Station Plant Operator
Annual base salary(while in Australia)
$53,508 pa ($2,051 per fortnight before tax)
In addition whilst working in Antarctica allowances of $54,460 pa are payable.
The Station Plant Operator (SPO) is responsible for safe operation and routine maintenance of a range of plant and equipment associated with construction and maintenance activities.
Your work will involve:
- maintaining roads
- site excavation
- quarry work (rock crushing)
- snow clearing
- building construction and maintenance.
This role is also responsible for materials and cargo handling including resupply cargo and waste packaging for return to Australia.
You'll also assist with station, science and other programs when necessary.
If you don't meet all the requirements don't be discouraged. In making final selections we take into account overall team building and the mix of skills required.
The typical employment period for Station Plant Operators varies from shorter periods up to six months.
Recreation Leave - You will accrue recreation leave at the equivalent of 20 days for each full year worked. Please note that recreation leave is not available in Antarctica.
Superannuation - A generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 15.4% will be paid in addition to salary and allowances.
You should read the SPO Job Description, General Information and Personal Qualities details which are available from the links on the right hand side of this page as it contains important information you need to know about employment and related issues.
If you would like to talk to someone about applying, for technical matters please contact Richard Evans (03) 6232 3162, or for general information 1800 030 755.
To apply complete an online Application Form.