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Job Posting: Winter Caretaker

Job Posting: Winter Caretaker

LOCATION: Bornite Camp, Alaska

START DATES: September 1, 2015


  • Patrols grounds to ensure the security of company property.
  • Ensures no unauthorized personnel enter company buildings.
  • Communicates weekly with NovaCopper on the condition of the camp.
  • Watches for vandalism of company property.
  • Reports unauthorized personnel and vandalism of company property and any other incidents to the company and state troopers.
  • Reports all safety and environmental incidents to the company immediately.
  • Completes a weekly checklist on the status of the camp and equipment.
  • Notifies NovaCopper if they are going to be leaving the camp.
  • Keeps the camp clean.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance on the diesel generator.
  • Keeps all tent roofs clear of snow.


  • High School Education is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a security guard or a watchman preferred.


  • Required to work in arctic conditions.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Food will be provided via charter from Kotzebue/Fairbanks.
  • A company snow machine will be provided but it not intended for personal use.
  • Fuel will be supplied but is not intended for personal use.
  • Will be subject to NovaCopper’s Drug & Alcohol Policy.
  • Required to work 2 months continuously.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a confidential letter and résumé to mailto:careers@novacopper.com or fax it to 604-629-2953. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position will close on August 21, 2015.

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