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Government of South Georgia   South Georgia Islands

Post Officer

Governance, NGO, Public sector
West Antarctic region
2 weeks ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team for the 2024-25 austral summer as Post Officer, working at South Georgia, running one of the most southerly Post Offices in the world.

The Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands runs a highly successful Post Office and shop in the old whaling station of Grytviken, South Georgia. Welcoming over 14,000 visitors from across the world who visit the Territory on cruise ships, yachts and research vessels, the Post Officer represents the Government to a wide range of visitors.

This role requires an individual who has exceptional customer service skills, and who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Detail orientated, you will be responsible, self-motivated, and conscientious, with an ability to work independently and as part of a small team.

We require two Post Officers in place for the austral summer, from Sept 2024 to March 2025 (with a potential to extend into April).

Due to the requirement to work on South Georgia, successful completion of a medical screening process is a prerequisite for appointment.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Proven retail experience (not essential).
  • Experience using Point of Sale (POS) software (not essential).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and conscientious, with an ability to work independently and as part of a small team.
  • Numerate and competent in the use of standard IT packages including Word and Excel
  • Able to maintain accurate and timely records.

If you would like to submit an application, please submit a CV and covering letter to Your covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4 and highlight
your relevant experience and explain why you want to work in South Georgia.



Government of South Georgia