Environmental Technician

Palmer Project, Alaska, USA

Job Description


The Environmental Technician will provide support for the environmental management of the Palmer Project. This includes conducting field surveys, collecting, and analyzing environmental data, preparing reports to develop and implement environmental management plans. This is a full-time position for the 2023 exploration season, approximately May to October.


  • Collect and analyze environmental data, including water quality, soil samples, and vegetation assessments.
  • Conduct environmental field surveys in support of exploration activities.
  • Prepare reports on environmental monitoring results, including recommendations for mitigating potential impacts.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of environmental management plans.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, including environmental permits and approvals.
  • Provide environmental training to project staff as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of environmental monitoring activities.
  • Participate in environmental audits and reviews.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, or related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in environmental monitoring, preferably in the mineral or mining exploration industry.


  • Knowledge of relevant environmental regulations and permitting processes. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with project teams.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills; and written communication and reporting skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Proactive and collaborative attitude, committed to working in a team environment based on respect, trust and accountability in pursuing shared goals.
  • Mindset that factors personnel safety, environmental protection, and community commitment into every decision and action.
  • Self-motivation with good attention to detail.
  • Valid driver license with clean driving record.
  • All new employees must pass a background check.
  • Valid standard first aid certification a plus.


Work hours generally begin at 7:00 AM; schedule and rotations to be discussed.


We offer competitive wages dependent upon experience and qualifications.


Palmer Project Camp near Haines, Alaska during the field season. Camp accommodation and meals are provided. Consideration for travel allowance and daily commuting may be available to residents of the Chilkat Valley on an individual basis.


We are committed to responsible mineral exploration near beautiful Haines, Alaska. Our multi-year plan to advance the Palmer Project to feasibility offers rewarding seasonal and fulltime opportunities in a variety of work environments. We look forward to expanding our dynamic and professional team with the opportunities below.


Becoming part of the Palmer Project is an exciting opportunity to join a community that works, lives, and plays together. Our Big Nugget Camp is located roughly 35 miles from downtown Haines, Alaska and serves as the base of operations during our field seasons.

Whether this is your first camp job or you have plenty of camp experience, we strive to provide enjoyable conditions. We recognize - and know from our own experience - rotational careers involve being away from family, friends, and the conveniences of home, and do our best to provide top-quality meals, robust Wi-Fi, comfortable living environments, and a respect for privacy and cultural diversity.

We know our most valuable asset is our people. Come enjoy your Southeast Alaska experience and being part of our community.

Click here to view the map of our Big Nugget Camp, Palmer Project

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Qualified applicants interested in joining our dynamic team are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via the form below. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Prefer to apply in-person?

Applicants may also deliver their documents in-person at:

120 2nd Ave North, Haines, AK


Apply by mail

By sending your application to

American Pacific Jobs
P.O. Box 315,
Haines, AK, USA, 99827