Emergency Services Officer

Alcoa Australia

Location: Waroona

Job Type: Full time


Just as aluminium is the element of possibility, so too, are our current and future employees. When you join Alcoa, you have the opportunity to help define what it means to be a sustainable aluminium company. Our 135-year legacy gives you the systems and tools to thrive. We invented the industry and today we are redefining what it means to be a sustainable aluminium company from mines to metal. We are open, honest, accountable and do what we say we’ll do. We relentlessly pursue outstanding and sustainable results and creatively transform ideas into value. We treat all people with dignity and provide a diverse, inclusive work culture. We work safely, promote wellness, and protect the environment. Come grow your career, collaborate on a global scale and deliver materials essential to the world. Learn more about the endless career possibilities for you at Alcoa!

About the job

Do you have a passion for helping people and ensuring their health & safety? Our Wagerup Refinery are looking for a suitably qualified Emergency Services Officer (ESO) to join the team and make a difference within an inclusive work environment! This position is on a 12-hour shift pattern consisting of days and nights, offering great work-life balance.

Our ESOs are the first responders in emergency situations by providing medical and rescue services to employees requiring treatment for illness or injury.

You are active members of the fire and rescue teams on site and respond to incidents to protect personnel, company assets, the community and the environment.

There is a duty of care responsibility on back-shifts, and you are required to be autonomous and trustworthy. This is achieved by strong working relationships with key site personnel and direct contact with each of our work groups on the refinery; therefore, strong communication skills are important.

Your main responsibilities may include:

  • Attending to emergency and first aid calls and apply the appropriate medical treatment and care in accordance with approved clinical practice guidelines.

  • Responding to fire alarms or fire protection systems and provide support to fire crews.

  • Providing occasional medical centre assistance, along with general health and safety tasks.

  • Coordinating site access control and administration, including inspections and security patrols.

  • Conduct short term inductions for visitors and contractors.

  • Monitoring and maintaining alarm and security cameras

  • Reporting of incidents and assisting with Investigations

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • Certificate IV in Health Care (HLT41115) with post course experience as a minimum. Tertiary Qualifications in Paramedical Science or Nursing desirable.

  • Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (RII30715) or Certificate III in Public Safety -Firefighting and Emergency Operations (PUA30613) is desirable.

  • Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing (HLTPAT005).

  • Clear experience in a similar role of First Aid, Health Care or Emergency Response.

  • A current police clearance.

  • Class A and HR licences.

  • Additional qualifications and experience within security will be well regarded.

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft suites and general computer use.

We are looking for a self-motivated and customer focused individual, with a high level of interpersonal, verbal, written and numerical skills. We are seeking a strong team player with the ability to work autonomously and will take ownership for making job-level decisions. If you believe you meet the above selection criteria, we would like to hear from you!

Why Alcoa?

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people, lead with courage – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value ‘care for people’ is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs are underpinned by diversity and equality and continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility while empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive remuneration package

  • Five weeks annual leave

  • Career development opportunities

  • Shift allowance

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Superannuation above guarantee

  • 16 weeks parental leave scheme

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women’s Network, EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, bisexual and transgender Equality) and AWARE (Alcoans Working Actively for Racial-ethnic Equality)

Our Locations

Alcoa’s Australian operations represent one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems and add value to Australia’s local, state and national economies at every stage. Our Australian operations support approximately 4,370 direct jobs including multiple entry talent pathways/programs, predominantly in regional Western Australia.

Supported by our head office in Booragoon and the Bindjareb Regional office in Pinjarra, our operations include: our world-class Technology Development Centre of Excellence (COE), two bauxite mines in Western Australia (Huntly and Willowdale); three alumina refineries in Western Australia (Kwinana, Pinjarra and Wagerup); one aluminium smelter in Victoria (Portland); two dedicated port facilities in Western Australia (Kwinana and Bunbury); and two Alcoa Farmlands sites in Western Australia (Pinjarra and Wagerup).

Applications close
Thursday 16 February 2023

Additional information

  • Interviews may progress prior to the closing date, although all applications will be considered.

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


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