Emergency Services Officer (Entry level) | Hunter Valley


Posted on:  8th Feb 2024

About BHP 

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

We are currently on the look-out for motivated and capable person to be a Level 1 Emergency Services Officers to join the HSE team at New South Wales (NSW) Energy Coal Mt Arthur in the Hunter Valley NSW. No previous experience required, training will be supplied to successful applicants.    Reporting to the Security and Emergency Management Supervisor, this role is vital in ensuring that all emergency response activities are performed in a safe, timely and efficient way. You will work as part of a dynamic team, bringing an empathetic and adaptable approach to the immediate and long-term health and safety of others, whilst driving and demonstrating the types of behaviour that set positive examples within BHP and surrounding communities.   This is a 12 month contract position, working a family friendly 5:4 day and night shift roster. This is a residential position and the mine is located a convenient 10 minute drive from Muswellbrook.    You will be required to:

  • Responding to mine site emergencies.
  • Maintain operational emergency response equipment; 
  • Maintain site security access systems, and complete daily front of house duties including drug and alcohol testing.
  • Assist the site HSE team to execute a variety of health and safety related projects
  • Provide the highest possible standard of pre-hospital emergency care, adhering to treatment procedures, accurately completing documentation, and applying the correct operational procedure in response to the situation presented to them.
  • Plan and deliver training sessions, knowledge sharing and scenario-based activities for ERT members other staff.
  • Commit to ongoing development of skills and qualifications to maintain competencies and clinical scope of practice.

About You

This role will suit a highly capable team player who is motivated to collaborate with site and HSE teams to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day to do the things they love.   Above all, your positive attitude and willingness to learn is integral to the success of the team. You are a qualified professional looking to advance your career within BHP. You are passionate about ensuring the safety of the team and you are proactive in addressing risks with the team of clinicians.   You will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Minimum of C class driver’s license
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable and flexible in role requirements and undertakings

About Our Process 

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce    

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.

BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].

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