Junior geologist

Crocodile Gold Corporation is an international mining and exploration company focused on safely meeting production targets and sustainable growth.  The company owns and operates the Stawell and Fosterville Gold Mines in central Victoria and also has operations in the Northern Territory.

Stawell Gold Mines is located at Stawell, a well serviced and situated town of approximately 6,300 residents in regional Victoria, 250km west of Melbourne.  It is only a fifteen minute drive from the picturesque Grampians National Park and sixty minutes from the larger regional centre of Ballarat.

Stawell Gold Mines invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the position of Junior Geologist. The purpose of this position is to assist with the acceleration of Growth Activities at both Stawell Gold Mines and Northern Territory Operations

Reporting to the Senior Exploration Geologist

The key responsibility areas of this position include:

  • Data Collection of Drilling Programs
  • Logging of drill chips.
  • Assist in Supervision of drilling contractors.
  • Logging of diamond drill core.
  • Surface Exploration Geology
  • Mapping surface exposures of both regolith materials and out crop to assist interpretation of geology, geochemistry and geophysical data.
  • Assistance in planning of geochemical and geophysical programs.
  • Geological Interpretation
  • Collection and compilation of geological information to aid in the generation of targets for exploration.
  • Completion of geological interpretations for exploration including compilation of Historical data.
  • Geological Sampling
  • UG face mapping.
  • Collections of UG samples.
  • Core processing.

The successful applicant should possess the following:

  • A Honours degree in Geology
  • 1-2 years industry experience in exploration geology
  • Excellent communication / public relations skills
  • Competencies in computer software including Excel, GIS and 3D modelling Software.
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Controls systems
  • Gold Experience
  • Good communication skills.
  • Victorian manual drivers licence.

Please address the above criteria in a cover letter and submit your application to sgmjobs@crocgold.com.au .    Applications close 31st July 2015


Stawell Gold Mines is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer