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Safety Health and Emergency Response Advisor

Job no: 500047
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

Safety Health and Emergency Response Advisor- Rosebery Mine, Tasmania

About the role

Reporting to the Manager Safety, Health, Training & Security, the Safety, Health & Emergency Response Advisor will assist in the provision of safety and health leadership in the field, promoting site compliance with corporate and site safety and health standards, implement safety directives that improve safety performance and support emergency preparedness and response.

With demonstrated safety, health and emergency response experience within a mining environment, you will have well-developed skills and personal attributes including the following:

  • Minimum of Cert IV qualification and complimentary certificates in WHS or equivalent.
  • Trainer and Assessor Cert IV - desirable
  • Security Licence - desirable
  • Drug and alcohol testing training – desirable
  • Cert IV Health Care (Ambulance) or equivalent – desirable
  • Full manual Driver’s license
  • Working knowledge of the applicable legislation – Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and Regulations (Tasmania) and Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Regulations.
  • Experience as an Emergency First Responder at all levels – Cert III desirable.
  • Exposure to health and hygiene programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Proficient with MS Office

This is a great career opportunity for a motivated Safety Health & Emergency Services Advisor who is looking to expand their capabilities within a supportive team environment. 

This is a residential permanent position working on a 5:2/4:3 roster either residential in Rosebery or Drive in/Drive out (DIDO) from Tasmanian locations.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Rosebery Operations to create and maintain a safety culture that fosters continual improvement of systems and contributes to an injury free workplace. 
  • Support, promote and implement health programs, systems and initiatives in conjunction with the Occupational Health Nurse (OHN)
  • General Safety, Health and Emergency Response Advisor duties such as reporting, incident investigations, risk assessments, safety document management, planning and supporting emergency scenario training, equipment checks and maintenance of emergency systems.
  • Maintain safety, health, security and emergency response policies, procedures and safety practices in line with relevant legislation.
  • Provide support to Supervisors, Superintendents in risk management and safety processes, including timely incident reporting in the Incident and Event Management System (IEM), review of safety information, resolution of complex safety issues with stakeholders. and coaching for improvement.
  • Conduct and coordinate employee safety, health and emergency response training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, selection and use of safety equipment.
  • Facilitate and/or support investigations for incidents, near misses, and occupational illnesses and exposures to determine causes, install preventative measures and SMART actions to mitigate the risk or recurrence. 
  • Actively participate in Health and Safety Committee meetings and assist to implement initiatives. Provide information and guidance to Safety representatives. 
  • Provide support for periods of leave and afterhours management of injuries and emergencies.
  • Undertake tasks and initiatives to support the OHN and Emergency Services Co-ordinator as required. Tasks may include workers compensation management and return to work plans, emergency evacuation drills, basic ambulance awareness training, site entry and administration control (SEAC)

About MMG Rosebery

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia.

The Rosebery Mine has been at the heart of the Rosebery community since 1936 and is one of Tasmania’s largest and oldest continuously operating, underground mines producing zinc, copper and lead concentrates, as well as gold doré.

It supports approximately 500 employees and their families, has a strong community focus and engages a wide range of local businesses from across Tasmania in its supply chain boosting the economy of the West Coast of Tasmania and beyond.

MMG has an office in Burnie, giving employees the flexibility to work from there when they are not required onsite.

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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