Emergency Services and Secruity Officer | FIFO | Mt Keith

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

02 May 2019

Date closing

19 May 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.

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

About the role

About the Role:
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • Family friendly roster 7 days on 7 days off
  • Surface and Underground Mines Rescue

Leinster Emergency Services Officer – requires a strong background in Medical, Surface and Underground Mines Rescue.Reporting to the Emergency Services Coordinator – Northern Operations, your primary roles will be the first point of contact for all site based medical needs, train and develop the Emergency Response team to maintain ER competencies and capabilities and ensure emergency response equipment is online and operational, including equipment inspections and records management. 

Responsibilities for this role: 
  • To provide leadership and technical expertise to the emergency team in an unplanned event.
  • Provide the communication link from the FRT to the IMT
  •  Provide medical support to the OHN as required
  • Train the Emergency Response team in all aspects of emergency response as per site ER training schedule
  • Maintain all ER and medical equipment ready for immediate use.

Nickel West LeinsterNickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.  The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate.  The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.  As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Leinster.

About You

In order to be successful in this role, you will be required to have a minimum of:
  • Certificate IV Health Care (Ambulance)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessing
  • Certificate III Public Safety (Emergency and Firefighting) or Certificate III Mines Rescue Response
  • BG4 qualification
  • HR license
  • Police Clearance
 Further to this, the following attributes will be highly beneficial to this position:
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science
  • Minimum 3 years ESO experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Excel and Word.
  • ER competition training experience
 As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check. 

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise 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.  
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