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Glencore – Health & Safety Graduate (Coal)

Glencore Coal Assets have a number of opportunities opening to graduating or recently graduated university students to join our Health & Safety Graduate Program. You will be an important part of a global company that wants you to succeed, not just for the benefit of the organization but also so you can achieve your own career goals. As a Health & Safety Graduate you will work in some of the most well established mining districts, which have pioneered several mining innovations whilst producing some of the current local and global mining and resource leaders.   Our industry-leading and experienced professionals will challenge you each step of the way – to think differently, ask questions and come up with creative solutions. You will have access to unrivalled opportunities and unlimited potential to grow your career. This is your opportunity to test your skills and creativity in real situations, working with some of the best in your field. If you are keen to grow with us, relish the opportunity to work and live in our mining regions in NSW and QLD to build an exciting career, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

As a Health & Safety Graduate, you will become one of the valuable health and safety champions at our mine sites. As Glencore is committed to keeping our workplace safe with zero harm, you will play an important role in assisting line management to identify, develop, coordinate and implement safety and health initiatives management systems and strategy.  From day one, you will work together with an experienced team to conduct risk assessments and assist to implement suitable controls and monitoring. In addition, you will be participating in incident investigations and recommending changes, assist with training employees on safety & health issues, and coordinating emergency procedures, mine rescues, fire-fighting and first-aid crews. You will be involved in managing a diverse range of health, hygiene and safety issues in underground and open-cut coal mining, processing and associated operations.  Depending on your discipline, you may assist in the development and facilitation of programs, undertake workplace assessments, complete compliance reporting and provide advice to operational management on improvement opportunities. You will be liaising and communicating across multiple levels of the workforce, management, regulatory bodies, medical and health providers in these exciting and important graduate positions.

Graduate positions may be filled for mid-year placements however most will be for 2022 commencement.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in health/safety/occupational hygiene or similar tertiary qualification
  • Have graduated from university within the last 2 years

Why choose Glencore?

With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore. Glencore provides unrivalled career and development prospects, great communities and the opportunity to work with leaders in your field. 

As part of Glencore's Graduate Program, you will:

  • Receive structured, professional development with a real focus on-the-job experience;
  • Have scheduled networking and social events with other graduates and members of the senior management teams;
  • Be mentored by experienced professionals in your field and receive practical support from business leaders;
  • Attend a structured Graduate Professional Development Program designed to accelerate your leadership potential; and ultimately
  • Be assisted to achieving your chosen career trajectory, with many of our graduates going on to become leaders in our business.


You will be entitled to a range of benefits aimed at attracting and retaining our most valuable asset, our people.  We offer competitive remuneration and in some of our regions other financial benefits like housing and support with relocation.  While it is easy to focus on remuneration, other benefits include training and development and ambassadorship opportunities..


Residential Hunter Valley, NSW.   From wine tasting in Australia’s oldest wine region to bushwalking in World Heritage wilderness, the Hunter is an appealing region for many. Residents have easy access to acclaimed restaurants, beautiful beaches, festivals, heritage and ancient rainforest in the Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter and Barrington Tops. With Newcastle and Sydney an easy drive away, you can enjoy the best of both world’s having access to all of what our vibrant city and regional lifestyles can offer .

Residential Mudgee, NSW.   Mudgee residents enjoy access to many lifestyle attractions and relish in the four distinct seasons. This region offers breathtaking natural beauty, a vibrant winery area, locally grown food produce and a real community with heart and soul. More than 12,000 people call the region home and live in this welcoming community.

Residential Mackay region, QLD.   One of Australia’s fastest growing regions that offers affordable “big city standard” services and housing in a relaxed and idyllic destination. The area offers a central location with ease of access by air, road and rail. With close proximity to the fifth busiest airport in Queensland, Mackay is serviced by more than 110 flights weekly, with more than 70 of those providing the 1.5 hour flight between Brisbane and Mackay. With 31 beaches, pristine rainforests and easy access to nearby islands, the greater Mackay region offers a great work/life balance.

Residential Emerald region, QLD.  A number of our sites are located in he Central Highlands region of Central Queensland, Australia. The region encompasses an area of around 60 000 square kilometres, making it just short of the size of Tasmania. Not only is the region home to a globally competitive coal mining industry, it also has a robust and resilient agriculture and horticultural industries. Residents have access to major health and education services. There’s access to many natural attractions including camping, fishing and other water recreational activities. For access to beach and bigger shops, it’s approximately three-hours’ drive to the coast and there are many air services to Brisbane.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:


  • Work rights:

    New Zealand Citizen, Australian Citizen,

  • Locations:

    Regional New South

  • Closing Date:5th Apr 2021, 1:59 pm


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