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Job Offer: Field Diving Officer In Antarctica

The British Antarctic Survey is looking for a Field Dive Officer for the Rothera Station in Antarctica

Job Offer

Please quote ref no: BAS 21/15
Closing date for applications: 12 Jul 2015 at 11:59pm

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.

We are looking to appoint a Field Dive Officer to undertake diving in support of science. The FDO is responsible for the supervision and organisation of all diving activities at and out of Rothera Station. All requests for diving are made through the FDO and the FDO must be present on site whenever a dive takes place.

Qualifications: HSE Scuba (or HSE approved equivalent)

Duration: 18 Month Fixed Term Appointment

Salary: £23,937 per annum, rising annually. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a 10% bonus. BAS provides all training required, outdoor and work clothing, tools, and accommodation (whilst in the Antarctic).


On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment/vacancies/job.php?JobID=1082

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

Please quote reference: BAS 21/15
Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 12th July 2015
Interviews are scheduled to be held on: 6th August for the formal interview and 7th August for the practical assessment.

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.



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