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Job Title Resort Trade Positions
Closing Date 28-May-2017
Employment Type Full time

Delaware North's Lizard Island Resort is located on the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, just over an hour’s flight north east of Cairns, QLD. This property has something for everyone; whether it be diving at the world famous Cod Hole, fishing for the elusive Black Marlin, snorkelling at the giant clam gardens, or simply relaxing at one of our 24 white powdery beaches. With new and refurbished comfortable staff accommodation, Lizard Island Resort offers an energetic and social working environment whilst providing the opportunity to explore our amazing backyard.

We are currently seeking experienced and enthusiastic applicants for the role of General Hand based at Lizard Island Resort.  This position is a hands-on-role, reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager or Supervisor. 

About the Role

Working as the Resort General Hand, you will be involved in;

  • the maintenance, development and presentation of the Resort whilst
  • maintaining the highest degree of guest satisfaction
  • You will look after all aspects of General Maintenance
  • painting and decorating
  • basic carpentry through to general repairs 
  • upkeep of grounds and guest areas. 

What you will bring to the role;

  • Previous experience as Handyperson/Trades Assistant
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Unrestricted/Open Drivers License
  • Highly developed interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 These are "live-on" remote location roles.  Working in a remote location is not for everyone, so you must think carefully about the reality of living in a remote location for an extended period of time. 

In return we offer a truly unique working environment with some great remote area benefits including subsidised accommodation and meals, discounted holidays and regular social events.

If you are looking for a sea change and are ready to be challenged while working and living in paradise, we encourage you to apply.

To learn more about Delaware North Companies & Lizard Island Resort visit our websites: &

Employment may be subject to a satisfactory National Criminal Record Check.


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