ERT Officer

  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Shinyanga
Posted over 2 years ago
About the job
  • Job Type : Permanent

  • Industry : Security /Safety

  • Education Level : Junior Level

Job Description

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit an ERT Officer to join our team in the Safety Department.  The purpose of this role is to coordinate and carry out Emergency Rescue activities during an emergency within/around the mine site, maintaining ERT equipment as well as provide service & support to employees & Supervisors in respective departments across the Mine with regards to Employee Health and Safety in the workplace.

Reporting to: ERT Superintendent

Duration: Permanent


·         Take charge of Emergency Rescue Team and Operations during underground or surface emergency, Onsite or Off Site

·         Readiness to perform Emergency Rescue Operations and leading a rescue team at any time

·         Carry out ERT Equipment maintenance, Firefighting Equipment, hydrant, Breathing apparatus and other related rescue equipment

·         Conduct On job Coaching and Training to employees on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safe work practices

·         Ensure accurate and quality Investigations of Accident and Incident for root causes identification

·         Ensure compliance of regulatory workplace inspections

·         Timely and accurate completion of ERT daily, weekly, monthly and yearly report

·         Conduct scheduled weekly and monthly ERT meetings

·         Maintain Airport safety daily prior, during and post Aircraft Landing as per Standard Operating Procedure

·         Maintain accuracy information in Management of Change ( MOC’s ) database

·         Participate in review of Standard Operating Procedures

·         Ensure Hazardous Material and Chemical Spillages disposed are mitigated safely as per Policies and Procedures

·         Carry out housekeeping activities at the start and end of every shift

·         Conduct On job Coaching and weekly Training to ERT members in all aspects of ERT including Fire Fighting, Rope Rescue, Vehicle Rescue, Hazmat Rescue, First Aid and Confined Space Rescue,


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                                           

·         Ordinary Level Secondary Education Certificate

·         Certification in Emergency response Management

·         Certificate in fire rescue

·         Level 3 First Aid Training

·         A Valid Tanzanian Driving License

·         Formal Training Qualification in Risk Management, Accident Investigations and Occupational Health and Safety



·         3-5 Years’ Experience in Safety Practice in Mining, Processing or Maintenance disciplines. Underground Mining Experience added as an advantage

·         3-5 Years’ Experience in Emergency Rescue Operations


·         Sound knowledge on the requirement of Tanzania rescue act

·         Sound knowledge on the Tanzania mining act –OHS requirement.

·         Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment

·         Fluent in use of Taproot and/or I-CAM Investigation systems (I)

·         ERT Equipment Operation & Maintenance

·         Accident and Incident investigating

·         Computer Skills- Fluent in MS Office

·         Communication, Fluent written and verbal in English & Swahili

·         Sound knowledge of Legislatory Requirements within Mining- OSHAS, Mining Act, Explosives Act, Mines Health and Safety Act, Mining Regulations, ICMI Code, Environmental Laws



·         A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.

·         Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.

·         Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.

·         Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.


Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines

·         Rename your CV in this format CV - YOUR FULL NAME

·         Indicating the role title “ERT OFFICER” in the subject of your email

·         Send your application via e-mail to:


If you are not contacted by Barrick- Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.  Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 21st February 2022

BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES! BGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our Compliance Hotline, by calling Toll-Free Number  +1-877-246-5399 or through



About the Company

Barrick Gold Corporation is a mining company that produces gold and copper with 16 operating sites in 13 countries.[3] It is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[4] It has mining operations in North and South America, Africa, Papua New Guinea and Saudi Arabia. Our diversified portfolio spans many of the world’s prolific gold districts and is focused on high-margin, long-life assets.

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