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8 Feb 2022

Environmental Officer at Buzwagi Gold Mine

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Job Description

Buzwagi Gold Mine is seeking to recruit an Environmental Officer to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and the overall objective of this position is to co-ordinate, direct and organize systems and team effort and provide leadership to ensure compliance and conformity to the national environmental legislation and company requirements.

Reporting to: Mine Closure Specialist

Duration: 2 Year


Implementation of the sampling programs and data collection for water quality, air quality, noise & vibration, meteorological
Gather monthly HSEC/Sustainability data from all departments, compile the spreadsheet reports and complete QA/QC for the data
Collect data and information for hydrogeological and geochemical studies and monitoring activities
Conduct quarterly water sampling & microbiological tests for potable water
Proper use and up keeping of the site environmental laboratory
Update and transfer monitoring data in appropriate databases and undertake QAQC
Maintain the sitewide chemical register, update the register of expired chemicals
Conduct quarterly hazardous material inspections
Maintain the calibration of all monitoring equipment
Capture all monitoring information in GIS
Undertake tasks related other environmental programs at the mine including rehabilitation, waste and hazardous material management; and vector control
Collect data and information for biodiversity and rehabilitation monitoring
Participate in the implementation of ISO14001 EMS, undertake weekly inspections of departments and contractors and produce reports
Follow up of environmental actions at the assigned department to ensure continual improvement
Compile data for the sitewide environmental reports – weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual environmental monitoring reports
Oversee and supervise the activities of the field technicians and waste management operators.


Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering, or Environmental Management ,Environmental chemistry or related field from reputable University
Professional registration with NEMC as Environmental Expert (EIA and Auditing) is an added advantage
Computer literacy is essential – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. The use of GIS and other specialized software’s for environmental management will be an added advantage

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in environmental management in the extractive industry
Understanding of the ISO 14001 certified environmental management system
Experience and ability to work long hours in a remote site environment will be an added advantage

Computer literacy is essential – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. The use of GIS and other specialized software’s for environmental management will be an added advantage
Ability to deal with large amounts of data, with a high level of accuracy
Knowledge and understanding environmental legislation particularly in the Tanzanian mining industry and regulatory set up.
Environmental problems solving and, analytical skills
Excellent communication and report writing skills, both technical and non-technical
Must be a motivated individual with the ability to operate with minimum supervision
Strong values and commitment to safety and environmental protection


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.

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Method of Application

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 “ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER “ in the subject of your email Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]

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 15th 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

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