When in full production, the Company provides many full-time, casual and contract direct and indirect positions at the mine site. In addition, a number of labour hire personnel are recruited on an ad hoc basis from Port Augusta and Port Pirie based employment agencies, creating further opportunities for the workforce of the region. Indirectly the Company provide jobs in many consulting and sub contractual areas throughout South Australia and nationally.
In association with Complete Personnel of Port Augusta and Adelaide as well as with Flinders Personnel of Port Pirie and in line with commitments made to the Adnyamathanha native title holders through the Native Title Mining Agreement, the Company strives to achieve at least 20 percent Indigenous employment by providing employment opportunities for Adnyamathanha people from the Flinders Ranges. This Indigenous employment target has been achieved or exceeded continuously since 2007.
Mine employees work a fly-in fly-out roster flying to and from site on the company aircraft from either Adelaide or Port Augusta. Accommodation and meals are provided.
All Company personnel undergo a site induction and are encouraged to increase their skill levels to enable promotion to more senior positions. The Company has a Fitness for Work Policy which includes a random drug and alcohol testing program.
The Company is committed to ensuring that all persons seeking employment are treated fairly and equitably and will be afforded opportunities for employment, promotion, training, transfer or benefit based on merit, meaning that assessment is made with regard to the abilities, knowledge, aptitude, experience and relevant qualifications of each individual applicant.
On 30 March 2009 the Adnyamathanha people were formally recognized as Native Title Holders, their land includes the area where the Beverley and Beverley North mines are located. The Company has a Native Title Mining Agreement with the Adnyamathanha native title holders and has a continuing dialogue over issues of importance to them. This ensures the protection of heritage and cultural sites that are important to the Adnyamathanha, who also benefit through:
>employment and training opportunities;
>production payments; and
>other community payments.
The Company is committed to employing 20% of the site based workforce from the Adnyamathanha people. For more information on current employment opportunities please contact Complete Personnel or Flinders Personnel.