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People and careers overview

Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile.

What Gold Fields offers:
Rewarding careers for high-performing individuals
Great benefits
Careers at Gold Fields

 

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You can grow with us

If you want a new and varied role, Gold Fields has a broad range of operations, projects and experiences to make your career a rewarding one.

We continually look for people who have a high performance attitude and can grow with us. We work hard to ensure our current employees are placed in roles where they are challenged and fulfilled.

As global leaders, we offer you a rare opportunity to expand your skills as we grow, both geographically and technically. We have a strong focus on on-the-job learning and can offer great learning experiences as you grow in your role

As global leaders, we offer you a rare opportunity to expand your skills as we grow, both geographically and technically. We have a strong focus on on-the-job learning and can offer great learning experiences as you grow in your role

We have a number of modernisation projects that will challenge the boundaries of how work will be done in the mining industry

We have a strong partnership with our local communities and focus on employing from those areas

 

Great benefits
Region     Benefits     Additional detail
GOLD FIELDS GROUP    

Although they vary between locations, typical benefits include vacation, maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, medical support, pensions and life insurance as well as healthcare services.

Full-time permanent employees are provided with pension, healthcare, additional leave and Group “life benefits”, which are not provided to part-time employees. Part-time employees are also not eligible for annual incentives, while full-time employees are.

     
AUSTRALIA    

In Australia full-time and part time permanent employees are provided with annual increases, redundancy, pension, health care allowance, Group ‘life benefits’, salary continuance and annual or quarterly production bonuses/benefits with part timers receiving a pro rata entitlement. Casual and most fixed term employees are not entitled to a annual or quarterly production bonuses, an annual increase or redundancy benefit. Casual employees are also not eligible for the health allowance.

   

Employees can join any Superannuation Fund (pension fund) of their choice in Australia. The default fund for Gold Fields is Plum. Other typical employee benefits in Australia include: Private Health Insurance, loyalty (long service) awards, life insurance, salary continuance insurance, employee referral reward programme, professional subscriptions, educational assistance, annual/carers leave, long service leave, paid parental and partner leave, purchase annual leave.

AMERICAS    

Permanent employees that are provided with annual increase, annual bonus and quarterly production bonuses, health care allowance, scholarship, insurance life, Flex Benefit Program: Flex Cash (e.g. Salary Advance, Profits Advance & Annual Integral Remuneration for official), Flex Benefit (e.g. GF Treasures), Flex Time (e.g. Summer Friday), Flex Training (e.g. High Performance Center)

   

Employees working in higher risk positions have two additional benefits including:

1. Increase in employee contributions to the retirement scheme

2. Complimentary retirement fund for mining and metallurgy positions

SOUTH AFRICA    

In South Africa typical benefits include vacation, maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, medical support, pensions (In South Africa our employees rely on three main pension funds) and life insurance as well as annual bonus/ production bonus depending on grade and long term incentive schemes depending on grade and eligibility.

     
WEST AFRICA    

In West Africa, benefits include a provident fund, social security fund, health care & healthcare for dependants, annual bonus, retention bonus, long-term incentives, long service awards, company accommodation or housing allowance, annual and educational assistance.Part-time employees are not eligible for for these benefits.

   

Free medical for employee and registered dependants
1. Free transport to work
2. Company accommodation or housing allowance
3. Free-meal per shift
4. One (1) to three (3) months base salary as interest-free loan
5. Educational assistance for employees
6. Registered dependants education support
7. Leave travel allowance
8. Long service awards
9. Christmas hampers

 

Careers at Gold Fields

We use a number of platforms for all job adverts and applications.

Please follow our LinkedIn page and where job advertisements are posted and you can get up to date information about working with us

Find out what it is like to work for Gold Fields and follow the work we do on our Facebook page

HR PORTAL

By creating a profile of your skills and experience on our HR portal you can apply for jobs on line. Depending on the position you are applying for our application process is as follows:

1

Application form and submission of CV

2

Short listing

3

Interview process

4

Psychometric assessments

5

Security and reference checks

6

Offer proposal