Emergency Services Officer – WA Iron Ore - Various sites – FIFO & Residential – 8/6 – 7/7 roster

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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. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

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 behaviors 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. 


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 You

  • 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

At BHP, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

To submit your application click on the 'Apply' button below before 5:00pm, 28th August 2019.

Please note:  Late applications will not be accepted.

  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to employees working within Australia. 

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