Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 01-Nov-2019 to 15-Dec-2019 (MST)
  • Waste Operations
  • McMurdo Station, ATA
  • Contract

POSITION:  Waste Management Specialist

SEASON:  Austral Winter  (Feb 2020 - Apr 2020)

LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica

SECTOR/DEPT: Six Mile, LLC Antarctica


Responsible for collecting, processing, and loading solid waste and recyclables for shipment to Port Hueneme, CA on annual shipping vessel. Job includes operation of front-end loaders, skid steers, and articulating forklift, as well as several types of industrial balers and an industrial tub wood grinder. Job also includes truck weigh station duties, and regular use of cargo straps, banding, pallet jacks and power tools.

Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace

Perform other duties as required

Reports to Manager, Solid Waste



Previous Antarctic deployment

High school diploma or equivalent

Able to lift 50 pounds consistently

Valid Driver's License and Passport valid for six months after contract end

Physically able to be active for 9 hours daily

Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum

Must pass physical qualification assessment

Able to deploy to Antarctica for length of contract



Previous USAP Waste Management experience

Previous management or supervisory experience

Familiarity with power tools and machinery

Equipment operating experience


EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver's License and passport valid for six months after end of contract.

OTHER: US citizenship or permanent residency required


Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force "Best Dining Facility" in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy. GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group

We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at: Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
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