Working at Northparkes

We proudly work together towards our shared purpose. Working at Northparkes is enjoyable: inspirational leadership matters and diversity is celebrated.

We pride ourselves on employee development and having a leading team in place to run our business.

At Northparkes we all have the opportunity to contribute to our vision of ‘A century of mining together’. We are innovative and resilient, we embrace technology and new ways of working.

Celebrating success is an everyday occurrence at Northparkes, with many of our team members being recognised with internal and external accolades and awards.

Our team is also proud to have achieved many industry firsts, including becoming the world’s most automated underground mine.

The Northparkes team includes people who work part and full-time, on shift and Monday to Friday. As a business operating 365 days a year, 24-hours a day, we recognise the need for flexibility and diversity in building the best team.

Parkes – it all adds up

Northparkes offers a residential lifestyle, with most of our employees and their families living in the Parkes Shire.

Parkes has the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a country town, and an extensive range of services and facilities. The town boasts a strong community spirit with high participation in sporting, recreational and community activities.

Parkes is home to the national icon, ‘The Dish’ and has become more recently known as the ‘Elvis Capital of Australia’ with the Parkes Elvis Festival attracting around 20,000 visitors annually.

Visit the Parkes Shire Council

Population: Parkes 12,000
Parkes Shire 15,148
Elevation: 339 metres
Shire area: 5,919 sq km
Average Temperatures: Winter 6–15ºC
Summer 16–32ºC
Average rainfall: 584 mm per year


From time to time we offer tender opportunities for the supply of goods and services to Northparkes.

Please contact us if you would like more information.

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