At Gold Fields, we take pride in looking after employee welfare by offering industry competitive salaries and a suite of employee benefits including, but not limited to the following:
If you work a fully site based or Residential roster you are entitled to a taxable Site Allowance of 6% of your base salary. This allowance will be paid monthly, continue while you are on paid leave (but not unpaid leave), attract superannuation, cease should you move to a Perth based role, be capped at $12,000 for D+ Band employees.
Health Insurance Allowance
Upon provision of proof of Private Health Insurance membership, permanent employees are eligible for a fixed Private Health Insurance Allowance. Different Allowances are applicable to couples/families and singles.
Paid Parental & Partner Leave
Gold Fields offers a competitive 16-weeks Paid Parental Leave cover to the primary caregiver upon the birth or adoption of a child. Additionally, Gold Fields offers one week of Paid Partner Leave for the employee who is not the primary caregiver of a new born or newly adopted child.
Income Protection & Life Cover
Protect your future with income protection insurance providing 75 percent of your gross income for up to two years and life cover of one year’s salary.
Employee Referral Reward Program
Employees who introduce us to a candidate who we employ in a permanent position, at any of the Australian operations, will be rewarded with a referral bonus of $10,000 after the new employee has worked with us for 6 months.
We offer financial assistance and study leave options for further education, in addition to educational assistance for your dependents (applicable to residential employees in Kalgoorlie/Kambalda and Leinster only) where facilities do not exist.
Bus Service (Kalgoorlie/Kambalda only)
We provide a complimentary modern bus service with convenient departure times to and from Kalgoorlie and Kambalda.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Complimentary access to a confidential counselling service is available to employees and their immediate family.
Take advantage of discounted banking benefits, fee savings, bonus interest and rewards on specific products and services provided by Commonwealth Bank.
Depending on location, Gold Fields offers a wide range of salary sacrificing options, from airport parking, flights and accommodation (for interstate FIFO) to remote area rent or mortgage interest (applicable to Kambalda/Kalgoorlie, Leinster or Laverton employees only).
Long Service Leave
Employees are eligible for pro-rata long service leave after seven years of service instead of the standard 10-year period.
Generous annual or quarterly bonuses are available depending on the employee’s position, along with individual and company performance.
Long Term Cash Incentive Plan
The scheme is available to senior management employees and payment is based on corporate conditions being met.
Preferential pricing and fleet discounts are available to Gold Fields employees at Toyota, Audi, Mazda and BMW dealerships.
Vehicle Leasing Options
Individual Novated Vehicle Leasing packages are available through our Novated Lease partners.
Dell Discounts & Microsoft Office Home Use Program
Employees are eligible to receive exclusive discounts on Dell products and current versions of Microsoft Office, for use on personal computers at a nominal cost.
Underscored by a common goal of creating shared benefits to those associated with our efforts, it means our people, the ecosystems in which we operate, and the rapport we have with our local and indigenous communities, is of the highest respect.