As a permanent employee of the Argyle Diamond Mine, the following benefits will be available to you. This is a brief summary with full details being provided to you on your commencement of employment.
You will be paid monthly by means of a credit to a bank account of your choice. Your salary will be reviewed each year. Your individual work performance, as well as company performance, will determine increases to your salary.
- Argyle Staff Purchase Scheme
Employees of the Argyle Diamond Mine are able to access the staff purchase scheme for the purchase of cut diamonds at discounted rates.
- Study assistance scheme
The Argyle Diamond Mine has a study assistance policy available for all employees, which offers financial assistance for relevant tertiary study. Argyle is committed to encouraging and assisting employees with increasing their knowledge and skills to improve their career opportunities within the Rio Tinto Group, and increasing their contribution towards achieving business goals.
- Rio Tinto staff superannuation fund
When you commence with the Argyle Diamond Mine, you will join the Rio Tinto staff superannuation fund. The Fund provides benefits in various circumstances including resignation, retirement, disability, ill-health or death. You will be able to salary package your superannuation contributions.
- Rio Tinto staff insurance scheme
Argyle provides a death and disability scheme, under which you will be covered, in most circumstances, in the event of death or total and permanent disablement.
- Rio Tinto staff medical assistance scheme
Argyle offers a subsidy to assist with private health insurance. More information will be provided to you on commencement of employment.
- Relocation assistance
Relocation assistance will be provided when necessary, full details will be provided during the recruitment process
- Annual leave
From your date of commencement you will start to accrue annual leave. The rate at which you accrue this will depend on your roster. Argyle strongly encourages its employees to take regular holidays to ensure their health and wellbeing.
- Long service leave
Statutory long service leave will apply in accordance with appropriate state legislation. Accumulated long service leave is transferable within Rio Tinto. Long service leave accrues in accordance with the roster that you work. Your work location also determines when your leave entitlement can be taken.
- Sick leave
You will have access to sick leave when you are unable to work due to illness or injury.
- Other leave
Other leave, including parental and carer's leave, and access to flexible work practices, are available.