Job Position: Receptionist

Company: Rio Tinto

Expected salary:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Receptionist Job Details:



  • Be part of a global mining organization with a strong focus on safety
  • Established supportive team environment
  • Work with exceptional team of experts
  • Role based in Yellowknife, NT

About the role
Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.
Reporting to the Business Support Coordinator, the Receptionist will provide a range of reception and administrative support to the Yellowknife office.
This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who has a strong work ethic and who enjoys working in a team environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing using exceptional customer service skills.
  • Maintains front desk and switch board system following procedures / guidelines established. Informs visitors, site employees and phone calls by answering or referring enquiries.
  • Processes incoming/outgoing mail and follows internal site mail procedures for Corporate Office, mine site, PSF and G&G in addition to courier mail services.
  • Maintains security by following procedures, maintains visitor logs, and issuing visitor and employee swipe cards and building fobs.
  • Maintains office and kitchen supplies, evacuation plan and emergency lists, parking stall management, DDMI Reception folder, Business Resiliency Team (BRT) cabinet supplies.
  • Adheres to Rio Tinto document control standards.
  • Maintenance building requests using McCor Management ticket system.
  • Supports continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

What you’ll bring
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Grade 12 high school diploma
  • Office or business administration post-secondary an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software preferred

Additional Information
Priority consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory. Members must clearly identify their status in their application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.
What we offer
Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive compensation
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminum, critical minerals and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.
Where you will be working
Located in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.
Every Voice Matters
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.
Working at Rio Tinto also means choosing to be part of a company designated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2023 for a 4th consecutive year. For more information, click here:

How to Apply?

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