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.

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Our purpose

To support and sustain regional communities by exporting high-quality thermal and metallurgical coal from Australia to the world.

Our vision

To be the benchmark coal investment on the ASX.

Our principles

Our STRIVE principles guide our interactions internally and with external stakeholders.


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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The benefits

We offer a range of opportunities for people to start or progress their career.

At Whitehaven you can work with us directly, through our graduate or vacation program, or work with one of our partners.

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Proudly local

As the leading employer in the north west NSW region, Whitehaven maintains a local employment focus as a key strategic pillar of the business.

We encourage our workforce to live locally. Our people truly are a part of the communities around our operations.


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