A great place to work

With world class operations in Queensland and New South Wales we are here for the long haul

Rio Tinto Coal Australia is one of Australia's leading mining organisations with a highly successful record in the development and management of world-class open cut and underground coal operations.

Together our people form our most powerful asset - a rich and culturally diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who want to develop a focused yet flexible career path.

Our people are important to us. Their safety and wellbeing is paramount. And our commitment to sustainable development is fundamental to everything that we do.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding ability and specialist experience. They will have the hunger and drive to learn new skills and gain lifelong experience as part of a successful and dynamic organisation.

Working for Rio Tinto Coal Australia brings many rewards, with attractive financial and lifestyle incentives. Plus, it provides the opportunity to work alongside some of the best people in the industry. You will relish the challenges. And we will give you every opportunity to learn and grow in your chosen field.

Commitment to sustainable development

We aim to succeed, but succeed responsibly. We believe that acting responsibly produces real business benefits in the long term - such as lower risks, reduced costs, new opportunities, better relationships and a reputation that is respected. And it is what our employees demand.

We act responsibly towards the communities we are based in, engaging with local community organisations and building partnerships where our expertise can be of benefit. Read more about our commitment to sustainable development.

Employment policies

At Rio Tinto, we are committed to good corporate values and ethical behaviour. We seek safe and effective working relationships at all levels within the Group, as outlined in our statement of business practice, The way we work.

We employ on the basis of job requirement only. We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate on grounds of age, ethnic or social origin, gender, sexual orientation, politics or religion. Where local laws allow, we favour the employment of local people. We do not employ forced, bonded or child labour.