Senior Environmental Advisor

Location: Leonora Western Australia Posted Date: May 18, 2019
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Employer Job Id: T7FHB Careermine Job Id: 1774882
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 (PNG).

St Barbara Limited are currently seeking a Senior Environmental Advisor to join their team within our Health, Safety & Environment Department at Leonora.

Key accountabilities of this role include:
  • Ensuring and monitoring safety in the workplace by identifying and addressing hazards, participating in improving safety and ensuring all reporting requirements are completed.
  • Providing support to the Environmental Superintendent and ensuring the effective operation of the Company's Health, Safety & Environment Management System across Leonora.
  • Contributing to the collection, storage and interpretation of reliable environmental data and maintaining a compliance register identifying prescribed statutory accountabilities and the site personnel with those primary accountabilities.
  • Assisting in providing timely, accurate and relevant environmental management-related services and support to the site managers.
  • Assisting in respect of the identification of Environmental and Community risks. Carry out workplace environmental compliance inspections and provide coaching and instruction to employees and contractors through the Visual leadership system.
  • Supporting the Environmental Superintendent to improve understanding of environmental requirements across Leonora Operations, including the Delivery of environmental training and education deliveries at toolbox meetings.
  • Contributing to the development of action plans and contributing to ensuring that the Health, Safety & Environment Department meets all relevant internal and external compliance obligations.
  • Ensuring timely, accurate reporting (internal/external) to the Environment Superintendent and other relevant internal and external parties.

Experience and Qualifications

To be successful, you will display behaviour consistent with St Barbara's values and the ability to work effectively within a team.

A 'C' Class manual driver's license and the ability to pass a full site medical and police clearance check is mandatory for this role. In addition;
  • A tertiary qualification in Environmental Science or equivalent
  • Environmental Lead Auditor experience and Cert IV in Workplace Health and Safety is desirable.

Benefits of working at St Barbara
  • 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 permanent basis on an 8 days on / 6 days off roster FIFO from Perth, DIDO from Kalgoorlie or residentially from Leonora.

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

St Barbara Limited is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

In 2014 St Barbara was one of only 76 organisations in Australia to receive citation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and in the same year, winner of the Women in Resources National 2014 Award for achievements in eliminating the gender pay equity gap.