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Exploration & Geoscience

Senior Geologist – Operations
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

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


Join us as we unlock the geological secrets of the Kalgoorlie Gold Field


Due to organisational changes, we are seeking a talented and dynamic Senior Geologist – Operations to join our residential KCGM operation, with focus on leading and coordinating our Operational Geology Team.


Be a Rock Star at the Mt Charlotte UG mine


Reporting to the Geology Superintendent you will be responsible for leading the underground mine geology team to expand the current resource and ramp up production with an additional underground mine in the pipeline. You will be responsible for mentoring and supervision of Graduates to Project Geologists, monthly reconciliations, in mine grade control, geological reporting and implementing an array of new technologies. Are you ready to dig-deeper?




The successful applicant will possess the following attributes;

  • A tertiary qualification (minimum degree level) in geology.
  • Extensive experience as a geologist in the resource industry, preferably within an underground gold mining operation.
  • Experience with mining and geology software packages such as Datamine, Leapfrog and Acquire.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in sampling, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC), block modelling, advanced grade estimation techniques, and reconciliation.
  • Leadership experience, positively leading a team, and Contractor Management (analytical assay and drilling).
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • 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.


Northern Stars high quality and passionate mine geology teams have a wide range of expertise, experience, and a history of skill development ready to advance your career to the next level.



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. You can choose residential or FIFO opportunities throughout your career with us.

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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No agency referrals will be accepted at this time.



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