Careers

Working with Newcrest

Newcrest offers rewarding careers for high-performing individuals in a dynamic and exciting industry. 

We’re constantly searching for passionate people to join our talented team and we genuinely care about our people; this is reflected in our commitment to learning and development and maintaining a safe environment in which they feel secure to be the best they can.

Our workforce is located in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea. In every location our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™.

We believe your career should allow you to develop and grow your skills, expertise and experience, provide challenge and opportunity, and recognise your achievements.

A career at Newcrest presents opportunities for you challenge yourself to reach and surpass your goals. 

We’re committed to organic and continuous growth, with exploration projects to expand our world class asset portfolio, and a geographic focus on Australia, Asia, the Pacific regions and Canada. 

We value our people. We work hard to create a workplace that attracts, retains and rewards the best talent.

Current opportunities

See our current available positions

Rewards & benefits

Remuneration

We offer competitive remuneration and benefits packages.

Performance-based rewards scheme

We offer several incentive arrangements including short-term and long-term incentives to eligible employees.

Employee development

Our 'Communities of Practice' and various development programs will enhance your  professional development opportunities across the company.

Relocation assistance

For anyone moving to another state, or country, we’ll do everything we can to ensure your transition is smooth by providing relocation entitlements and support to you and your family.

Study assistance scheme

If part-time study is one way to further your career, we’ll be happy to discuss how we might help you.

Experience a connection with our Employee service recognition program 

As a show of our appreciation for the contribution you’ve made over the years, we formally recognise your continuous service at various milestones. 

Parental Leave

Our Parental Leave program provides meaningful financial and non-financial support to Newcrest employees at all stages of the parental process. These programs differ by country, with support mechanisms and benefits, including paid leave, in line with local legislation and benchmarks. 

Employee Assistance Program

This programme offers a free professional and confidential counselling service to all permanent employees and their families.
 

Diversity and inclusion

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. Diversity and inclusion are essential parts of Newcrest’s vision, values and company culture.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work. This is underpinned by providing our people with the training and support they need to deliver superior results.

Career pathways

Newcrest has a number of exciting pathways for people to explore and progress their careers. We offer a range of entry points including apprentice, vacation and graduate programs. 

Applicants can join one of the many operator, trade, professional and specialist pathways we have on offer. All Newcrest’s roles are advertised on our Careers page where you can also subscribe to job alerts.

Graduate and Vacation programs

Newcrest offers a wide variety of Graduate and Vacation programs each year across our operations.
We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. All Newcrest’s roles are advertised on our Careers page.

Apprentices

An apprenticeship can be an excellent way of starting your career and explore the unknown in the mining sector and developing sought after skills.

We offer a diverse range of professionally managed and tailored programs across our operations including entry-level and adult apprenticeships providing you with trades skills including:

•    Electrical
•    Mechanical
•    Metal fabrication
•    Light vehicle
•    Heavy vehicle

Our apprenticeship roles are advertised on our Careers page and official social media accounts.

Fraudulent recruitment scams

As an internationally recognised company, Newcrest can be the target of unscrupulous individuals and/or groups.

This typically this takes the form of online fraud where organisations or individuals falsely claim to be representing Newcrest in relation to employment opportunities.

This type of fraud may include emails, text messages, facsimile transmissions or letters that result in identity theft, hacking, phishing or even financial extortion and theft.

We encourage all individuals interested in careers with Newcrest to be aware of good online practices to avoid vigilant to fraudulent activity.

To learn more about personal online security, please refer to your relevant national Cybersecurity Authority.

Please do not send money or pass any personal details to anyone suggesting they can provide employment with Newcrest. If you have applied for a position through a legitimate channel, we will have the information needed.

If you receive an unexpected communication or email regarding potential employment, or an invitation to submit applications and you’re are unsure as to its validity, here are some points to consider.

  1. If a third party (Eg. Recruitment Agency) approaches you claiming to be acting on Newcrest’s behalf and you are unsure as to the validity, ask for the name of their HR Contact at Newcrest and contact us directly to confirm.
  2. No up-front payments of any kind will ever be requested by Newcrest or our authorised agents as part of a recruitment process. This includes immigration documents, fees, airline fees, travel insurance or any other purpose relating to an employment opportunity.
  3. Newcrest will never make a job offer without performing a formal interview process.
  4. Prospective employees are always invited to an interview with Newcrest personnel before any offer of employment is made.
  5. Newcrest will not initiate any immigration process until a verified offer of employment is extended to and accepted by the candidate.

Newcrest strongly urges all prospective candidates to check carefully before clicking on or replying to any communications that may look suspicious.

If you receive communication that you believe is fraudulent or have suffered a personal loss from a recruitment scam, please contact your local cyber-security agency or relevant authority.

Career Faqs

Who can submit an application?

Our roles are open to candidates who have an interest in working for Newcrest Mining. We do not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies, Search firms or external parties on behalf of candidates.

What happens after I apply for a job?

Once you apply will we send you an automated response via email, confirming receipt of your application. The Careers Team and the relevant hiring manager responsible for the role will review your application and advise you if your application is to be progressed in the selection process. If your application is not successful, we advise you and retain your details on our database.

Can I fax or mail my application to you?

Applications must be made online so that your application is electronically stored and tracked in our resume database. This will enable our Careers team to review your application against any relevant opportunities.

How often are new roles advertised on your website?

We post new roles to our careers page on a regular basis. We would recommend that you visit our site regularly and search for current vacancies. You can also subscribe to our Job Alerts which will automatically send you future roles that match your preferences.

How long is a position advertised for?

Some roles are open for a period of one to two weeks; others will remain open until the position has been filled.

Can I apply for an overseas role?

Newcrest offers career opportunities across our portfolio of international sites. If you have the required skills and experience for the position, we suggest you make an application.

Can I apply for more than one role at a time?

You're welcome to apply for any of our roles that you believe match your experience and interests.

What if I can’t find a suitable job when I am searching the current vacancies?

Register your details for Job Alerts. Job Alerts are an automated email, advising you that a role has been advertised that matches your search criteria.

How do I reset my username or password?

If you forget your password you will have to click on the "Forgotten your Password?" link. You will then be presented with your secret question which you must answer correctly to have your password sent to your email address.

As an applicant, what can I expect from the selection process?

Our selection process may include some or all of the below:

  • online application
  • telephone interview
  • behavioural interviews
  • psychometric testing
  • site visit
  •  police checks
  • reference checks
  •  medical checks
  • background checks
How do I get an update on a role that I have applied for?

You can log into the database at any time using your username and password to check the status of your application.

Privacy – How do I delete my record?

Should you no longer wish for Newcrest to store your details on the database, you have the option to remove your personal details and applications by logging into your profile.

Our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

How do I apply for a Graduate or Vacation Program role with Newcrest?

Refer to our Graduate and Vacation program page for more information regarding applications

How do I apply for an Apprenticeship at Newcrest?

At times we do have apprenticeships and entry-level roles available for people who have little or no experience with the mining industry. Apprenticeships are recruited throughout the year, these roles are advertised on our Careers page.