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Emergency Services Officer (Expression of Interest)

Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Groote Eylandt, NT, AU, 0885

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About the role


The South32 GEMCO Emergency Services Team provides essential services across the South32 GEMCO operation and to the community.


Key responsibilities in your role as Emergency Services Officer include:


  • Emergency preparedness and emergency management activities.
  • Provide acute injury management & facilitate telemedicine for employees and contractors.
  • Provide drug and alcohol testing services to the site.
  • Co-ordinate Security operations in conjunction with a private security company and NT Police.
  • Provide emergency response on behalf of GEMCO across; Firefighting, Emergency Medical, Road Crash Rescue, Vertical and Confined Space rescue, Hazardous materials incidents and Hazard reduction activities.


About you


You will naturally have a passion and commitment to workplace safety.  Having previous experience or the utmost enthusiasm and drive to succeed and develop yourself is fundamental.

Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions.


In addition, you should possess:


  • Certificate III Mines Emergency Response and Rescue or equivalent
  • Cert IV Health Care (Ambulance)
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing and Collection
  • Medium Rigid Licence


Our benefits


  • You will be part of a full time, dedicated Emergency Services Team
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
  • FIFO from Darwin/Cairns or Residential on Groote Eylandt
  • Family friendly roster – 7x7 D/N
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Ongoing training, education and career development
  • Excellent facilities including gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval and scenic walking track.




Located on the tropical Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, GEMCO is a South32 Company producing high-grade manganese ore. Groote Eylandt is home to the Anindilyakwa people, who are the traditional owners of the land and have been working alongside GEMCO since 1963.


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Please Note: COVID-19 Update

In accordance with the COVID-19 Directions (No. 55) 2021 - Directions for mandatory vaccination of workers issued by the Northern Territory government, South32 is required to ensure that all persons who attend Groote Eylandt have received three doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Do you acknowledge and agree that you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination status?


Applications close on Thursday the 6th of July.