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At BAS, our vision is to be a world-leading centre for polar science and operations. Making our vision a reality depends on the excellence and diversity of our staff. We are committed to creating a workplace where all our staff can flourish and succeed. BAS is a Disability Confident employer, we are proud to hold a bronze Athena Swan award and we are a member of enei, the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion.

We appreciate the importance of achieving work-life balance and support this with a number of family and carer-friendly policies. Plus a flexible working policy for those who may wish to amend their working pattern or arrangement.

We will be recruiting for most of our Antarctic based roles until 31 March 2022, we can only accept applications for our live adverts listed below. Please check back as more roles may appear in the coming weeks. We cannot accept applications by email. We will update you on the outcome of your application in due course. If you are applying for a role based in Antarctica, please read the Applicants guide here before submitting your application

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Deputy Chief Pilot

  • Closing 23 January, 2022 11:59 pm
  • BAS pilots are considered to be Cambridge based for administrative purposes. Management pilots are required to perform some duties at Cambridge. The DCP may live anywhere in the UK but must be able to travel to Cambridge when required.
  • £75,786 to £83,763 per annum

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Carpenter

  • Closing 31 March, 2022 11:59 pm
  • Antarctica
  • £25,179 per annum initially. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a bonus of up to 10%.

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Field Guide

  • Closing 31 March, 2022 11:59 pm
  • Antarctica
  • 25,179 per annum initially. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a bonus of up to 10%.

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IT Engineer

  • Closing 31 March, 2022 11:59 pm
  • Antarctica
  • £25,179 per annum initially. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a bonus of up to 10%.

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Radio Officer

  • Closing 31 March, 2022 11:59 pm
  • Antarctica
  • £25,179 per annum initially. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a bonus of up to 10%.

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Steel Erector

  • Closing 31 March, 2022 11:59 pm
  • Antarctica
  • Salary from £25,179 per annum, pro rata. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a 10% bonus.

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