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Exploration & Geoscience

Project Exploration Geologist
Full Time

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Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27. 

Current reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.

Northern Star has challenging and rewarding opportunities for Project Exploration Geologists to plan, implement, supervise and coordinate exploration activities including soil and surface sampling, geological mapping, geophysical, geochemical and drilling programs at our world-class Carosue Dam and Bronzewing Operations. These opportunities are offered on an 8/6 roster, fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) or bus-in, bus-out (BIBO) (depending on site location).

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Logistical planning and preparation for field activities;
  • Collecting high-quality exploration data, maintain databases and undertake geological interpretations;
  • Developing, amending and supervising the compliance with procedures and guidelines to ensure all activities are conducted safely and high-quality standards are employed for geological data capture and QA/QC management;
  • Training and mentoring Exploration Geologists and Field Technicians as well as supervising other field activities including clearing, surveying, geological surveys and down hold surveys;
  • Analysing exploration data, completing geological interpretation and building geological models, ensuring the continued development of the company’s resources;
  • Timely and accurate reporting of exploration activities as required;
  • Preparing and submitting POWs;
  • Assisting in the evaluation of the potential of prospects/tenements, preparing reports and providing recommendations for exploration activities to meet the company’s exploration objectives;
  • Communicating with pastoralists, landholders and other key stakeholders;
  • Assist in the management of departmental costs in accordance with forecasts and budgets.

Required skills and experience:

  • Tertiary Qualification or high in the field of Geology;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the resource industry;
  • Competency with software packages including Micromine, ArcGIS, ioGas, Leapfrog and Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge of Archean greenstone geology and gold systems;
  • Good local knowledge of regional geology and controls on mineralisation in the district;
  • WA “C” class drivers licence.

Why join us?

When you join, you join 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.

In joining Northern Star, you’ll experience:

  • A vibrant hub of activity, with the ability to be part of a successful and productive team;
  • A great company culture with the opportunity to lead and develop a great workforce;
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people;
  • An exciting, fast-paced work environment with a motivated and driven workforce;
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses and exceptional benefits;
  • Membership access to our GOLDSTARR reward gateway program.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Click the “Apply for job” button now and tell us everything we need to know about you!

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the 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.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our Company Page.

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

No agency referrals will be accepted at this time.

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