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Environmental Officer - Telfer

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

In the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, our Telfer gold-copper mine is a fly-in-fly-out operation, comprising both open pits and an underground mine. Telfer offers a range of recreational activities including a gym, swimming pool, driving range, movie room and refurbished communal eatery.

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking a resilient and motivated Environmental Officer to provide support and advice related to environmental compliance monitoring at Telfer.

Reporting to the Senior Environmental Advisor and joining a close-knit collaborative team, this challenging yet rewarding role will see you ensure environmental compliance by having direct involvement in planning and undertaking the environmental compliance monitoring program across site.

Other key deliverables of the role include:

  • Supporting the Safety Management System, ensuring a safety-first work culture; applying site safety standards, procedures and policies
  • Equipment maintenance and calibrations
  • Input and upkeep of database management system
  • Develop and update procedures pertaining to the monitoring program

To be successful in this role, you will be structured, well organised with exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously to a high standard.

In addition, you will also possess:

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science or Engineering (Environmental) / or equivalent
  • Proven experience undertaking environmental monitoring and data analysis
  • Experience working with a database management system
  • Experience using ArcGIS (desired)
  • Knowledge of WA legislation
  • Manual drivers licence (Essential)

Please note: This is a permanent role on a FIFO roster 8/6, flying out of Perth.

Our commitment to you

Ownership is part of how we work. You will be part of a high-functioning 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.