Government Officer

Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands

King Edward Point, South Georgia
From £34,200 pa, depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.gov.gs [email protected]

Sectors: marine conservation, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 26th October 2020   1 day left


If you thought Shackleton’s job advert was the bee’s knees, this might be the job for you or someone you know. Please do get in touch with us, we are looking for special people to live and work in this unique place.

We are looking for someone to join our small and brilliant team to help the smooth running of this globally significant biodiversity hotspot in the Southern Ocean. Based on South Georgia you will have a front row seat in helping deliver on our strategic objectives. 

We would like to welcome into the team someone who is- 

  • A British Citizen;
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about protecting the environment, and sharing this with others; 
  • Confident communicator with good verbal, written, listening and diplomacy skills; 
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and as part of a small team; to be comfortable working in a remote location; 
  • Track record of building and maintaining strong relationships; 
  • Flexible and adaptable to deliver a range of duties and diverse workloads; 
  • Confident to make decisions on the ground to support the smooth running of Government operations; 
  • Numerate and competent in the use of IT packages including Word and Excel.

The terms 

Start Date: January 2021 (flexible) for 3 years.
On rotation: ~6 months on South Georgia, ~1 month work from Stanley/UK, ~3 months paid down time at home
Pay: From £34,200 pa, depending on experience 

Closing Date: Monday 26th October 2020 at 5pm (FI time).

If you wish to apply or have any questions please contact [email protected].


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