OHS Advisor

Gold Fields

Location: Kalgoorlie - Boulder

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile.

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

St Ives Gold Mine is located 20km south-east of Kambalda and approximately 80 km south of Kalgoorlie. It is comprised of both open pit and underground operations and produces over 350,000 ounces of gold per annum.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Coordinator OHS, you will be responsible for supporting and provision of the Underground mining department safety management systems and initiatives. St Ives offers all aspects of gold mining on site with Undergrounds, Open Pits, and Processing all on site.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role can be offered as residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie on a 5 days on, 2 days off, 4 days on, 3 days off roster OR Fly in Fly out from Perth on an 8 days on 6 days off roster. Bus transportation is offered to and from site for residential candidates and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.

Benefits include:

  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance

  • Continual training and ability to expand your career

  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Salary Sacrifice options

About the role:

  • Engender stakeholder confidence and protect business interests by maintaining a high degree of confidentiality in communications and ensuring sensitive information is kept secure

  • Prepare and distribute quality health and safety information reports, bulletins and memoranda

  • Facilitate site inductions, OHS meetings and site OHS presentations to employees

  • Manage and maintain currency of relevant standards and operating procedures

  • Lead and facilitate incident investigations, risk assessments and critical risk management processes

  • Contribute to maintaining site certification in ISO45001 and ISO14001 standards by completing compliance audits as per site schedule and addressing non-conformances in a timely manner

  • Conduct audits and inspections within Mining ensuring compliance with Site and Department standards

About you:

  • Qualification in OH&S

  • Demonstrated understanding & application of relevant legislation

  • Experience with conducting Incident Investigations, preferably ICAM Methodology and Formal Risk Assessments

  • Training and Assessment TAE40116 certificate would be advantageous

  • Lead Auditor Qualifications advantageous

  • Possession of valid Driver’s Licence

  • Experience using INX package highly regarded

  • Previous Underground mining experience highly regarded

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

You’ve got this!