Unlimited Possibilities at Whitehaven Coal

We have quality foundations and quality assets. We need more quality people.

Transparent Culture

Growth & Development

Great Salary & Benefits

Whitehaven Coal is the emerging force in the Australian mining industry and we are the place for opportunity.

Over the past decade Whitehaven Coal has grown into the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We operate six mines in North West NSW and our team of over 2,000 dedicated men and women has developed a reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe operations at the cutting edge of industry excellence and innovation. As the largest private sector employer in North West NSW, we’re proudly local.

The capability to produce a high quality product over the long term, coupled with an efficient business model, places Whitehaven Coal in a position to continue to provide strong employment opportunities in the Gunnedah region for the future.

With an expanding workforce, we want smart, committed, motivated people who value a dynamic culture and quick decision making. We want people who value being part of a community and achieving goals. At Whitehaven people can and do make a difference. We also recognise that people are our most important asset and we’re committed to maintaining and promoting workplace diversity.

We have quality foundations and quality assets. We need more quality people.

School leavers: whether it be through a cadetship, vacation or graduate program, or an apprenticeship, find out how to start your career at Whitehaven Coal here.

How to apply

Open roles across all areas and levels are listed below.

If you would like to be considered for a role but don’t see a suitable position advertised, please complete a general expression of interest application below to be placed on our talent pool. If you have further questions please contact group.hr@whitehavencoal.com.au