Saturday, November 23, 2019
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Team Leader - Geological Mapping

This position is responsible to the Manager Geological Mapping for the provision of the best practice geo-scientific advice and technical services for enlarging the database concerning PNG’s earth resources.

Key Responsibilities: Experience & Qualifications:
  • Supervise and train junior staff and provide geo-scientific and personal leadership by example to ensure work is carried out and accomplished in a timely and professional manner.
  • Plan and lead field teams to undertake geological field mapping for up to four (4) weeks.
  • Compile maps and reports summarising the results of field studies and follow up laboratory studies. Review reports and maps compiled by junior staff.
  • Accountability for all funds allocated to individual project mapping activities within the Geological Mapping Branch.
  • Identify training needs for junior staff and provide on the job training in carrying out the above duties.
  • Plan and undertake strategic mineral district studies. 
  • Bachelor of Science Degree; majoring in Geology, preferably honours degree.
  • Authorship of geological reports and publications and implementation of geosciences studies must be demonstrated.
  • Strong knowledge in PNG geology and tectonics, regional geological mapping and mineral occurrence/deposit research.
  • At least ten (10) years of technical / operational experience in geological mapping with at least two (2) years in middle to senior management experience.