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Base Commander - Bird Island

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Environmental, CSR & Sustainability
Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   Antarctic & South Atlantic
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   Senior Level
Deadline   04/03/2012
Company Name   British Antarctic Survey
Contact Name   Human Resources Section
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : Marine Ecology Jobs with British Antarctic Survey. (BAS) is one of the world's leading environmental research centres and is responsible for the UK's national scientific activities in Antarctica.
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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 now have a requirement for a Base Commanders at our base on Bird Island. In doing so, the Base Commander is expected to oversee a safe and efficient operation of that given Station. Supporting Operations Group, in its’ role of delivering services to science projects in Antarctica, in accordance with the surveys policies and plans.

Qualifications: Practical experience. The post holder must have the ability to attend, and pass, a variety of training courses appropriate to the skills required (or equivalent)

Duration: approx 8 months starting August 2012

Salary: Salary will be in the range of £32,610 to £43,093 per annum.

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment

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

Please quote reference: BAS 03/12
Closing date for receipt of application forms is 4th March 2012
Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 16th April 2012

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