Administration Assistant Job in Blackwater QLD at YanCoal –

Location: Blackwater

About the Business

Owned by Yancoal, Yarrabee is based in Blackwater QLD which is 200 km west of the Capricorn Coast. Yarrabee is a proud producer of high-quality PCI coal since 1982. We employ approximately 400 people, who are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland. Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations.

Yarrabee have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and energetic Administration Assistant to join the Mining team!

About the Role

Reporting to the Mining Manager, you will play an integral role in the harmonious day-to-day running of the Mining Team and Yarrabee Mine Site as a whole.

This role will offer varied work, often juggling competing priorities in a fast paced environment. To excel in this position you will have exceptional attention to detail, strong organisational skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is a permanent full-time position which operates on a Monday to Friday roster.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and attributes:

Business Administration qualifications highly desirable

Demonstrated high-level computer skills and knowledge with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Previous experience using SAP or similar accounting and finance applications

Ability to meet deadlines and timeframes

Ability to work in a busy environment and under pressure

Positive and friendly manner in supporting employees, contractors, and visitors at all levels

Respecting privacy and confidentiality in dealing with employee matters and information.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

A team player and willing to work autonomously

Flexible approach and attitude

Ability to multitask and manage work output with constant interruptions.

A willingness and enthusiasm to embrace new task and training opportunities to support the responsibilities of this position and the smooth operation of the mine.


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.

The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums

Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover

Salary Sacrifice Options

Employee Assistance Programs

Education Assistance

Service Recognition

Paid Parental Leave Provisions

Flexible Work Arrangements

Local Housing Allowance

Local Sporting Allowance

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

Applications Close: 27 March 2023.

About the Company

Company: YanCoal –

Company Location:  Blackwater QLD

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