshops, toolboxes)
  • Conduct environmental and incident investigations, where required
  • Assist with closure and rehabilitation activities

Experience required:

  • Bachelor degree with Environmental specialization or other related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience planning and implementing site environmental audits
  • Proactivity, goal orientation and attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Knowledge of (and ensuring compliance to) environmental legislation
  • Previous experience working in a similar environment


We are now looking to appoint an experienced Office Manager who demonstrates excellent communication and organization skills and is motivated by working in a small team that prides themselves on getting things done.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the coordination of supplies and travel for both the office and site
  • Prepare and process monthly payroll for employees
  • Reception duties – answering calls, emails and letters
  • Maintaining office policies and supporting the management of health and safety procedures
  • Meeting, conference, and event planning
  • Manage relationships with vendors, service providers and landlord, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time
  • Establishing and managing procedures for record protection, retention, disposal and retrieval
  • Assisting with HR and associated staff onboarding, appraisals and training
  • Assisting with accounting operations
  • Establishing and managing the data collection and reporting process for management, regulatory and community reporting
  • Researching and writing reports and project work

Experience required:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on experience with office operations
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Organization and the ability to multitask to complete a wide variety of tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed thoroughly and correctly
  • Strong computing skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Bookkeeping skills are highly desirable
  • Reliability and discretion
  • 2-3 years of experience as an office clerk, administrative assistant, secretary or similar role

Why Work for Cheetah
At Cheetah, we understand people are fundamental to our success. We aspire to provide opportunities for the people and businesses in the communities in which we operate.

We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

How to Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resumé by Friday, December 18 to:
Rob Gallacher
Phone: +61478760714

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2021-01-08

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