Career Opportunities

See below for the current positions that Arctic Response is hiring.

Position: Heavy Equipment Operators (up to 10 positions)

      • Full-time
      • Specifics are confidential at this point due to on-going bidding. The positions are subject to the client winning this bid.

Location Base: 

      • Anywhere
      • Work location will be a high arctic community, to be announced pending the client successfully wins contract

Company and Job Description:

Arctic Response is a training and consulting firm with facilities in Edmonton, AB and Yellowknife, NT. We work in communities throughout Canada with special expertise in Canada’s north. Our company assists our clients to identify strategic projects, conduct detailed planning, and prepare workers to fill critical roles.

Our company is veteran-owned and employs many CF veterans from a variety of trades. Arctic Response has recently established a new division to assist members leaving the CF to find meaningful employment in the private sectors we service.

In general, we are looking for industrious, professional, flexible and entrepreneurial-minded individuals.

We are currently recruiting Heavy Equipment Operators on behalf of a large firm for two-year contracts in Nunavut. Operators will work 8 weeks in Nunavut, followed by 2 weeks off in their home location.

Travel costs will be paid by the employer. Training for individuals in this position will occur where possible.

Skills: For this position, we are looking for individuals with:

      • All drivers must be eligible for a valid DND 404 Driver Permit
      • All candidates must have the ability to receive military security clearance
      • A minimum one (1) year experience in the operation of that vehicle or equipment
      • Must be qualified in accordance with current territorial or provincial regulations or must be registered in DND FMS with the JK specialty code (Driver/Examiner Qualification) to operate the vehicles and equipment listed
      • Must be trained on driving with an attached trailer and safe backing
      • Must have qualifications to operate vehicles containing Hazardous Materials, where applicable
      • The drivers and operators of all vehicles and heavy equipment operating on the airfield must be in possession of a valid Airfield RAMP DDC qualification
      • For Aircraft Ground-Icing operations, must be trained and qualified as per Transport Canada (TC) publication
      • All trades persons must be Red Seal Certificated in Canada.

Equipment to be operated:

      • Loader (Case), Grader (JD 772m,Volvo),
      • Dozer (D6),
      • Case Backhoe,
      • Motor Grader (Cat M & H series, possibility of different manufactures of graders)
      • Skid steer
      • And possible Fork lift would be a follow on training option.
      • Larue Snowblowers

Salary: Dependent on candidate skill. Salary is competitive for the position and work conditions

Interested? Contact Us Here to submit your application or email kris_schroder@arcticresponse.ca. Please include a resume, cover letter and relevant training certificates and licenses.

Position: Field Instructor

      • Part-time, Casual for the spring-fall 2022 season, full-time employment may be available to the successful candidates at the end of the term.
      • Salary: $25/hour
      • Start date is ASAP

Location Base: 

      • Flexible

Company Background:

Arctic Response Canada Ltd. has been providing elite safety training to employees across numerous industries since opening our flagship Yellowknife office in 2001, and currently offers a catalogue of over 150 different field safety, industrial safety, first aid, and driver training programs. With an additional office in Edmonton and contract instructors across the country, our national reach has allowed our programs to become the national training standard for multiple federal government departments. At present, we employ over 35 full-time, part-time or casual employees.

The growth and success of Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is a result of the caliber of our team members, and their commitment to our vision of delivering only the highest standard of training. Our programs are designed to be challenging, realistic, relevant, and effective for our students.

Our clients are comprised of government employees (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal), Indigenous governments and organizations, private sector companies, and educational institutions. Adapting our instructional approach to meet the needs of individuals with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience while not compromising on our training standards has been a cornerstone of our company and an area in which we are committed to developing even further.

Position Summary:

As a Field Instructor, your primary role would be delivering a wide range of field safety and first aid training programs to client groups in Yukon, NWT and Nunavut, and anywhere else our work takes us. When not teaching, administrative functions may include course and curriculum development, equipment maintenance, logistical planning, and/or operational taskings (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities.

