As a Station Supply Officer you will provide critical supply chain management support to the Australian Antarctic Program (AAP). You will be responsible for delivering efficient and effective supply and logistics capabilities in support of strategic, operational and scientific objectives in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic. Your responsibilities include station provisions, operational logistics, equipment accounting, stock control, warehousing and the preparation and transportation of cargo for sea and air transport.
The Station Supply Officers fill both summer and winter positions at all 3 Antarctic stations and at Macquarie Island.
The Australian Antarctic Program’s (AAP) vision is to ensure Antarctica is valued, protected and understood. Working with the AAP provides a unique opportunity to experience Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, while supporting world-leading science.
The AAP aims to support expeditioner growth, professionally and personally, with a focus on wellbeing. We strive to employ versatile, proactive and community minded people. Expeditioners will need to contribute to a small team and be resilient as they face the challenges of living in an isolated environment.
For more detailed information about the requirements of the role and the selection process, please see the job description document and link to more information on the application process below.
- The annual base salary when in Australia starts from $79,801 per annum.
- Base salary + additional allowances when in Antarctica starts from $145,142 per annum.
- 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.
In accordance with the PS Act 1999, APS employees are required to be Australian citizens. Persons who are not Australian citizens will generally only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants, with next considerations being Australian residents with work rights and New Zealand citizens
To apply for this role you must have the skills and licences listed below:
Qualifications/licences (provide copies in your application):
- Forklift Truck (LF) High Risk Work Licence
- Current or recently expired IMDG Dangerous Goods by Sea Full Accept (or evidence of maintained refreshers), and/or IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Acceptance (or evidence of maintained refreshers)
- A current, unrestricted “C” class (manual) Australian driver’s licence
- Valid passport when travelling to the Antarctic or sub-Antarctic. The expiry date of the passport (and any relevant visa) must be at least 6 months beyond the planned end date of your intended stay in the Antarctic or sub-Antarctic.
- A current statement of attainment in the following units of first aid, or the ability to attain prior to commencement:
- Provide First Aid (HLTAID0011) must be valid for at least 18 months beyond the date of AAD commencement.
- Provide CPR (HLTAID009) must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of AAD commencement
Recent hands-on experience (within the last 5 years):
- Warehousing and inventory management in a challenging work environment
- Handling, packing, and manifesting of goods for transport
- MS Office suite (Word, Excel) and extensive system use
- Building professional interpersonal relationships
- Team leadership and/or stakeholder management
For general enquiries, please email the Hays Expeditioner Recruitment Team at email@example.com.