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BHP Billiton 
THINK AHEAD

Emergency Services Team Leader/Officers


We are one of the largest manganese mines in the world, with customers in China, Japan, South Korea, the USA, India and Mexico. Consider joining us on Groote Eylandt, Australia's third-largest island, where our people have access to excellent sporting and recreational facilities.

 Emergency Services Team Leader and Officers

7x7 FIFO Roster (Cairns/Darwin Only)

An opportunity has arisen for professionals to join our Emergency Services team. This team provides a high quality emergency response to GEMCO operations and the general community of Groote Eylandt. Our role is to ensure emergency response services are in place to provide a safe place to work for employees, contractors, visitors and the general community on Groote Eylandt.

Position overview

You will be experienced and skilled as an Emergency Response Officer. Reporting to the Emergency Services Team Leader, your role will be to provide emergency response, fire fighting and medical services to the mine site and the Eylandt communities.

With a strong commitment to emergency response your key areas of accountability will include:

  • Provision of incident response and first aid preparedness.
  • Provision of fire, rescue and first aid services during emergencies.
  • Conduct fire safety and fire education awareness on Eylandt.
  • Conduct Alcohol and Drug testing, and
  • Assist in the development of emergency management plans and procedures.

Skills and Experience

There is an expectation the applicant will have a proven work history in an emergency response environment. Mandatory minimum qualifications for this position are Certificate 4 Health Care (Ambulance), Certificate 3 Fire and Emergency Operations or Certificate 3 Mine Rescue and Emergency Response, Confined Space and Work at Heights, Medium Rigid driving licence and Certificate 4 Assessment and Training.

Experience in patient management and emergency response procedures are essential. Proficiency with computer systems such as MS Office will be highly regarded as well as 4WD and emergency driving skills.

BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.
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