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We offer employment opportunities as either direct permanent employment with ExxonMobil PNG (EMPNG) or through our contract agencies.

Permanent employment opportunities with EMPNG in technical and professional areas are posted on this page when available. Check this page regularly for opportunities.


Graduate, trainee, intern and student opportunities

2021 Operations and Maintenance Program Intake

Kumul Petroleum Academy (KPA) is now accepting applications for its 12-month ‘Job-Ready Technicians’ Scholarship Program.

The competency-based training program is supported by the oil, gas, power and mining industries and ExxonMobil PNG will be sponsoring 16 successful applicants to participate in the program. Participants will develop lifelong knowledge and practical skills for employment in PNG and internationally.

Applicants applying for the scholarship must:

  • Preferably have a technical vocational trade certificate Level II or III in Mechanical, Production, Instrumental, Electrical or related fields and at least one-year experience, with a clean discipline record; and/or Grade 12 leavers with sound academic results in Math and English
  • Have good spoken and written English
  • Have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

Applications close Friday 5 February 2021 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the end of February 2021.

Suitable candidates including people from Project Impacted Areas (PIA) that meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply.

For more information, including the full selection criteria, how to apply and application form visit the KPA careers page:


Contract employment 

Contract employment is mainly conducted through the following recruitment agencies. We encourage you to contact agencies directly for contract employment opportunities.

Marietta Lawrence / Rita George 
+675 320 3095

Brunel International South East Asia PTE LTD*
Kerry Martin
+61 7 3007 7606 
Luanne Yuambari & Trina Kedea
+675 321 9405

Placements (PNG) Limited*
Douglas Crook / Ellen Li / Jasmine Harrison 
+675 321 3600 
+617 3832 3377

NES Global Talent
Civan Koiri
+675  321 5817​

*Agencies that have been afforded concessions by PNG Department of Labour and Industrial Relations and PNG Immigration and Citizenship Services departments to allow for express processing of PNG work permits and visas.