EMS & Security Superintendent

Location: St Ives Posted Date: April 30, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 58114 Careermine Job Id: 1840934
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Emergency Services & Security Superintendent to join their Sustainable Development Team at St Ives Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Manager Sustainable Development, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of operational and commercial targets of the company in a safe, productive and efficient manner by managing a comprehensive emergency response and security service to the site. This role is offered on an 5 days on 2 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kalgoorlie or Kambalda.

Key responsibilities will include;
  • Demonstrate a good level of knowledge and understanding of underground & surface mining operations, haulage mineral processing of precious metals and shared use infrastructure to enable the competent management of emergency response and security service;
  • Lead and engage the team in the development of the departmental business plan, encouraging full participation and buy-in from team members and providing clear communication and understanding of department goals, targets and objectives, whilst ensuring full alignment with the business unit, GFA and GFL strategic plans;
  • Build workforce capability by actively determining, developing, sourcing and participating in the delivery of appropriate training to ensure competency levels of the team are attained and maintained in all aspects of emergency response and security;
  • Assist in the effective control of departmental expenses by optimising the use of allocated funds in areas such as training & development, sourcing, issuing, servicing repair of equipment including departmental vehicles;
  • Build consistency, professionalism and develop stakeholder trust in the department by coaching, mentoring and continually communicating in an appropriate manner to ensure their full understanding of their role and commitment to service delivery;
  • Build the professionalism of the company by positively representing it in a number of forums relating to, but not limited to mine rescue committees & competitions, law enforcement agencies and community emergency response groups; and,
  • Develop and maintain appropriate accurate information systems that capture relevant departmental activity to identify key performance indicators.


Key factors to your success include;
  • At least 5 years in the management of an Emergency Services and/or Security team
  • Post-secondary qualifications in commerce, frontline management or similar would be highly regarded
  • Previous experience in the delivery of ESD services in underground mining, mineral processing environments - preferably gold would be advantageous in your application
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment is highly regarded


Interested parties should submit their Curriculum Vitae to www.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates