Marine Reef Island Caretakers (For A Couple)

Company | Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Company description | For more than 40 years management agency of one of the world’s greatest natural treasures – the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Job location | Low Isles (Australia)

Job description | Fancy living and working on a tropical island in the beautiful Great Barrier Reef Marine Park? The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority appoints caretakers to this carbon-neutral island in the Marine Park to ensure its natural and heritage values are maintained. But maintaining an island is hard work and island living means limiting electricity and water use which may not suit eeveryone. The caretakers are involved in everything from maintaining the lightstation buildings, liaising with tourist operators, cleaning compost toilets, managing weeds, and counting pied imperial pigeons. And watch out: you must survive without wifi!

Compensation package | To be determined during the interview.

Application period | From July, 18 to July, 29 2019.

Number open positions | 2

Candidate qualifications | Experience in infrastructure maintenance and an ability to maintain the natural and heritage values of the island.