Site Manager

Palmer Project, Alaska, USA

Job Description


The Site Manager is an operations leadership position responsible for managing all aspects of daily site operations. The Site Manager will report to senior management and work closely with other staff to ensure a safe and productive environment and good coordination of various work groups and contractors. This is a full-time seasonal position for the summer exploration season, likely May through October 2023.


  • Manage all daily activities at the project site, including logistics, staffing and general day to day operations of multiple interdependent teams.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company policies.
  • Review and support detailed work plans of all teams working at the site.
  • Develop and implement communication methods and procedures to ensure smooth and efficient operations.
  • Manage site maintenance staff, ordinary fuel/consumable deliveries and contractors as needed.
  • Ensure all processes are in place for ordering fuel, supplies and other inventoried items.
  • Monitor and communicate access road and weather conditions as work and travel needs require.
  • Prepare regular reports on site operations and performance metrics.
  • Maintain a positive and productive work environment that encourages teamwork and excellence.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management; or a combination of education and work experience providing equivalent knowledge preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role; preferably in exploration or mining.


  • Experience managing budgets, personnel, and logistics in a remote work environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent computer and IT skills; including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire staff to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proven record of executing projects for exploration or industrial clients.
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to work in a remote location and adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and perform physically demanding work in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a noisy and dusty environment.
  • All new employees must pass a background check.
  • Valid standard first aid certificate is a plus.


Work hours generally 7:30 AM-5:30 PM; schedule varies with site demands.


We offer competitive wages dependent upon experience and qualifications.


Palmer Project camp near Haines, Alaska (7.5 Mile Porcupine Road). Camp accommodation and meals are provided. Additional consideration for 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