Emergency Services Officer Jobs WA

Emergency Services Officer Jobs WA

Primary Purpose:

The primary purpose of the Emergency Service Officers (ESO) is to provide emergency response and medical support under the leadership of the Emergency Services Supervisor (ESS).


  • Conformance to the Emergency Services Plan on a Page (PoaP).
  • Undertake emergency and routine medical care in accordance with protocols.
  • Undertake emergency and routine fire and rescue duties.
  • Maintain and control medical, fire and rescue assets as per Rio Tinto procedures, manufacturer specifications and applicable regulations or standards.
  • Operate emergency vehicles in accordance with Rio Tinto procedures and applicable state regulations.
  • Coordinate the servicing and maintenance of medical, fire and rescue assets.
  • Manage and undertake alcohol and other drug testing in accordance with the Clients Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy and Procedures.
  • Conduct snake handling and relocation as required.
  • Conduct mayday, alarm and communication checks.
  • Train, mentor and actively recruit Emergency Response Team (ERT) members for their respective shift.
  • Respond to fire alarms and conduct routine maintenance as per the site plan.
  • Manage site emergency incidents as Incident Commander in conjunction with site ERT.
  • Regularly inspect and report on fire breaks, perimeter security, firefighting equipment, first aid and emergency equipment (including radio communication).
  • Assist in delivering annual BRT training, desktops and scenarios.
  • Support the preparedness of the ERT for each location according to agreed emergency response and rescue plans in order to improve emergency management capacity and response.
  • Carry out shift recording and administrative tasks as required.
  • Support audits of emergency response procedures, documentation and capability in line with internal and statutory requirements.
  • Complete task and project work as directed by the Emergency Services Supervisor (ESS)Undertake additional duties as directed by ESS.

Qualifications for *Emergency Services Officer Jobs WA:


  • HLT41115 – Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
  • Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (or below individual competencies)
  • Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • Undertake road accident rescue
  • Confined space rescue
  • Vertical rescue
  • Urban fire
  • Render hazardous materials incidents safe
  • Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident
  • Wildfire
  • Operate pumps
  • Drive vehicles under operational conditions
  • Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
  • Monitor hazardous atmospheres
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Collector
  • Maritime Security Identification Card (Coastal)




  • Drivers License – National MR class
  • Current National Police Certificate (Poisons Permit requirement)

Functional Competencies:

Living the Values – Basic Application

  • Aligning behaviours, decisions and actions with the values and principles in The way we work and related Group guidelines and standards
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, regulations, standards and governance requirements
  • Treating all people fairly and consistently, and with dignity and respect
  • Maintaining high standards of behaviour in the work environment
  • Being ethical, honest and sensitive in all dealings
  • Taking corrective action to address inappropriate decision or actions

Operational Delivery – Basic Application

  • Have an understanding of Emergency Services function and their application to the mining industry and local

Communities (AIIMS, DFES SOP’s, State Ambulance Service, WESTPLAN etc.)

Leading Self – Basic Application

  • Taking ownership for own performance and decisions on their impact on the business
  • Seeking opportunities for personal feedback, learning and development
  • Understanding the impact of behaviours on others
  • Exhibiting self-confidence, humility, energy and drive
  • Acting decisively when tough or quick action is required
  • Motivating and developing people to deliver superior results

Relevant Experience for *Emergency Services Officer Jobs WA:


  • Substantial experience in pre-hospital medical evaluation & treatment.
  • Experience leading and managing emergency response teams within Mining or similar industries (or ability to rapidly acquire).
  • A working knowledge of industrial emergency management and Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DEFS), policy, protocols and procedures (or ability to rapidly acquire).
  • Previous responsibility for emergency management resources in the prevention of, preparedness for, response to and recovery from likely emergency situations.
  • Leadership and incident control.


  • Development and implementation of emergency service policy, procedures, plans and protocols.
  • Developing and facilitating emergency response team training and exercises.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Experience working in remote locations.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and plan own work.

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