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Health, Safety & ER Advisor

  • Leonora, WA 6438 Full Time - Permanent
  • Closed 3 months ago
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  • Job no: X743M

St Barbara Limited is an Australian based ASX listed gold producer and explorer. St Barbara's assets include one of Australia's deepest underground mines at its Leonora Operations in Western Australia and an open pit gold mining operation on Simberi Island in Papua New Guinea.

St Barbara Limited are currently seeking a Health, Safety and ER Advisor to join the team within our Health, Safety & Environment department at Leonora Operations.

Reporting to the Health & Safety Superintendent, the successful incumbent will provide health and safety advice and support to Leonora Operations site and contract partners.

Key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Providing support to the Health and Safety Superintendent in the communication and effective operation of the health and safety components of the Company’s Health, Safety & Environment Management System across Leonora Operations.
  • Providing timely and appropriate Emergency Response services to Leonora Operations.
  • Contributing to the collection, storage and interpretation of reliable health and safety data.
  • Contributing to effective internal and external health and safety reporting.
  • Providing health, safety and emergency response related advice to all site personnel some situations will require after hours on call work.
  • Leading site health and safety investigations as and when required.
  • Contributing productively as a member of the Leonora Health, Safety and Environment team.
  • Managing the best use of own time and other resources to achieve the required outcomes.
  • Ensuring own work performance meets all role requirements; and taking appropriate actions to develop in current role and for future roles.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

The successful candidate will have:


  • Behaviour consistent with St Barbara’s Values
  • Ability to produce a National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months) for site access purposes
  • Current unencumbered West Australian ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence
  • Minimum Certificate Diploma in Work, Health & Safety
  • Certificate IV Health Care (Ambulance), that is up-to-date
  • Minimum Cert III Mine Emergency Response, including closed circuit
  • At least 4 years mine safety experience, with a minimum of 2 years site safety underground experience
  • Experienced driver in underground environment
  • Strong ability to work effectively with people
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, as well as time management and a high level of enthusiasm
  • Incident investigation qualification (ICAM, Tap Root or similar)
  • Knowledge of the statutory requirements of the role
  • Demonstrated high level of computer literacy (MS Office, HSE management systems)


  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline


  • Air-conditioned, comfortable accommodation facilities with private ensuite.
  • Onsite gym, pool, recreation room, bbq area and access to regular organised team sports.
  • Supportive, professional and positive team environment on site, and at all facilities.
  • 'Grow our own Success' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally.
  • Access to professional development activities and educational assistance.
  • Competitive salary, with options for salary sacrificing.
  • Access to a generous superannuation scheme including salary continuance.
  • Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

This role is offered on a 8 day on / 6 day off roster FIFO from Perth, DIDO from Kalgoorlie or Residential Leonora.

For further information on St Barbara and to apply for this role, please visit

  • Closed 3 months ago - 01 Jul 2019