Emergency Response Officer

Aug. 1, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Aug. 10, 2020, 7:06 a.m.

About the Opportunity

Do you have a passion for helping people and ensuring their health & safety? Our Pinjarra Refinery is looking for a suitably qualified Emergency Response Officer (ERO) to join the team and make a difference within an inclusive work environment! This position is on a 12-hour shift pattern consisting of days and nights, offering great work-life balance.

Our EROs are the first responders in emergency situations by providing medical and rescue services to employees requiring treatment for illness or injury.

Our ERO’s are active members of the fire and rescue teams on site and respond to incidents to protect personnel, company assets, the community and the environment.

Our EROs have a duty of care responsibility on back-shifts and are required to be autonomous and trustworthy. This is achieved by strong working relationships with key site personnel and direct contact with each of our work groups on the refinery; therefore, strong communication skills are important.

Your main responsibilities may include:

Attending to emergency and first aid calls and apply the appropriate medical treatment and care in accordance with approved clinical practice guidelines.

Responding to fire alarms or fire protection systems and provide support to fire crews.

Providing occasional medical centre assistance, along with general health and safety tasks.

Coordinating site access control and administration, including inspections and security patrols.

Conduct short term inductions for visitors and contractors.

Monitoring and maintaining alarm and security cameras

Reporting of incidents and assisting with Investigations

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role.  Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do. To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will have:

Certificate IV in Health Care (HLT41115) with post course experience as a minimum. Tertiary Qualifications in Paramedical Science or Nursing desirable.

Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (RII30715) or Certificate III in Public Safety -Firefighting and Emergency Operations (PUA30613) is desirable.

Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing (HLTPAT005).

Clear experience in a similar role of First Aid, Health Care or Emergency Response.

A current police clearance.

Class A and HR licences.

Additional qualifications and experience within security will be well regarded.

Proficient skills in Microsoft suites and general computer use.

We are looking for a self-motivated and customer focused individual, with a high level of interpersonal, verbal, written and numerical skills. We are seeking a strong team player with the ability to work autonomously and will take ownership for making job-level decisions. If you believe you meet the above selection criteria, we would like to hear from you!

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

About where you will work

Pinjarra Alumina Refinery is located 90 kilometres south of Perth, a 30-minute drive from the coastal city of Mandurah and six kilometres, or a 10 minute drive, east of the regional town of Pinjarra. It is situated in the Peel region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Murray and is a major regional employer with approximately 1000 employees.

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