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Health, Safety & Environment

Senior Environment Advisor
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Gruyere - Site
  • Job Title: Senior Environment Advisor
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Gruyere Gold Mine, a Gold Fields, and Gold Road Resources Joint Venture (50/50) is located in the Yamarna Greenstone Belt in Western Australia. Gruyere was commissioned in 2019 and is one of Australia's largest and lowest cost gold mining operations boasting a plant production of 300,000+ ounces per annum with an enviable production profile more than 10 years.


Role Details:

Reporting to the Lead: Environment, you will be responsible for the contribution of environmental activities within the operation which meet current and anticipated demands in accordance with Gold Fields EHS standards whilst maintaining strict compliance with relevant legislative and statutory requirements to ensure sustainable mining operations.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.


This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth or Drive in Drive out from the Goldfields region.


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave.

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service.


About the role:

  • Provide strategic advice and support on environmental aspects and be responsible for day-to-day environmental operations.

  • Provision of coordination, support, direction, and expertise in proactive environmental management ensuring effective controls are in place and managed, compliant with legislative, heritage and corporate obligations.

  • Advise on and facilitate approvals for operations, including but not limited to considerations of tenure, stakeholder consultation and legal permissions under the relevant Environment, Mining and Heritage Acts

  • Develop & review the application of procedures, processes, methodologies, and technologies where appropriate.

  • Assist in the preparation of department budgets and forecasts to effectively deliver on the department’s business plan.

  • Demonstrating a commitment to environmental management, integrating good environmental management into everyday practices, and influencing all site personnel to do the same.

  • Manage the development, implementation and audit of Environmental Management Standards and design appropriate strategies to ensure compliance throughout the business.

  • Coordinate and undertake site monitoring programs, data collection and analysis, and reporting to ensure compliance with obligations, commitments, and company requirements.

  • Maintain site Environmental Aspects/Risks and Obligations Registers

  • Assist in the continuous improvement and maintenance of the site’s ISO14001/ICMI/ICMM Certified Management System


About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Science (or equivalent)

  • Strong understanding of Western Australian legislation including but not limited to DMIRS, DWER and DPLH

  • Experience in compilation, review and submission of environmental approvals and reporting

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, GIS, Environmental Database and Compliance applications.

  • Demonstrated leadership, and performance development experience in a multi-disciplinary environment and ability to coach and mentor Environmental Advisors.


Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.