Responsibilities:

      • Prepare and deliver a broad range of field safety and first aid training programs

      • Support ongoing refinement of existing programs

      • Support development of new training curriculum and materials

      • Support marketing and business development efforts

      • Maintenance of training equipment and materials

      • Provide operational services to clients (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities

      • Traveling (independently or with colleagues) to remote locations throughout the Canadian North

Requirements:

      • Confidence and experience as a teacher or instructor (teaching/instructing experience with adult and Indigenous learners shall be considered an asset)
      • Competence and experience managing high-hazard activities, exercising excellent safety judgement, decision making, and risk management
      • Strong and courteous written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to adapt instructional approach and materials to meet unique needs of various students and student groups
      • Flexibility, adaptability, and energy allowing you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
      • Integrity, professionalism, maturity, reliability, and accountability
      • Ability and desire to expand areas of expertise and develop new capabilities
      • Responsible, self-motivated, able to self-direct and solve complex problems independently
      • Clean Criminal Record Check
      • Ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues, students, and clients in a team environment
      • Desire to travel frequently throughout the Yukon and Northern Canada
      • Substantial wilderness skills and experience
      • Work experience in industrial settings considered an asset
      • Competent and familiar with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Valid Driver’s License
      • Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is willing to provide on-the-job training though formal certification and/or substantial experience in the following will be considered assets:
        • First aid, advanced first aid, wilderness first aid, medic/paramedic qualification
        • Wilderness travel/living, survival skills, map/compass/GPS navigation
        • Wildlife safety, firearms handling, firearms Possession and Acquisition License
        • Motorboat, jet boat, ATV, and snowmobile operations
        • Lifeguarding, swiftwater rescue, ice safety and rescue
        •  Helicopter safety and operations

Additional Benefits of Employment

      • On-the-job training opportunities
      • Opportunity to travel to other northern locations
      • Living and working in an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland!

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the suitable candidate(s) for Fall 2022.

Interested? Contact Us Here to submit your application or email eric_rarog@arcticresponse.ca. Please include a resume, cover letter and relevant training certificates and licenses.

Position: Field Instructor

      • Part-time, Casual for the spring-fall 2022 season, full-time employment may be available to the successful candidates at the end of the term.
      • Salary: $25/hour
      • Start date is ASAP

Location Base: 

      • Whitehorse, YT

Company Background:

Arctic Response Canada Ltd. has been providing elite safety training to employees across numerous industries since opening our flagship Yellowknife office in 2001, and currently offers a catalogue of over 150 different field safety, industrial safety, first aid, and driver training programs. With an additional office in Edmonton and contract instructors across the country, our national reach has allowed our programs to become the national training standard for multiple federal government departments. At present, we employ over 35 full-time, part-time or casual employees.

The growth and success of Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is a result of the caliber of our team members, and their commitment to our vision of delivering only the highest standard of training. Our programs are designed to be challenging, realistic, relevant, and effective for our students.

Our clients are comprised of government employees (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal), Indigenous governments and organizations, private sector companies, and educational institutions. Adapting our instructional approach to meet the needs of individuals with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience while not compromising on our training standards has been a cornerstone of our company and an area in which we are committed to developing even further.

Position Summary:

As a Field Instructor, your primary role would be delivering a wide range of field safety and first aid training programs to client groups in Whitehorse, throughout the Yukon, and anywhere else our work takes us. When not teaching, administrative functions may include course and curriculum development, equipment maintenance, logistical planning, and/or operational taskings (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities.

Responsibilities:

      • Prepare and deliver a broad range of field safety and first aid training programs

      • Support ongoing refinement of existing programs

      • Support development of new training curriculum and materials

      • Support marketing and business development efforts

      • Maintenance of training equipment and materials

      • Provide operational services to clients (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities

      • Traveling (independently or with colleagues) to remote locations throughout the Canadian North

Requirements:

      • Confidence and experience as a teacher or instructor (teaching/instructing experience with adult and Indigenous learners shall be considered an asset)
      • Competence and experience managing high-hazard activities, exercising excellent safety judgement, decision making, and risk management
      • Strong and courteous written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to adapt instructional approach and materials to meet unique needs of various students and student groups
      • Flexibility, adaptability, and energy allowing you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
      • Integrity, professionalism, maturity, reliability, and accountability
      • Ability and desire to expand areas of expertise and develop new capabilities
      • Responsible, self-motivated, able to self-direct and solve complex problems independently
      • Clean Criminal Record Check
      • Ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues, students, and clients in a team environment
      • Desire to travel frequently throughout the Yukon and Northern Canada
      • Substantial wilderness skills and experience
      • Work experience in industrial settings considered an asset
      • Competent and familiar with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Valid Driver’s License
      • Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is willing to provide on-the-job training though formal certification and/or substantial experience in the following will be considered assets:
        • First aid, advanced first aid, wilderness first aid, medic/paramedic qualification
        • Wilderness travel/living, survival skills, map/compass/GPS navigation
        • Wildlife safety, firearms handling, firearms Possession and Acquisition License
        • Motorboat, jet boat, ATV, and snowmobile operations
        • Lifeguarding, swiftwater rescue, ice safety and rescue
        •  Helicopter safety and operations

Additional Benefits of Employment

      • On-the-job training opportunities
      • Opportunity to travel to other northern locations
      • Living and working in an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland!

