Mining Job : Safety Officer

Harmony is currently seeking to recruit a Safety Officer for our SHSR Department –Safety Section. Reporting to the Safety Supervisor, the successful applicants will mainly be responsible for assisting the Safety Team to deliver the Safety systems, policies, standards and associated plans and programs

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Compliance to relevant PNG safety legislation and developing and implementing safety programs
  • Providing guidance and assistance to Departments with quality Incident Investigations
  • Conduct ICAM Incident investigation and reporting
  • Conduct workplace inspections and audits, behaviour based observations and task observations to assess conformance to safety and environment standards and procedures
  • Guiding & assisting work groups in developing Job Safety Environment Analysis (JSEAs) for their work areas
  • Participate in work team based risk assessment
  • Provide support and coaching to site workforce in Safety Management Systems tools (i.e. Hazard Identification and Reporting, JSEA, Visible Felt Safety Leadership Interactions, Field Critical Control Checks, etc.)
  • Assist in ensuring the overall Health and Hygiene principals including accommodations ablutions, food and tearooms facilities are well maintained to required standards
  • Assist in conducting Safety training and assessment as required
  • Participate in First aid and emergency response activities as directed by Safety Superiors
  • Ensure all incident investigation and inspection reports are entered into Integrum Safety and Risk Management System in an accurate and timely manner and follow up on incomplete reports and actions
  • Assist in developing and implementing of safety programs onsite

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

  • Diploma or Certificate IV in OHS Management or equivalent, a PNG Safety Level 2 & 3 Certificate
  • A minimum of 3 years mining or heavy industry OHS experience with the knowledge and understanding of PNG Mines regulation, OH& and Duty Care
  • Certificate in Train The Trainer (essential) or Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (Desirable)
  • Good understanding of MS Office computer support systems (Word, Excel , Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and assertiveness with the ability to implement change
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent planning and organization skills and assertiveness with the ability to implement change and the passion for in-depth problem solving
  • Valid PNG Driving license – Class Three (3) minimum, class six (6) highly preferred

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging opportunity and confident, you have the skills, knowledge and experience to fulfil this role, then please apply by email to

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application closes Monday 26th December 2022.


Location: Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas

Job ID: #15592

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