Emergency Response Field Medic Officer

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Position:  Emergency Response Field Medic Officer

Lumwana Mine, Kalumbila, Zambia.

Reporting to:   Emergency Response Supervisor


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for highly committed and qualified individuals to be considered for the position of  Emergency Response Field Medic Officer .  

Role Summary


Reporting to the  Emergency Response Supervisor , you will be responsible  to provide expedient and effective emergency services in field medic callouts, administering basic and advanced life support to patients at the scene, enroute to the hospital and prehospital setting in accordance with the Zambian law and Barrick standards to minimise health deteriorating situations within Lumwana Mining Company site / Lease area township and community . Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:  


  • Respond to all Emergency situations across site in a timely and effective manner,
  • Attend all callouts in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Conduct weekly planned maintenance programs as scheduled and undertake all duties as directed commensurate with skills knowledge/ training
  • Ensure all emergency vehicles, equipment and accessories are in a constant state of preparedness after pre- starts.
  • Conduct weekly, monthly, and quarterly standard tests on ER equipment in accordance with the SOPs and OEMs specifications/manuals.
  • Compiling PM weekly and quarterly reports to the ER supervisor to reflect emergency preparedness, equipment availability and the general status of emergency equipment’s on Mine site and Township.
  • Respond appropriately and resolve emergency situations in a timely manner
  • Contribute to availability of Emergency Response stock and equipment by following all procedures for correct usage, replacement, care, and maintenance Experience & Qualifications
  • Must have Grade 12 full School Certificate
  • Must have Diploma in Emergency Medical Care Technician (EMT).
  • Must be member of the Health Practitioner Council of Zambia (HPCZ).
  • Post qualification experience in rescue and emergency services, preferably in the mining industry (Nationally accredited qualifications – Basic firefighting, Basic Life Support) will be an added advantage
  • At least three years of work experience in Emergency Medical services preferably in Mining Industry 
  • Computer Literacy
  • Valid Driver license- Zambian C class Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply.     Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment process.
  • ‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’
  • Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks .



To apply for this job please visit jobs.barrick.com .

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