Field Assistant

Field Assistant


Job Position: Field Assistant

Company: Det’on Cho Management

Expected salary:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Field Assistant Job Details:


Seeking early career environmental professionals to join our team and support various environmental projects in Yellowknife and beyond. The successful candidates should be motivated to learn and work alongside experienced environmental professionals. Looking for a candidate with a passion for the outdoors and an interest in pursuing a career in the environmental sciences.

About the Role:

Field Assistants are responsible for supporting technicians and specialists during fieldwork season. Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Summer employment (May-August) with possibility of extension or continued employment.
  • Working in the field under the supervision of environmental technicians and specialists.
  • Supporting field programs related to soil sampling, air quality monitoring, groundwater monitoring, environmental monitoring, wildlife monitoring, fish and fish habitat assessments, etc.
  • Supporting project reporting, including researching, data management, and report writing.
  • Supporting the coordination of field logistics and equipment management.
  • Following health and safety procedures and collaborating in improving safety in the field.
  • Completing required training programs for fieldwork (first aid, mine safety, helicopter safety).
  • Flexible working hours, overtime and weekend work is possible but not required.

What you’ll need

For an individual to be successful in the role of a Field Assistant, they will need to meet the following education and /or experience criteria:

  • No previous education or professional experience required.
  • Must have an eagerness to learn skills related to environmental monitoring and sampling.
  • Previous experience or education within the environmental sciences considered an asset.
  • Strong commitment to health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions for potentially long periods at a time.
  • Willingness to travel and work in potentially remote locations.
  • Experience working in mining, contaminated sites, or remote sites is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Yellowknives Dene language, culture, and way of life would be considered assets.

If you are self-motivated, adaptable, and enjoy working in a team environment with a desire to join a locally owned, growing, and vibrant Company, a career with Det’on Cho Environmental may be a good fit.

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Field Assistant Apply Now!

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