Expressions of Interest
Seen a position you are interested in advertised currently? This expressions of interest is registering you to hear about future vacancies. If there is a current position advertised that you are interested in, please click on that position, and then click 'Apply'. You can find all our current vacancies here.
Antarctica New Zealand is the government agency charged with carrying out New Zealand's activities in Antarctica supporting world leading science and environmental protection.
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean - valued, protected, understood.
We work to ensure Antarctica's environment continues to be protected, that scientists are supported to find the answers to complex scientific questions, and that science outcomes are communicated back to policy makers and the public.
People are the key to Antarctica New Zealand's success. We seek to create a high-performance organisation underpinned by a culture of shared beliefs, in particular:
- Ka ngākau whiwhita tātou ki ā tātou mahi katoa - We are passionate about what we do.
- Ka tiaki tātou i a tātou anō, ka tiaki hoki i te taiao - We care for each other and the environment.
- Ka mahi tahi tātou - We work together.
- He ngākau pono ō tātou - We act with integrity.
- Ka whai tātou i ngā taumata tiketike - We aspire to the highest standards.
About Our Roles:
It takes a passionate, diverse, and highly skilled team to run Scott Base. We have a variety of positions each season, from Chefs, Carpenters, Field Trainers, Operations Scheduler, Domestics, Engineers (Water and Power), Medic, Mechanics, Field Support and more.
Generally, our roles range from 6 months (approx. August until February) to 13 months (approx. August until the following October)
To get an understanding of the tasks and experiences required, below are role descriptions for some of our roles:
- Field Training Instructor
- Field Support
- Operations Scheduler
- Water Engineer / Maintenace Engineer
We have a dedicated and passionate team based in Christchurch who play a vital role in planning and supporting the team at Scott Base to deliver a safe and successful season as well as managing the Scott Base Redevelopment Project. Within this team are roles in Finance, Operations, Administration, Policy, Environment, Health and Safety, IT and more. Each role requires a unique set of skills and experience of which is advertised at the time of vacancy.
How To Register:
If you’re interested in joining our team and supporting world leading science and environmental protection in Antarctica, click apply and ‘express your interest’ now!
One of Antarctica New Zealand's core values is 'we care for each other and the environment'. We actively encourage applications from all cultures, beliefs and backgrounds and are committed to ensuring our culture is welcoming, accessible, equitable and safe for all.
A requirement for all of our roles is that you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
Please note that by applying for this position and completing the registration form you are only ‘expressing an interest’ to hear about future vacancies. This means you will receive a notification when we have a vacancy that we think may be of Interest. If the position is of interest, you will still need to apply for that specific role and complete the relevant application form to be eligible for consideration.