Supervisor - Emergency Services and Security

Newcrest Mining

Location: Telfer

Job Type: Full time


Explore the unknown

Our technical expertise is something we are quietly proud of. Through our investment in research and development, we have advanced the technical development of our mining methods, achieving operational efficiencies. Whether you are part of our offices, or at one of our sites near or far, you will find so much more than you expect.

Operations near and far

Located in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in fly out operation from Perth which recognizes the importance of work-life balance. Our comfortable rooms include Foxtel, and our site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sports and recreation activities.

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking an agile and motivated Emergency Services and Security Supervisor to provide leadership and direction to the Emergency Response Team at Telfer such that any emergency involving the Telfer Operations and asset is managed in an efficient and effective manner whilst reducing the risk of injuries or harm to personnel, the environment and company assets.

Reporting to the Superintendent Safety, Security and Emergency Response this unique yet rewarding opportunity will see you manage risks across our Underground, Open Pit, and Camp Sites. The diverse operations across site will offer a multitude of challenges where no two days will be the same.

Other key deliverables of the role include:

  • Maintain all emergency response equipment to high standard of readiness and keep up to date records
  • Ensure all volunteer ERT members are adequately trained and certified in the appropriate courses.
  • Conduct effective weekly training days for volunteer ERT members and monitor individual skill levels.
  • Provide first aid assistance as required
  • Support security services around site and village including traffic management, asset protection, dispute resolutions, patrols, reports, and investigations
  • Co-ordinate and conduct daily drug and alcohol testing as and when required.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with department heads and contractors

Our ideal candidate will be a safety-focused professional with systematic understanding of emergency preparedness. Through excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will develop and maintain close relationships with department heads and contractors. You will be able to work well within a team, maintain calmness around emergency response and demonstrate ability to direct the team under pressure.

To succeed in this role, you will be safety focused, self-motivated and have strong time management skills. You will have operational understanding to the mining sector, first aid qualification and combined with a high degree of analytical skills with ability to problem solve in critical real emergency response incidents and live action scenarios.

Highly Desirables for the role include the following;

  • HLT21015 - Certificate II in Medical Service First Response
  • HLT41012 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
  • TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • HLTPAT005 Drug and Alcohol Testing Course
  • RII30719 - Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue
  • MR Drivers Licence

Please note: This is a permanent role that will work on a FIFO (8/6), flying out of Perth.

Our commitment to you

Ownership is part of how we work. You will be part of a high-performance culture that is building our future. While structure and processes guide how we work, we continue to find opportunities to be nimble and provide support to develop, coach and mentor team members to continuously improve their knowledge and skills and relationship interactions.

Newcrest is also committed to building a diverse workforce. Our strategic focus is on enhancing diversity to reflect the communities in which we operate. Creating an inclusive culture will enable us to leverage the richness of cultures across our workforce and the capability of our diverse employees to get better business outcomes.

If you are seeking a new career challenge, where you can transfer your existing skills, into a positive and empowering team environment, we’d love to hear from you!

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.


You’ve got this!