Indigenous Opportunities | Emergency Services Officer - WAIO

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

14 August 2019

Date closing

28 August 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. We are looking for suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to start or continue their career in mining at BHP. Indigenous Peoples are critical partners and stakeholders in many of BHP operations both within Australia and around the world. Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities.

About the role

Reporting to the Security and Emergency Management Supervisor within the Health, Safety and Environment team, this role is required to ensure all emergency response activities are performed in a safe, timely and efficient manner.

Your commitment to operational medical & emergency response readiness is critical. You will work as part of a team, being enthusiastic, passionate and keen to make a difference in the Health and Safety of others as well as driving the right behaviours through leading by example.

A large focus of this role will be to ensure compliance with BHP medical treatment and drug protocols / guidelines. Your emergency services background either within mining or as a professional within the Fire and Rescue / Emergency Medical Services Sector, will be advantageous to the success of this role.

Successful candidates will be a part of a great culture, exposed to continued development amongst a high performing team.

About You

Skills and qualifications
  • Cert 4 in Health Care Ambulance or equivalent preferred;
  • Certificate III Mines rescue & Cert III Public Safety preferred;
  • Drug and Alcohol collection experience preferred but not essential;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with the MS office suite; and a
  • Minimum of C class driver’s license – HR preferable but not essential.

Supporting a diverse workforce

Positions will service a variety of our WA Iron Ore operations on a family friendly 8/6 -7/7 roster, days and night shift. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to commensurate with experience, and includes performance incentive and a generous superannuation scheme, as well as other benefits.BHP strongly supports residential employment in Newman & Port Hedland, should this better suit your circumstance. We support flexible work at BHP.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme.

About Us
  • We are a dynamic team that delivers excellence in Health, Safety, Environment, Security and Emergency Services
  • We are strong believers of flexible work, diversity and individuality
  • This position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.
  • The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).
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