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Exploration & Geoscience

Geologist – Growth
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Geologist – Growth
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Geologist – Growth

Be part of history and make your mark on the world-renowned Golden Mile


Northern Star has an exciting opportunity for a Growth Geologist to join our team of Geological Rockstars, where you’ll unleash your analytical and technical knowledge to unlock the secrets of geological data, identify key features and drive the success of our cutting-edge geology projects.


Work in a dynamic and rewarding environment that will challenge and push you to new heights of excellence. This opportunity is offered as a Kalgoorlie based role on a family friendly 8:6 11-hour day roster.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Utilise your analytical and technical expertise to accurately assess and interpret geological data from core samples.
  • Supervise drilling contractors and provide expert guidance to maximize project efficiency and discovery.
  • Be the gatekeeper of our geological data, ensuring that all drilling results, core logging, and laboratory analysis are accurate and reliable.
  • Rock-solid foundation: Possess a fundamental understanding of geology and its processes, with a strong grasp on rock types and mineralogy.
  • Data detective: Ability to analyse and interpret geological data effectively using advanced software and tools to unlock the secrets hidden beneath the surface.
  • Collaborative communicator: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively in a team, with the ability to adapt to different communication styles and collaborate with people from different backgrounds and disciplines.



The successful applicant will possess the following attributes.

  • A tertiary qualification (minimum degree level) in geology.
  • 2+ years of experience as a geologist in the resource industry.
  • Experience with mining and geology software packages such as Datamine, Leapfrog and Acquire.
  • Ability to work well in a team, including Contractor Management (analytical assay and drilling).
  • Must reside in the Goldfields region, or willing to relocate for our residential world-class ore body.
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Manual Drivers Licence.



Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program – cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!