Jobs in Antarctica

Apply now for the role of Antarctic Medical Practitioner. Applications for all other positions supporting the 2016–17 Australian Antarctic program have now closed.

If you would like to be notified when applications open please email and we will let you know when you will be able to apply.


Work and live in Antarctica. Apply today!

Video transcript


[male voice] The thrill of a lifetime!

If you can get down here, just get it because it's so good – you’re going to love it.

[male voice] People are attracted to work here because of the environment. You know, it’s the allure of Antarctica. It may be on some people’s bucket lists. And it’s a unique working environment that not most Australians have the opportunity to do.

[male voice] It pays well, you get to work with a lot of other professionals that are very experienced. You get to learn a lot of skills off them. The conditions are very good down here. You get to live in nice, comfortable accommodation.

[female voice] Obviously it can be hard work at times but everybody knows that in a sense that’s what we’re here for and it’s satisfying to get a job done. We’re really lucky that we do have good recreational opportunities. An effort is made to help us get out and about and you know, see Antarctica.

[female voice] It’s surreal. Its quietness. Its beauty. But it’s also exciting to be picked to be down here. I feel extremely lucky. The feeling of the place is immense.

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