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the suitable candidate(s) for Fall 2022.

Interested? Contact Us Here to submit your application or email colleen_hammond@arcticresponse.ca. Please include a resume, cover letter and relevant training certificates and licenses.

Position: Field Instructor

      • Full-Time, 10 to 12-week term, minimum 5 days per week. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the successful candidates at the end of the term.
      • Salary: $200 / day + National Joint Council Per Diem ($136.50/day) + Crew Housing
      • Start date is ASAP

Location Base: 

      • Yellowknife, NT

Company Background:

Arctic Response Canada Ltd. has been providing elite safety training to employees across numerous industries since opening our flagship Yellowknife office in 2001, and currently offers a catalogue of over 150 different field safety, industrial safety, first aid, and driver training programs. With an additional office in Edmonton and contract instructors across the country, our national reach has allowed our programs to become the national training standard for multiple federal government departments. At present, we employ over 35 full-time, part-time or casual employees.

The growth and success of Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is a result of the caliber of our team members, and their commitment to our vision of delivering only the highest standard of training. Our programs are designed to be challenging, realistic, relevant, and effective for our students.

Our clients are comprised of government employees (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal), Indigenous governments and organizations, private sector companies, and educational institutions. Adapting our instructional approach to meet the needs of individuals with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience while not compromising on our training standards has been a cornerstone of our company and an area in which we are committed to developing even further.

Position Summary:

As a Field Instructor, your primary role would be delivering a wide range of field safety and first aid training programs to client groups in Yellowknife, throughout the Northwest Territories, and anywhere else our work takes us. When not teaching, administrative functions may include course and curriculum development, equipment maintenance, logistical planning, and/or operational taskings (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities. Though delivering field safety and first aid programs are the primary functions of this position, instructors are also expected to develop capacity to instruct programs in other areas such as industrial safety.

Responsibilities:

      • Prepare and deliver a broad range of field safety and first aid training programs

      • Support ongoing refinement of existing programs

      • Support development of new training curriculum and materials

      • Support marketing and business development efforts

      • Maintenance of training equipment and materials

      • Provide operational services to clients (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities

      • Traveling (independently or with colleagues) to remote locations throughout the Canadian North

Requirements:

      • Confidence and experience as a teacher or instructor (teaching/instructing experience with adult and Indigenous learners shall be considered an asset)
      • Competence and experience managing high-hazard activities, exercising excellent safety judgement, decision making, and risk management
      • Strong and courteous written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to adapt instructional approach and materials to meet unique needs of various students and student groups
      • Flexibility, adaptability, and energy allowing you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
      • Integrity, professionalism, maturity, reliability, and accountability
      • Ability and desire to expand areas of expertise and develop new capabilities
      • Responsible, self-motivated, able to self-direct and solve complex problems independently
      • Clean Criminal Record Check
      • Ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues, students, and clients in a team environment
      • Desire to travel frequently throughout the Yukon and Northern Canada
      • Substantial wilderness skills and experience
      • Work experience in industrial settings considered an asset
      • Competent and familiar with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Valid Driver’s License
      • Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is willing to provide on-the-job training though formal certification and/or substantial experience in the following will be considered assets:
        • First aid, advanced first aid, wilderness first aid, medic/paramedic qualification
        • Wilderness travel/living, survival skills, map/compass/GPS navigation
        • Wildlife safety, firearms handling, firearms Possession and Acquisition License
        • Motorboat, jet boat, ATV, and snowmobile operations
        • Lifeguarding, swiftwater rescue, ice safety and rescue
        •  Helicopter safety and operations

Additional Benefits of Employment

      • Centrally-located crew housing provided for duration of term employment

      • On-the-job training opportunities

      • National Joint Council Duty Travel Allowances ($136.50/day for the first 30 days, $102.40 for the remainder of the contract)

      • Opportunity to travel to other NWT locations

      • Living and working in an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland!

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the suitable candidate(s) for Fall 2022.

Interested? Contact Us Here to submit your application or email dave_delugt@arcticresponse.ca. Please include a resume, cover letter and relevant training certificates and licenses.

