Project Geologist

Perseus Mining Services
CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Mining, Resources & Energy
Mining - Exploration & Geoscience
Full time
Posted 13d ago

About Perseus:

We are a West-African gold explorer, developer, and gold producer. Perseus Mining Limited is listed on both the ASX and TSX. The Perseus Group operates the Edikan Gold Mine in Ghana, the Sissingué Gold Mine and Yaouré Gold Mine in Côte d'Ivoire. Perseus Mining is currently implementing a growth strategy designed to transform the Company into a 500,000-ounce per year gold producer by 2022. The successful applicant will be required to visit and work at the Company’s operating and development sites. Perseus values and develops its people and offers dynamic career opportunities for aspiring candidates in the gold mining industry.


About the Role:

The Project Geologist is a permanent, full-time position based in our Subiaco Head Office, the successful applicant will be required to regularly visit and work at our international operating sites in West Africa. The purpose of the Group Geological function is to provide assistance, assurance and technical studies on short, medium and long-term activities on each of the operations in order to de-risk operational challenges and enhance the value of the geological function.


Key Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to: 

  • Lead the identification and implementation of operational improvements in the area of geology;
  • Ensure the geological standards are robust, are fit for purpose and comply with reporting requirements (JORC& NI43-101);
  • Undertake the geological component of mining operation/studies by providing technical support to the operational teams across all sites in the portfolio, enhancing skills development and succession planning;
  • Develop standards and practices collegiately within the group;
  • Assist in the development of the Business Growth strategy.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, postgraduate studies desirable;
  • Relevant geological experience in the gold mining industry with hands-on operational experience;
  • Experience with setting up geological processes and systems to effectively manage risk on mines;
  • Expertise in the systematic completion of technical studies;
  • Experience with industry standard software;
  • Excellent relationship building and leadership skills, including mentoring of team members;
  • Strong practical and analytical orientation, and attention to detail;
  • Inquisitive with a solution-oriented personality.


We are seeking a self-starter who wants to enhance the position of our mines’ performance and company and drive continuous improvement. You will be entrusted with a diverse scope and autonomy to work within the bounds of achieving what is necessary.


How to Apply: 

If you are interested in working with a highly committed, skilled and dynamic team, please submit your resume and covering letter before 5pm on 1st December 2021 (AWST).



Perseus Mining is an equal opportunity employer who supports and builds a diverse workforce. We value our people and help them build up their skills and take their careers to the next level.


Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.



Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Project Geologist?
  • Have you completed a qualification in science?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • Do you have open pit mining experience?

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