Diesel Mechanic - Generators - Fitzroy Island Resort (live on)

Fitzroy Island Resort is located 45 minutes by Fast Cat from Cairns and boasts 106  Resort Studio, Suites and Beachside Cabins.  Other facilities include Campground, Pool Bar, Restaurant, Public Bar and Entertainment Complex, Conference and Meeting Facilities, Retail Shop, Turtle Rehab Centre and an array of water activities. Located on the Great Barrier Reef, the Island is close to Cairns and a favourite to both visitors to the region and locals alike.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic to take accountability for our land based generators and Resort Vehicles. The resort also has a passenger Fast Cat and Sailing Catamaran in our Marine operations fleet. Consequently, a Marine engineer MED 2 qualification will also be highly regarded.

Reporting To:

Maintenance Manager

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • General servicing of diesel generator engines and resort vehicles
  • Fault diagnosis and repair of engines and vehicle issues
  • Keeping company documentation up to date and accurate
  • Assisting with general resort maintenance duties including after-hours call out roster
  • Other works as directed by management

Skills and experience

  • Trade qualifications
  • Experience with diesel engines
  • Manual Drivers licence
  • Forklift Licence
  • Cleanliness in all aspects of work
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal English skills


  • Marine MED 2 Qualification Highly regarded
  • Chainsaw Certificate
  • LPG gas cylinders refilling competency ticket
  • First Aid Certificate  


Conditions of Employment:

Uniform provided and maintained by the employee.  Provide own safety approved work boots. Hours according to the department roster, allowing for seven days of operation..

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this well established, ever growing and successful Island Resort and further develop within this key department.

The position is full time, and live on. Some Semi remote experience may be advantageous along with First aid certification.

Please email Cover letter and Resume.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

07/09/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Trades & Services
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