Work Health & Safety Graduate

Location: Gunnedah NSW Posted Date: July 25, 2019
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Employer Job Id: WHC10000005 Careermine Job Id: 1789918
About The Organisation
is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product.

We operate six mines in the Gunnedah Basin in North West New South Wales and have developed a reputation for excellence in operations, project delivery and safe and efficient operations. We are proudly local and employ locally-based employees where possible.

Whitehaven is at an exciting stage in its development with a robust development pipeline in both NSW and Queensland and real opportunities for employees to contribute to our strategic growth agenda.

Whitehaven is an ASX100 company committed to recruiting, retaining, and investing in a modern and diverse workforce which values teamwork, respect and recognition. We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a healthy, smoke-free workplace.
About The Role
We have opportunities for Work Health & Safety Graduates to work at our Maules Creek Mine.The main responsibilities of a Whitehaven Graduate is to support and actively participate as a member of your respective team. This will be achieved by performing and contributing to projects and day-to-day duties and tasks. You will develop a working knowledge of the various business functions and how they work together to achieve organisational goals and objectives whilst aligning with legislative and company procedures.

We are looking for a Graduate with Work Health and Safety degrees or equivalent. We would also be interested in Graduates who have obtained an Allied Health degree who are interested in pursuing a career relating to Work Health and Safety in mining.

We are looking for someone who is passionate, motivated and adaptable with a keen interest in learning new skills and stepping out of their comfort zones. Whitehaven will provide you with many opportunities for personal and career development through challenging work, mentoring opportunities, a supportive management team and a structured learning environment.

Our mines are located in the Gunnedah region of North West NSW, so it is essential you are prepared to relocate.
About You or Skills / Experience
The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:
  • Tertiary Qualifications in WHS or Allied Health, recognised in Australia
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and great attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, demonstrated initiative and a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and excellent organisational skills
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position:
  • Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Apply
  • Attach a resume. Please note this is a mandatory requirement of the application process


  • Please be advised that in the interest of the health of our employees and visitors, all sites are smoke free.

    is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal people in the workplace.

    Whitehaven aims for an inclusive workplace that brings both men and women from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants who reflect diversity of gender, culture, experience and skills.

    Candidates will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.