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Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Defense, Police, Security


22nd September 2022

The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 metres in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometres north-west of Port Moresby. Barrick (Niugini) Limited (“BNL”) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold Corporation and Zijin Mining Group.


The incumbents will be supervising award security employees in their day-to-day function as well as providing security to the PJV mine site and its associated installations. The role is to maintain Security across the Mining Operations by monitoring and reporting of civil disturbances and breaches of safety and other company policies. A high level of competency is required. Candidates from all areas of PNG are encouraged to apply. This role is an operational field role requiring team work.

The ideal candidate must;

  • Have a minimum of Grade 10 Certificate or higher
  • Have a minimum of 6 years Police/Military experience
  • Be Physically fit and able to work on your feet for extended periods
  • Be prepared to work on a Fly-In/ Fly-Out roster which is presently a 28/14 rotation
  • Be prepared to work a 12 hour day/ night shift
  • Provide a recent Police / Criminal clearance certificate (acquired within 6 month to date)
  • Provide a recent Medical Certificate (acquired within 1 month to date)
  • Provide an original copy of verified Military or Police discharge order / signal.
  • Be able to drive a manual vehicle confidently and have a Valid PNG Drivers licence (desirable)
  • Have a very good understanding of working safely
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised and working shifts
  • Have sound knowledge of Security Protocol with a wide ranging experience in effective Security Command Control and Communication, Detention Procedures, Arrest Procedures, Human Rights Laws, Security Search, Security “Use of Force”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out tasks as directed by the Chief Duty Officer or Superintendent
  • Maintain Security across the Mining Operations
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with Security Control during shifts
  • Maintain production by responding to security threats and incidents
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health & Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and procedures.


If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the 07th of October 2022 to: The Recruitment Team, Porgera Joint Venture Email: or apply via PJV website: Phone: (+675) 547 8912/544 3056 for more information.

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The Porgera Joint Venture owns and operates the Porgera Gold Mine, located in the Province of Enga in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Barrick (Niugini) Limited, the manager of the mine, holds a 95 percent ...
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547 8153 or 547 8912

P.O Box 484, Mt. Hagen, WHP

547 8102