Work for a leader in
the mining industry

Relocation packages offered to live in the beautiful region of North West NSW
Industry leading parental leave policy offering 26 weeks of paid leave plus super for primary caregivers
Short and long term incentive plans for eligible roles
A career with Whitehaven Coal
We know that one of our greatest assets is our people.
That’s why we’re committed to attracting, motivating
and retaining the very best.

There are lots of reasons to join us.

Company ownership through the annual $1,000 Whitehaven Employee Share Gift program

Permanent roles available at long life open cut & underground mines

Salary sacrifice opportunities, including novated leases & remote area housing benefits

New and expanding projects on the horizon

Learning and development opportunities to help our people be the best they can be

Women’s leadership development and mentoring programs for senior and emerging talent

Whitehaven assists with relocation and Narrabri itself has been a pretty welcoming little town.
Shena Newman
Gunnedah, NSW
Gunnedah, NSW
Why Whitehaven Coal?
Our current operating assets include three open cut and one underground mine all located in the Gunnedah Basin.
Gunnedah offers an enviable relaxed lifestyle, and affordable living.

We are the largest coal mining operator in this region and are extending our presence locally as well as into Queensland with multiple new projects.

Our Values

Our STRIVE Values connect us and define how we behave.


The safety of our people, workplaces and the communities around us comes first. We are committed to Zero Harm.


We work collaboratively and support one another.


We foster a diverse and inclusive culture and deal with all stakeholders respectfully.


We are honest and do the right thing.


We create value for shareholders, customers and local communities.


We deliver on our commitments.

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