Antarctic Jobs

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Working in Antarctica

Are you looking for truly unique, challenging and rewarding work?

We regularly recruit staff for roles in Antarctica. We offer employment as meteorologists, weather observers and technical engineering officers. Roles are based at our 3 stations in Antarctica, Casey, Davis and Mawson, and our subantarctic station, Macquarie Island.

Assignments are usually for 18 months. There is 4 to 6 months preparation and training in Hobart. This is followed by an Antarctic expedition of approximately 12 months.

Departure is usually between November and April. The timing depends on the location of the station you have been selected to work at.

The remuneration and benefits package includes:

  • a competitive salary
  • extra allowances of up to $62,417 per annum
  • travel and accommodation
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • meals while travelling.

Our roles in Antarctica

To find out more about our work opportunities, remuneration and conditions of employment, visit the links below.

View current career opportunities on our jobs list.

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Contact Details
Recruitment Manager
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289
Melbourne, Victoria, 3001 Australia
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