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Emergency Specialist - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Fire Jobs, First Aid Jobs, Health & Safety Jobs, Industrial Health Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role
To provide a safe mine by coordinating and implementing safety programs and strategies designed to prevent injuries, ensure emergency preparedness and enforce compliance during the construction of the Saramacca project infrastructure. Act as a resource on medical and health and safety issues and advocate the Internal Responsibility System. The Emergency Specialist works closely with the Superintendent Medical Services with a dotted line to Superintendent Health & Safety Saramacca.

Your Responsibilities:

Evaluate and treat all injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical nursing guidelines;
Guide and direct all referrals to outside healthcare providers and services in deliberation with the company physician
Performing Alcohol and drug testing in accordance with company’s Alcohol & Drugs testing Policy
Assist in food handlers testing
Assist with Emergency Care and evacuation
Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirement, such as OSHA, Surinamese Laws, Niosh
Assist with the accident investigation program to identify root cause analysis of all incidents and near misses


What we look for:

Minimum 3 years as ERT or Rescue team member
Minimum 3 years of experience in Emergency Response Equipment, Procedures and training
Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for Mines & Mining
Plants, surface mine rescue training and Loss Control techniques
Experience in assessing and controlling risks, responding to medical emergencies
Experience delivering training programs
Ability to plan and schedule programs and activities
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent proficiency in English, written and oral
Knowledge of Word, Excel and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Oracle is an asset.
Capacity to drive an ambulance or to get the necessary training to obtain license
Capacity to work in the field 85% of the time with the construction

About Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Health, Safety and Sustainability
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Jul 10, 2019, 4:18:56 PM

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