Branch: Assets and Infrastructure

Section: Antarctic Infrastructure

Executive Level 1 – Non-ongoing (Fixed Term) 5 years

Salary: $107,933 – $116,090 pa


The Project Engineer – Antarctic Infrastructure position will undertake two distinct functions, station based over the summer season and at head office (Kingston, Tasmania) for the remainder of the year.

The station position as the Engineering Services Supervisor (ESS) is typically for a period of approximately 4 to 6 months.

For the remainder of the year the successful applicants will be employed in the Antarctic Infrastructure section based at the AAD’s head office in Kingston, Tasmania.

Please see the job description PDF and applying for a position for further information on how to apply.

How to apply:

  1. Download and complete the application cover sheet Word.
  2. Complete a statement of claims addressing your suitability for the position, with emphasis on recent work examples and their relevance to the key activities and responsibilities of this position, and in line with the APS Work Level Standards for this position – please ensure that you check the Work Level Standard appropriate to the actual classification of this position. This statement should be a maximum of 2 pages.
  3. Forward the Application Cover Sheet, statement of claims, a current Curriculum Vitae and the contact details for two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor), via email to

Closing Date: Thursday 9am (AEDT) 4 February 2021

Contact Officer: Mark Pekin – (03) 6232 3230 or email

Note: Applications will not be acknowledged. Engagement may be subject to conditions including probation, qualifications, health and security/character clearance requirements. Applications from persons who are not Australian citizens will usually only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants.

A relocation allowance may be payable where the successful candidate is required to relocate to Southern Tasmania.