As a Concreter on station you will be part of the maintenance and construction teams which maintain the Australian stations on the Antarctic continent and at Macquarie Island. You will have specialist trades skills to assist in the delivery of capital works projects – the construction of new facilities as well as the operation and maintenance of existing station buildings and building services.
Concreter positions are generally only available for the summer period. Winter positions are occasionally available when required for a specific project.
For more detailed information about the requirements of the role and the selection process, please see the job description and general information for applicants documents below.
- The annual base salary (while in Australia) is $66,319 per annum ($2542 per fortnight before tax).
- Additional allowances totalling $60,974 per annum are payable while working in Antarctica.
- A generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 15.4% will be paid in addition to salary and allowances.
- You will accrue recreation leave at the equivalent of 20 days per annum pro rata. Please note that recreation leave is not available in Antarctica, but will be paid out on return to Australia.
Applications from persons who are not Australian citizens will usually only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants