The British Antarctic Survey

Station Support Assistant - Antarctica

£23,937 per annum initiall
02 Feb 2017
27 Mar 2017
BAS 24/16
Job Function
Operations Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Station Support Assistant - Antarctica

Please quote ref no: BAS 24/16
Closing date for applications: 27 Mar 2016

Main Description

Antarctica is the coldest and most isolated continent in the world. It’s also the most exhilarating, providing a unique and spectacular setting for our vital scientific research. By joining the team responsible for building and maintaining our facilities and equipment, you could play a crucial role in our success.

We are looking to appoint a Station Support Assistant to undertake all manner of domestic duties on station including catering duties, waste handling and laundry.

Duration: Summer Only (Up to 6 Months)

Salary: £23,937 per annum initially. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a 10% bonus.

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at

These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.

Please quote reference: BAS 24/16
Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 27th March 2017
Interviews are scheduled to be held on: w/c 20th June 2017

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.

You will need to be physically capable and medically fit to work in Antarctic conditions.