Caretaker Wilson Island Resort

ALDESTA HOTELS (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD Aldesta operates unique hotels and resorts in Australia and Canada. We provide our guests with the opportunity to experience the natural wonders that have made the Great Barrier Reef and British Columbia such treasured travel destinations, while always striving for the highest level of service and quality.  

We are now looking for a Caretaker to join our Wilson team. The successful candidate will genuinely enjoy exceeding guest expectations, will have an engaging personality that thrives on adventure and new experiences. The Caretaker role works in tandem with our resident Chef and Host to support the daily needs of our guests.

A little bit about Wilson Island

The Island is situated off Heron Island which in turn is some 80kms off the central Queensland coast from Gladstone. The reef experience on Wilson is extraordinary, a unique encounter few other destinations in the world can offer. Wilson Island is truly an amazing place to visit with 9 Reef Safari Tents accommodating a maximum of 18 adult guests. This position is considered remote, and you will work with a small on-island team of two other people.  Nearby support is provided by Heron Island Resort as Heron is part of the Aldesta portfolio.

This is a full-time position, and the key responsibilities are:

  • Maintaining guest accommodation, the long-house and kitchen area
  • Maintenance infrastructure of solar generator, barging in of water, STP all of which are easily maintained with minimal caretaking
  • Updating logs for compliance, regular audits, and testing of fire alarms
  • General building and garden maintenance

To be successful for this great opportunity you will need the following:

  • Experience in a caretaker role (remote experience advantageous)
  • Handyperson aptitude 
  • High level of customer service
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality workmanship
  • Good communication, time management and organisational skills
  • Team player is essential due to the remote nature of the position

An attractive salary package is provided which includes free of charge accommodation with no utility expenses.

Working in a remote location is not for everyone, particularly if you are used to the fast pace of city life, so please think carefully about the reality of living in a remotely for an extended period time. In return we offer a truly unique working environment in one of the worlds most remarkable environments.

Please note, that only candidates who are currently residing in Australia with working rights will be considered.


26/04/2021 $0 Gladstone & Central QLD 1 Trades & Services
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