Trainee Emergency Services Officer

About the role

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a qualified Emergency Services Officer? 


As a Trainee Emergency Services Officer (TESO) with Liberty Primary Steel (LPS), you will play a pivotal role in upholding safety and enhancing emergency response readiness at our facility. This 18 Month Fixed Term position is tailored to provide you with the essential skills, experience, and competency required to excel as an Emergency Response Officer upon completing your Certificate III qualification.


Your core responsibilities in this role encompass:


  •     Working closely with the Senior Emergency Services Officer to make sure we deliver emergency services that match your training and skills. 
  •     Taking part in job training and following safety protocols for emergency response tasks. 
  •     Helping to keep our emergency equipment, vehicles, and safety gear in good shape. 
  •     Using your safety and risk management knowledge to encourage a safe work environment. 
  •     Becoming skilled in using and caring for advanced firefighting and rescue equipment. 
  •     Handling various incidents effectively and following established guidelines.

About your experience

We're looking for someone ready to take on this challenging role and contribute to the safety and emergency response preparedness at Liberty Primary Steel (LPS). To thrive in this role and contribute effectively to the LPS Emergency Response Team, you should possess:


  •     A strong commitment to attaining a Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations).
  •     Dedication to completing the training program and acquiring the necessary skills.
  •     Willingness to follow instructions and adhere to safety regulations.
  •     Demonstrated commitment to supporting the team and maintaining equipment and vehicles.
  •     Alignment with the company values and a strong focus on safety.
  •     The physical fitness required to meet the role's standards and demands.

About our team

Liberty Primary Steel, a member of GFG Alliance, is located in Whyalla, South Australia. It operates an integrated steelworks with steelmaking, blast furnace, and rolling mill facilities, producing billet for rolling and export, along with rail and structural steel products.


GFG Alliance Australia operates an end-to-end mining, steel, construction and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects. Our expertise in operating as a fully integrated value chain within manufacturing, engineering, marketing, sales, and many more streams, enables our employees to explore truly diverse career paths.  

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion, and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.