Careers at DEMIRS

This page is for: 

Our careers

As the State’s lead agency in regulating mining, petroleum, geothermal and carbon capture and storage activities, the department offers a dynamic and diverse team environment, and the opportunity to make significant and meaningful changes within the Western Australian resources sector.

Our people

We have approximately 850 staff across the State, at our head office in East Perth and 11 regional areas including Broome, Collie, Coolgardie, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Leonora, Marble Bar, Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Norseman and Southern Cross.

Our opportunities

We offer challenging and rewarding careers including:

  • Mining Inspectors and Safety Risk Analysts
  • Dangerous Goods Officers
  • Petroleum and Spatial Officers
  • Geologists and Environmental Officers
  • Regional Liaison Officers and Mining Registrars
  • Native Title and Tenure Officers

We also offer careers in fields such as legal, strategic, policy, communications, marketing, human resources, finance and information technology.

Our values

Our staff are committed to living by our values: we know our business, treat people well and deliver on commitments.


Our employment programs and recruitment practices underline our commitment to building a flexible workforce that has the skills, perspectives and experience that are reflective of the Western Australian community. The department recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and provides equal opportunity to all employees. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our staff and encourage Aboriginal Australians, young people, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability to apply for positions.

Last modified: