18 Apr 2024

Specialist 1 – ERT at GGM

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Job Description


Geita Gold Mining Ltd (GGML) is Tanzania’s leading gold producer with a single operation in Geita Region. The company is a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, an international gold producer headquartered in South Africa, with operations in more than ten countries, in four continents. The mine is situated in the Lake Victoria Gold fields of Northwestern Tanzania, only about 85 km’s from Mwanza City and 20 km’s Southeast of the nearest point of Lake Victoria. The company has its head office in Geita, only 5 Km’s west of the fast-growing town of Geita, and also a supporting office in Dar es Salaam. Applications are invited from ambitious, energetic and performance driven individuals to fill in vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position:                                        Specialist 1- ERT. 

Contract type & Duration:                Unspecified Time Contract.

Department:                                     HSE.

Reporting to:                                    ERT Superintendent.

Number of Positions:                         One (1)


The purpose of the role is: To provide support and ensure operation of the Geita Gold Mine is not adversely impacted by emergency issues.  To be responsible for maintaining emergency response program on Geita Gold Mine site to a standard that is compatible with international practice and undertaken in timely and cost-effective way.


  • Relevant qualification in an Emergency Services Discipline at the level of Senior Fire Fighter or equivalent
  • Certificate IV in training and assessment
  • GGML is an equal opportunity employer: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.



  • Minimum 3 years in mining operation open and underground rescue field.


  • Develop High Level Rescue Plans for all high-risk work areas, to ensure that effective response in the event of an emergency.
  • Assist ER Superintendent to document/review of emergency response procedures in line with regulatory requirements.
  •  Assist with the coordination of disaster response, emergency response plan or crisis management activities.
  • Develop and conduct training programs for Emergency Response Team.
  • Ensure Emergency Response Team competency standards are maintained.
  • Ensure all operational fire and rescue equipment is inspected and records maintained.
  • Lead/monitor daily operations of the Emergency Response function including drill and exercises.
  • Contribute to site wide risk assessment studies and react proactively to areas of high-risk activities, properties, and Asset.
  • In conjunction with Site Medical Staff assist with medical evacuations of sick or injured employees.
  • Respond to and coordinate any emergency requiring the turn out of the ERT members.
  • Attend prestart/toolbox meetings and provide awareness on fire appliance operations and fire safety.
  • Recommend necessary fit for purpose rescue and firefighting equipment.
  • Weekly/Monthly Reporting.
  • Conduct fire and rescue equipment inventory analysis.
  • Monitor fire and rescue compliance especially IMIU, TCAA & ICMI requirements.
  • Critical control monitoring of major hazard standard fires (surface & underground), ventilation, confine space and working at height.
  • Automatic fire suppression system monthly inspections and performance monitoring.



  • Fire fighting
  • Rope rescue
  • SCBA
  • Confine space
  • Vehicle extrication
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Closing Date : 28th April, 2024.

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