– Trains grantees and other USAP participants in the use of life-safety survival gear and field equipment stocked in the Berg Field Center. This includes but is not limited to sizing climbing equipment, operating camp stoves, erecting a variety of tents, and offering instruction on the proper use of a large variety of other field equipment.

– Repairs, maintains, and cleans life-safety field equipment including specialty items (variety of sleds, tents, stoves, ice coring equipment, and climbing equipment).

– Provides technical expertise, support and risk assessments for science groups, other sub-contractors (e.g. air support providers), military, and ASC personnel in technical terrain and associated situations

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Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education


See required skills below

Required Skills:

- Current CPR certification and current Wilderness First Responder certification

- Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 200 certifications required for offer consideration (training offered free through FEMA).

- A minimum of eight years of experience in outdoor education and leadership is required, to include at least four years of technical mountaineering and guiding in glaciated alpine environments.

Preferred Skills:

- Wilderness EMT certification or higher.

- Mountain guiding certification through IFMGA/AMGA.

- Professional Search and Rescue experience.

- Denali level or other big mountain expedition experience.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

- Ground Penetrating Radar experience.

About United States Antarctic Program

The USAP supports the National Science Foundation by providing logistical and technical support for field research throughout the Antarctic continent.

Application Instructions

Please go to the Amentum website to apply: https://amentum.dejobs.org/virtual-ata/field-safety-coordinator/549F7F76742E4FFC8913E6A3F1309B29/job/

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