BHP and OZ Minerals partner with Career Co. Australia to launch in the Upper Spencer Gulf

Posted: Friday was launched this week to connect local employers with jobseekers, making it easier to live and work in the vibrant Upper Spencer Gulf of South Australia.

The website helps people find local jobs across the vibrant cities of Port Augusta, Port Pirie and Whyalla, Port Pirie, and the surrounding Far North and Flinders Ranges region.

The platform is focused on locals looking to start or expand their career and experienced professionals and their families looking to make a move to the Upper Spencer Gulf region.

The region is a hub for well-known tourist destinations in the Far North, Flinders Ranges, Mid North and Eyre Peninsula. It’s an enviable lifestyle with a growing economy in one of the world’s most beautiful environments that encourages the balance of work, family life and recreation in small cities. With an innovative small business community, a prosperous future in renewable energy and home to some of the richest mining resources in the world, the Upper Spencer Gulf provides a diverse range of careers – it truly is a place where you can live, work, study and play!

Emma Davies, Director at Career Co. Australia said “We are delighted to deliver our Regional Talent Solutions to the Upper Spencer Gulf (USG) region. It is a significant economic region in South Australia, it boasts a vibrant small business economy and is home to over 85% of the state’s operating mines. A skilled and productive workforce is fundamental to support the Region’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. USG Jobs will help unlock the potential of the local workforce to boost local content in major industry projects and provides an online resource for small business to connect with local talent.”

The development of was completed by and has been supported by ‘Career Co. Australia’ and ‘Employment Facilitator an initiative of the Australian Government’ and was funded by BHP and OZ Minerals, both large employers in the region.

BHP Olympic Dam Head of Human Resources Stephanie Barrett said: “BHP is pleased to support the Upper Spencer Gulf jobs site through our Vital Resources Fund, a $50 million fund established to help support regional Australian communities respond and recover from the challenges of COVID-19.

“Getting people into employment or engaged in relevant skills training is a key step in the Upper Spencer Gulf’s post-COVID-19 recovery.”

For Job Seekers

If you are looking for a new role or to start your career, will provide you with an efficient and easy way to access a range of jobs and career opportunities. As a one-stop-portal for employment in the region it is a great place to stay on top of local industry and employment news as it happens, and be part of a growing community.

Join the Talent Community now to apply for job and be found for future jobs roles.

For Employers is also a platform where employers can access talent from across the region, as well as individuals and families looking to make the move.

Post a job on to source local talent and skilled workers moving to the region.