Emergency Services Specialist (Fixed-term, 18 months)

Rio Tinto
Labrador City, NL, CA
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 20, 2020
Trade & Skilled
Full Time
Emergency Services Specialist (Fixed-term, 18 months)
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Based in the beautiful outdoor and family-oriented community of Labrador City, NL

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for an Emergency Services Specialist to ensure enforcement of site standards and regulations, protection of assets, emergency response and medical aid services while promoting and facilitating a systematic approach to emergency based management. The role is based in Labrador City, NL and working on a shift schedule for the 18 month fixed-term.

This is a great opportunity for safety-oriented individual, with leadership skills, to advance their career with a global mining organization.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry's best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Emergency Services Superintendent and working in an exciting and unique environment with the Security Operations team, you will be:
  • Provide security and emergency response services such as fire, ambulance, and rescue, as well as the enforcement of site safety standards and regulations (i.e. traffic rules, site access).
  • Ensure Emergency Management resources (People, Equipment, Policies, Procedures, Standards and Plans etc.) meet the needs of the business based on Emergency Risk Management principles, legislative requirements and moral obligations.
  • Ensure Emergency Response Team 'basic' and 'skills maintenance training' is carried out according to plan and meets any specific local requirements.
  • Act as company liaison between site team and community based emergency response teams.
  • Maintain the Emergency Services & Security Department's policies, procedures, standards and plans.
  • Deliver projects on time according to the Health & Safety emergency management business improvement plan
  • Be able to lead risk assessments on Rescue Plans, BRRP rescue plans, and emergency plans
  • Use the Lean process to measure the leading and lagging indicators for the Emergency Services & Security team performance.
  • Be an active member in the BRRP Program

Please note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangement is not available.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class 4 Driver's Licence
  • Valid Emergency Medical Responder Certificate

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Primary Care Paramedic
  • Provincial Medical Oversight (PMO) Certification
  • Underground Mine Rescue experience
  • Experience with Firefighting (preference given to NFPA 1001 certifications)

What we offer

Come join our team and enjoy some great benefits:
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A safety-focused and inclusive work environment
  • Career development to further your ambitions
  • Competitive salary package
  • Ongoing individual well-being support
  • Exciting multicultural working environment

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you'll be working

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-àŽles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.