Camp Manager (Field Camp)
Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - Mi
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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Camp Manager (Field Camp)
GENERAL DUTIES (Not all
- Conducts all operations in accordance with the Standard
Operating Procedures specific to the camp location. Follows the
plan as laid out by the Project Manager and Field Science
- Directs all aspects of the field science program in conjunction
with the Continental Camp Supervisor, Field Science Manager and
- Serves as safety coordinator, and ensures that all safety
related rules and regulations are adhered to by all hands.
Communicates all safety incidents and near misses within the
ASC safety protocols.
- Ensures the camp facilities and equipment are maintained
and operated safely, that the camp is tidy, and that waste is
retrograded throughout the season. Responsible for all hazardous
cargo identification, labeling, and handling prior to shipping back
to McMurdo Station via fixed wing aircraft.
- Assigns equipment support, materials, and science support
priorities daily in accordance with the season plan
- May assist the Continental Field Supervisor with the
selection of camp staff during the off-season planning if
appropriate to the camp situation, and may participate in
off-season planning if appropriate to the camp
- Prepares cargo for movement to the field, completes load
plans and cargo prioritization with Continental Field Supervisor
and Fixed Wing or Helicopter coordinators prior to deployment to
- Communicates professionally, both orally and written, with
their subordinates to relay information they need in order to be
successful in their jobs. This includes, but is not limited
to, staff meetings, performance appraisals, job requirements,
projects, Quality Standard Procedures, and safety practices.
- Supervises camp staff and completes end of season
evaluations on camp personnel in conjunction with the Continental
- Maintains detailed records including fuel figures, camp
population statistics, flight hours, weather observations, medical
- Completes end of season report according to
- Implements USAP's safety, environmental and health
- Supports required Search and Rescue missions as directed by the
Field Science Manager and the Emergency Operations Center.
- Interacts with National Science Foundation, military and other
agency officials, both over the telephone and in person, in a
professional and tactful manner.
- Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace
program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the
- Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree or relevant equivalent experience
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING
- Valid Drivers license required.
- Wilderness First Responder Certification
- Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 200 certifications
required for offer consideration (training offered free
- A minimum of five years of supervisory experience is
- Must have an additional four years of experience
in any combination of the following: weather reporting, equipment
operation, cargo movement, fuel operations, skiway construction,
camp construction, expedition outfitting in polar climates or high
altitude winter settings, National Park service positions, outdoor
education, experience working with helicopters and fixed wing
aircraft, guiding services, and/or logistics.
- Demonstrated ability to work and supervise in remote and
isolated environments is required.
- Good verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and
problem solving skills required.
- Four seasons of experience working in Arctic/Antarctica
with direct experience working in a polar field camp is
- Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for
extended periods is required.
- Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts,
assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation
- Must be willing and able to perform physical activities
including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment,
crawling, and working outdoors.
- Must successfully complete the physical, dental and
psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF
for deploying to Antarctica.
- Must participate in community programs, such as
“house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the
station), recycling efforts and safety objectives.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
PAE is a drug free workplace.
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender,
national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure,
medical condition including genetic characteristics or information,
veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the
essential functions of the job can be performed with or without
reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under
federal, state, or local law.
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