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Current permanent and contract employment opportunities.
Register for short term opportunities at the Department of Mines and Petroleum (up to six months)
Further information regarding conditions of employment and how to apply for a position at DMP.
A list of frequently asked questions about employment with the department, issues with applying online, and employment in the mining industry.
The graduate program involves three lead Western Australian Government departments working together to offer opportunities and develop the professional skills and knowledge of graduates.
DMP sees the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be represented within the department and aim to be an employer of choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We are recruiting for positions in safety management and other technical areas to accommodate the increased demand for regulatory safety services, as a result of the growth and development of Western Australia's resources industry.
Honours graduates are wanted who are passionate about doing an MSc in mineral exploration while employed as a geologist in the Geological Survey.
Occupational groupings within the Department of Mines and Petroleum comprise a variety of professional, technical and administrative roles and the major ones are outlined here.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum currently provides scholarships for eight students enrolled in a Western Australian School of Mines (WASM) engineering course (Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Geology or Environment).
Find out about current employment opportunities with DMP’s Environment Division.