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OHS Advisor

Gold Fields

Location: Laverton

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.

Gruyere Gold Mine, a Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources Joint Venture (50/50) is located in the Yamarna Greenstone Belt in Western Australia. Gruyere was commissioned in 2019 and is one of Australia's largest and lowest cost gold mining operations boasting a plant production of 300,000+ ounces per annum with an enviable production profile in excess of 10 years.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Coordinator: Occupational Health & Safety, you will be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the operation of OHS systems and standards.

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 is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth or Drive in Drive out from the Goldfields region.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Virgin Velocity reward points

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

  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!

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

About the role:

  • Complete OHS activities via the compliance schedule to ensure compliance with OHS Management Systems Standards

  • Complete internal OHS audits and participate in OHS internal/external audits

  • Assist with health & hygiene monitoring and management

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality in communications and ensure sensitive information is kept secure

  • Build interpersonal relationships both internally and externally to facilitate the timely accomplishment of goals

  • Deliver site general inductions as required

  • Monitor action recording and close out from incidents, investigations, audits, planned inspections, safety meetings and conduct action verification to the required standard

  • Keep abreast of any legislative changes

  • Participate in the Risk Management Process, conduct investigations as required and monitor incident reporting

  • Participate in the review and update of safety related documents

About you:

  • Qualification in Occupational Health & Safety or closely related field

  • Certificate IV Training and Assessing

  • Qualifications as a Noise Officer &/or Surface Ventilation Technician would be beneficial

  • Investigation and risk facilitation experience

  • Demonstrated understanding & application of relevant legislation

Applications can be submitted via:

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.