Thursday 30 June 2022 05:03 AM Jobs for Australians in Antarctica trends now

Thursday 30 June 2022 05:03 AM Jobs for Australians in Antarctica trends now
Thursday 30 June 2022 05:03 AM Jobs for Australians in Antarctica trends now

Thursday 30 June 2022 05:03 AM Jobs for Australians in Antarctica trends now

An urgent call has gone out for adventurous Aussies to work at Australia's Antarctic bases with the roles offering huge salaries for those willing to put up with the cold.

The Australian Antarctic Program is searching for 12 'expeditioners' to apply for jobs as mechanics, communications technicians, cleaners and kitchen hands with pay ranging between $132,000 a year and $155,000.

They would start work in October at one of five deep south bases for at least six months, where temperatures can plummet to -57C in the coldest months.

All rent and board is free at the four bases where chefs prepare your meals for you. 

An urgent call has gone out for adventurous tradies to work at Australia's Antarctic bases with $63,000 bonuses on top of salaries for putting up with the cold

An urgent call has gone out for adventurous tradies to work at Australia's Antarctic bases with $63,000 bonuses on top of salaries for putting up with the cold

The 'expeditioners' would start work in October at one of five deep south bases for at least six months, where temperatures can plummet to -57C in the coldest months

The 'expeditioners' would start work in October at one of five deep south bases for at least six months, where temperatures can plummet to -57C in the coldest months

The Australian Antarctic Program is searching for 12 'expeditioners' to apply now to for jobs as mechanics and communications technicians plus cleaners/kitchen hands with pay ranging between $132,000 a year and $155,000

The Australian Antarctic Program is searching for 12 'expeditioners' to apply now to for jobs as mechanics and communications technicians plus cleaners/kitchen hands with pay ranging between $132,000 a year and $155,000

Jobs in Antarctica

The range of jobs available are: 

Communications Technical Officer Senior Communications Technical Officer Station Mechanical Supervisor  Mechanic Station Support Officer

Applications close on 10 July 2022. 

For more information about the roles and how to apply go to the The Australian Antarctic Program recruitment page

 

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Four locations are on Antarctica bases, and the other site is on Macquarie Island, halfway between Tasmania and Antarctica.

Applications close on 10 July 2022.

The main round of Antarctic recruitment usually takes place in December but a major upcoming program called the million-year ice core project means extra workers are being hired earlier.

Workers will drive tractor trains 1,200km inland to where the ice is deepest and oldest to drill.

All successful applicants must undergo an

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