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Health, Safety & Environment

Health & Safety Superintendent
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Health & Safety Superintendent
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Health & Safety Superintendent


Northern Star Resources are currently seeking an energized and influential Health & Safety Superintendent to join the Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Training (HSSET) Department at the KCGM Superpit operation in Kalgoorlie.  The primary role of the Health & Safety Superintendent is to maintain safety and health management systems and processes.

Working a 10-hour day on a 5:2, 4:3 roster, this permanent, full-time, Kalgoorlie-based residential role, allows for great work-life balance, and an optimal lifestyle in the Goldfields.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop annual Safety Improvement Plans (SIP) incorporating legislative requirements, Company objectives, standards, policies, and measures.
  • Maintain incident response and investigation systems.
  • Maintain risk management systems.
  • Manage site occupational health & hygiene requirements, promoting health across site.
  • Ensure statutory reporting requirements fulfilled.
  • Ensure injury management procedures are implemented to achieve a safe, early return to work by injured employees.
  • Reporting and analysis of all incidents with a view to corrective and preventive actions aimed at preventing or significantly reducing reoccurrence.
  • Continually revise and maintain site safety management system including standards, plans and procedures.  Wherever practicable work to simplify and streamline the documents with the end user in mind.
  • Develop and implement an appropriate internal audit and review process for the sites key Critical Risks and Contract Partners
  • Monitor quality of Site Critical Risk Management activities including Manager Verifications and Supervisor Verifications. Provide management reports weekly and monthly for the Site Leadership Team.
  • Monitor and audit incident reporting and investigations and provide feedback loop to manager in relation to performance.
  • Review incident data, conduct analysis and identify trends, issues and opportunities to improve safety performance across the site. 



Qualifications Required

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.

Desired Experience & Competencies

  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the mining industry.
  • Detailed working knowledge of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.
  • Familiarity with INX database modules such as InControl.
  • Experience in incident investigation and reporting.
  • Good skills in spreadsheet and presentation applications, word processing and database applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
  • Able to read and write English at an Australian Upper Secondary School standard.


If you have a strong commitment to health and safety and a continuous improvement culture, are able to think and act strategically and have a strong desire to motivate and support others to achieve personal and professional goals apply NOW!


About Northern Star Resources


Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska.


Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes…


Why join us?


Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business long term.

Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs.


Benefits when you join Northern Star


  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive
  • Short-term incentive bonus program
  • Employee Share Plan programs
  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition.
  • GoldSTARR 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.
  • Paid Family Domestic Violence leave


About Kalgoorlie – The Heart of the Goldfields


With a strong connection to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community, Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry while residing in a thriving regional city.?

Our Kalgoorlie Production Centre Operations are the best residential mining opportunities in the region, providing excellent work-home life balance in a community that will become your family.?

Discover what the Goldfields has to offer you by going BOLD! The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has first-class information regarding the region on their Go Bold website – GO BOLD.??



Diversity & Inclusion


Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.


Recruitment Process


Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the ‘Apply’ button now.

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