Why Work at Hecla

Excellent compensation and benefits, the opportunity for professional growth, and desirable locations.

Join more than 1,800 Hecla employees in pursuit of a rewarding career in some of North America’s most beautiful locations. Hecla is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with a sister office in Vancouver, B.C and has operating mines in Juneau, Alaska, Idaho’s Silver Valley, Quebec, Canada and Yukon Territory, Canada. We also have a number of exploration properties in world-class silver and gold mining districts throughout North America.

Benefits & Compensation

We strive to provide a wholesome, supportive, fair, and respectful work environment. Hecla’s compensation and benefit plans are highly competitive, and our performance-based compensation programs recognize and reward employee contributions and excellence.

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Professional Growth

Hecla is positioned to continue growing, and our employees can grow professionally with us. Personal and professional development of our employees is a high priority. Hecla management is dedicated to continuously investing in the technology, training, systems, and programs that help protect and support our people. Become a part of Hecla and help us build on our long and successful history.

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Unsurpassed Locations

Hecla operates in some of the most desirable locations in the world. Our offices and mines are situated near public lands and wilderness areas with abundant recreational activities. We are also located in close proximity to metropolitan areas large enough to offer social, cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities.


The safety and health of our employees and contractors is the top priority. Hecla’s commitment remains strongly fixed on safety and health on the job and at home, and we strive to maintain an injury-free, healthy workplace.

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Positive Work Environment

Hecla Mining Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice not to discriminate against any current or potential employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or physical or other disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Hecla is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.

Internship Program

Hecla offers internship programs at our operating mines in Alaska, Idaho, and Quebec that help train students for a career in mining.