Supervisor Garden Maintenance | Indigenous Employment Opportunity

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

07 June 2019

Date closing

24 June 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

The role of a Supervisor Maintenance Gardens is to:
  • Coordinate, scope and manage the grounds maintenance contract and contract partner activities
  • Manage and ensure the execution and quality of grounds maintenance works meets the agreed contract deliverables
  • Manage and lead the the contract partner in adhering to all HSE guidelines in line with the identified risk management plans and Safe Systems of Work
Reporting to the NPI Superintendent Housing, your other duties will include:
  • Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
  • Set and clearly communicate targets and expectations aligned with NPI Housing goals and BHP Iron Ore values.
  • Lead, coach and mentor employees to deliver on plan and build a competent, engaged and disciplined team.
  • Lead contractor team and promote operating discipline related to the 1SAP work management processes.
  • Ensure timely evaluation and scoping of work requests prior to approval for the work management planning process.
  • Manage contractors within the approved Contractor Management Framework to ensure efficient and cost effective use of resources allocation

About You

  • You will have an overriding commitment to health, safety and the environment;
  • You will be self-motivated and driven to succeed;
  • You work well in a team, are a good communicator and have the ability to work autonomously;
  • Previous experience mentoring employees & cultural awareness skills highly desirable
  • Previous Supervisory experience highly desirable
  • You have experience in the development and following of plans;
  • A current drivers licence is desirable;
  • A trade qualification or relevant horticultural industry experience is highly desirable

Experience in mining will not be required for this position.


In this residential role you will be based in the coastal town of Port Hedland, Western Australia. Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia.  The 20,000-strong population enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities.

The excellent sporting and leisure facilities include; a new aquatic centre, sports stadium and water play park. Its beaches and mangroves are home to an abundance of fish and other wildlife.  Within driving distance are the spectacular Broome, Karratha and Karijini national Park. As this is a residential position you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

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.  

These positions will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

The filling of these positions are 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).

Reference: 92373

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