Emergency Services Officer | NSWEC | Muswellbrook | Residential 5:4

Date:  13-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  27-May-2022;11:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  New South Wales
Job Location/Region:  Hunter Valley


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


We are currently on the look-out for motivated and capable Emergency Services Officers to join the HSE team at New South Wales Energy Coal Mt Arthur in the Hunter Valley NSW.


Reporting to the Security and Emergency Management Supervisor, this role is vital in ensuring that all emergency response activities are performed in a safe, timely and efficient way. Enthusiasm and commitment to all aspects of medical care readiness is critical. You will work as part of a dynamic team, bringing an empathetic and adaptable approach to the immediate and long-term health and safety of others, whilst driving and demonstrating the types of behaviour that set positive examples within BHP and surrounding communities.


This is a permanent position, working a family friendly 5:4 day and night shift roster. This is a residential position and the mine is located a convenient 10 minute drive from Muswellbrook. Flexible work options will be considered.


You will be required to:


  • Respond to mine site emergencies.
  • Maintain operational emergency response equipment; 
  • Maintain site security access systems, and complete daily front of house duties including drug and alcohol testing.
  • Assist the site HSE team to execute a variety of health and safety related projects
  • Provide the highest possible standard of pre-hospital emergency care, adhering to treatment procedures, accurately completing documentation, and applying the correct operational procedure in response to the situation presented to them.
  • Plan and deliver training sessions, knowledge sharing and scenario-based activities for volunteer ERT members other staff.
  • Commit to ongoing development of skills and qualifications to maintain competencies and clinical scope of practice.

About You


This role will suit a highly capable team player who is motivated to collaborate with site and HSE teams to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day to do the things they love.


Above all, your positive attitude and willingness to learn is integral to the success of the team. You are a qualified professional looking to advance your career within BHP. You are passionate about ensuring the safety of the team and you are proactive in addressing risks with the team of clinicians.


You will have the following skills and attributes:


  • Previous emergency response experience in mining, defence or emergency services
  • Minimum of C class driver’s license
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable and flexible in role requirements and undertakings


Desirable Qualifications


  • Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue or equivalent
  • Certificate IV in Health Care or equivalent / higher
  • HR Drivers License
  • Previous exposure to drug and alcohol testing, and site access systems

About Our Process 


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program. 


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.