Officer Emergency Services | Olympic Dam |

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

06 November 2019

Date closing

13 November 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

Working as an active team member of the Olympic Dam Emergency Services, providing support to the requirements of the Emergency Services and the broader Emergency Response Team, by adhering to operating requirements and striving for the achievement of individual, team and site objectives as directed.   This role can be based residentially at Roxby Downs or FIFO from Adelaide, working a 7/7 rotating day and night roster.  

In this role you will:

Provide Emergency Response to all incidents relating to BHP assets and personnel, community support in emergencies as well as maintain passive on site security operations. To provide operational leadership to Emergency Service Volunteers during emergencies. Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Demonstrate a commitment to training by maintaining a state of operational readiness
  • Ensure that all emergency services assets are in operational order and maintained to operational guidelines
  • Attend emergencies or incidents on and offsite
  • Positively contribute to safety and department meetings
  • Participate in workplace investigations as required
  • Demonstrate a commitment to supporting individual, team and site objectives
  • Support continuous improvement by constantly looking for opportunities to improve work practices and procedures
  • Provide operational leadership to Emergency Service Volunteers during emergencies
  • Maintain high standards in all emergency service and security tasks
  • Build relationships with other departments and employees to ensure problems are addressed and resolved effectively

About You

Currently you are working in a similar role and have emergency operations (fire, rescue, medical and/or security) experience.  Also you have a proven commitment to looking after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way.
  • Unrestricted Heavy Rigid Truck Licence
  • Certificate IV Healthcare (Ambulance)
  • Certificate III Mine Emergency Response & Rescue
  • Cert III Public Safety (Fire & Emergency Operations)

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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