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Job Vacancy - Experienced Chef

Please quote ref no: BAS 13/14
Closing date for applications: 04 May 2014 at 11:59pm

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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 require an experienced Chef to provide a professional catering service for the Stations.

Qualifications: NVQ level 3 or 4 or equivalent experience . Nationally recognised qualification in Food Hygiene, minimum Intermediate level. Must be current.

Duration: 6 - 18 months Fixed term Appointment

Salary: 23,700 per annum, rising annually. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a 10% bonus. BAS provides all training required, outdoor and work clothing, tools, and accommodation (whilst in the Antarctic).

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at

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

Please quote reference: BAS 13/14
Closing date for receipt of application forms is. 4th May 2014
Interviews are scheduled to be held on. w/c 7th July 2014

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.
You will need to be physically capable and medically fit to work in Antarctic conditions.

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