Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 01-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Waste Operations
  • McMurdo Station, ATA
  • Seasonal

POSITION: Resale Technician

SEASON: Austral Summer (Oct 2023 - Feb 2024)

LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica

SECTOR/DEPT: Six Mile, LLC Antarctica


Receives all USAP property items designated for auction and lots, catalogs, and reports accordingly

Conduct all community Waste education briefings

Coordinates with USAP Property Administrator for permissions to ship property off continent

Coordinates with Palmer and South Pole Waste Management Specialist to document Resale received at those stations

Coordinates reuse of items on station between work centers

Manages daily Maximo work order stream for department

Maintains Waste Management presence on intranet

Monitors departmental email, submits timesheets, and performs other administrative tasks as needed

Coordinates lotting, photographing, and uploading to website all auction items in Port Hueneme

Operates M4K forklift as needed

Packages all Resale properly to meet regulations and/or follow best practices

Loads shipping containers with Resale items to meet regulations and/or follow best practices

Regular use of cargo straps, banding, pallet jacks, and power tools

Position requires constant physical activity, including bending, consistently lifting and carrying 50 - 70 lbs, reaching and gripping

Agrees with and adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures and tasking responsibilities of the Waste department

Able to work in a team unit composed of diverse personalities

Displays self-motivation in physically challenging and atypical work environment; position is comprised of approximately 70% outdoor tasking

Able to maintain flexibility and positive attitude in a dynamic, fast-paced work setting

Performs duties in support of Operations Division metrics (as provided by supervisor)

Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly, effected by this position's work activities

Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation

Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments

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

Perform other duties as required

Reports to Solid Waste Manager


Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and Maximo database

Organizational skills

Administrative background

Previous deployment to Antarctica

Equipment operating experience

Familiarity with power tools and machinery

Able to stand for up to 8 hours daily

Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum and perform functions requiring repetitive motion required

Must pass drug screen and background check

Valid driver's license and passport

Must deploy to Port Hueneme, CA for vessel offload after McMurdo season close

A prerequisite of employment for this position is to successfully gain a favorable Tier 1 - Elevated Background Investigation (EBI) result prior to deployment. Candidates hired for this position will be required to complete; online forms, written forms, fingerprint cards and provide additional details and information as requested by NSF Personnel Security.


Previous auction experience

Previous Six Mile employment

EDUCATION: High school education or GED.

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

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent

OTHER: US citizenship or permanent residency required

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited (GYL), an Alaska Native Corporation, offers services with ongoing contracts in many facility types, such as; military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary field sites.

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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.

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