Position: Instructor

      • Base Office: Sherwood Park
      • Part-Time, Casual for the spring-fall 2022 season. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the successful candidates at the end of the term
      • Salary: $25/hour to start
      • Start date is ASAP
    •  

Company Background:

Arctic Response Canada Ltd. has been providing elite safety training to employees across numerous industries since opening our flagship Yellowknife office in 2001, and currently offers a catalogue of over 150 different field safety, industrial safety, first aid, and driver training programs. With an additional office in Edmonton and contract instructors across the country, our national reach has allowed our programs to become the national training standard for multiple federal government departments. At present, we employ over 35 full-time, part-time or casual employees.

The growth and success of Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is a result of the caliber of our team members, and their commitment to our vision of delivering only the highest standard of training. Our programs are designed to be challenging, realistic, relevant, and effective for our students.

Our clients are comprised of government employees (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal), Indigenous governments and organizations, private sector companies, and educational institutions. Adapting our instructional approach to meet the needs of individuals with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience while not compromising on our training standards has been a cornerstone of our company and an area in which we are committed to developing even further.

Position Summary:

As an Instructor, your primary role would be to design and deliver a wide range of safety training programs to client groups in Yukon, NWT and Nunavut, and anywhere else our work takes us. When not teaching, administrative functions may include course and curriculum development, equipment maintenance, logistical planning, and/or operational taskings (wilderness safety oversight for film crews, wildlife monitoring, medic services, etc.) commensurate with qualifications and abilities.

Responsibilities:

      • Provide instruction of Arctic Response programs, with initial priority of industrial safety related courses. These include, but are not limited to:

          • WHMIS / TDG

          • First Aid

          • Confined Space

          • Fall Protection

          • Spill Response

      • Arctic Response will cross-train the instructor to deliver field safety programs

      • Assist in client curriculum design and development. This can include:

          • Carrying out research into legislative requirements, recognized standards and best practices

          • Building lesson plans and training materials

          • Defining safe work procedures in accordance with the company Health and Safety policy

          • Developing instructor packages

      • Deliver training from Arctic Response locations, client locations and outlying communities

      • Ensure the safety of all candidates, staff and authorized visitors of Arctic Response training and operations

      • Ensure training is carried out in an environmentally responsible manner

      • Ensure all equipment and supplies necessary for training are well maintained, controlled and appropriate for the task

      • Company vehicles and other motorized equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with all legal requirements and the company vehicle policy

      • Fully comply with Arctic Response Terms of Employment policy

      • Where trained and qualified, to provide safety overwatch and operational support to client organizations

      • Assist in the marketing of courses and operational services to potential clients

      • Ensure the general upkeep and housekeeping of company equipment and facilities

         

Requirements:

      • Confidence and experience as a teacher or instructor (teaching/instructing experience with adult and Indigenous learners shall be considered an asset)
      • Competence and experience managing high-hazard activities, exercising excellent safety judgement, decision making, and risk management
      • Strong and courteous written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to adapt instructional approach and materials to meet unique needs of various students and student groups
      • Flexibility, adaptability, and energy allowing you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
      • Integrity, professionalism, maturity, reliability, and accountability
      • Ability and desire to expand areas of expertise and develop new capabilities
      • Responsible, self-motivated, able to self-direct and solve complex problems independently
      • Clean Criminal Record Check
      • Ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues, students, and clients in a team environment
      • Willingness to travel frequently throughout the Yukon and Northern Canada
      • Substantial wilderness skills and experience
      • Work experience in industrial settings considered an asset
      • Competent and familiar with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Valid Driver’s License
      • Arctic Response Canada Ltd. is willing to provide on-the-job training though formal certification and/or substantial experience in the following will be considered assets:
          • First aid, advanced first aid, wilderness first aid, medic/paramedic qualification
          • Wilderness travel/living, survival skills, map/compass/GPS navigation
          • Wildlife safety, firearms handling, firearms Possession and Acquisition License
          • Motorboat, jet boat, ATV, and snowmobile operations
          • Lifeguarding, swiftwater rescue, ice safety and rescue
          • Helicopter safety and operations

Additional Benefits of Employment

      • On-the-job training opportunities

      • Opportunity to travel to other northern locations

      • Living and working in an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Permanent, full-time employment may be available to the suitable candidate(s) for Fall 2022.

Interested? Contact Us Here to submit your application or email info@arcticresponse.ca. Please include a resume, cover letter and relevant training certificates and licenses.