Safety and Health Specialist

AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.

The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference. With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking a Safety and Health Specialist to join our Greenfields Exploration team in our Perth CBD office. Accountable to the Manager Australia Exploration.

This is a Perth based role with regular travel required to remote exploration sites throughout Australia.


  • Provide professional health and safety (H & S) advice
  • Support a proactive H & S culture within the team
  • Support implementation and enforcement of exploration protocols and procedures
  • Monitor H & S metrics to identify opportunities for improvement and resolve emerging issues
  • Review and recommend improvements to enhance the effectiveness of the HSE management system
  • Complete statutory and internal AGA reporting requirements
  • Conduct and facilitate emergency drills, incident investigations and hazard and risk assessments
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the AGA H & S Vision, Values and Procedures

About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo. To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • A tertiary qualification in safety and health related field or other relevant/complementary qualifications.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a mining, resource, construction or heavy industry role.
  • An understanding of safety and health management systems and their practical implementation
  • Practical knowledge of working in hazardous industries with the capacity to readily identify, assess and provide professional direction in relation to the exploration risk profile
  • Broad based knowledge and understanding of hazards and impacts associated with exploration, mining operations or other high-risk industry
  • Self-motivated, well organised with attention to detail and adaptable, with high initiative and excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A sound understanding of applicable legislation
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Medically fit to work in remote locations with limited medical facilities and able to maintain relevant vaccination requirements
  • Ability to adapt to remote working and living conditions
  • WA C Class Driver’s License or equivalent (manual)
  • Willingness to undertake first aid training
  • Existing and ongoing Permanent work rights in Australia

Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities. At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us. Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options

Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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