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Job Title General Hand/Gardening Assistant
Closing Date 04-Aug-2017
Employment Type Casual

General Hand/Gardening Assistant

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.

We are currently seeking experienced and enthusiastic applicants for the role of General Hand / Gardening Assistant 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/ Gardening Assistant, 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 and Gardening
  • 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
  • Gardening experience and/or an interest in gardens and horticulture
  • Friendly nature and excellent team working skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to different and challenging circumstances
  • Proactive in your approach to the work environment
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Unrestricted/Open Manual Driver’s License
  • Highly developed interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Hotel / resort experience will be highly regarded

This is a ‘live-on’ Island based role. We offer a truly unique working environment in one of the world most exclusive and prestigious locations, along with other remote area benefits such as 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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