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Job Title Resort Plumber
Closing Date 28-Feb-2018
Employment Type Full time

Looking for a change?  Experienced Plumber/Gas Fitter required to support our beautiful resort located on the Great Barrier Reef?

Lizard Island Resort is located on the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, just over an hour’s flight north of Cairns, QLD.  We are offering a rare opportunity for experienced and qualified Plumber/Gas Fitter looking for a change and an exciting challenge to join our friendly team.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this role support our commitment to provide special experiences to all of our guests by overseeing and maintaining all aspects of the resort’s plant,  equipment and facilities, and responding quickly to internal and guest requests to ensure continuity of operations.  

About the role:

The role of Resort Plumber includes maintenance and improvement of the resort’s plumbing facilities along with providing support for management of the Sewerage Treatment Plant and water provision on island.  As with all roles within the Maintenance team – flexibility to cover other maintenance and facilities management duties is expected.  Responsibilities include:

  • Repairs, servicing and maintenance in accordance with the Plumbing Act
  • Continuity of Resort water supply.
  • Service and repair of all gas equipment.
  • Provide assistance for sewerage treatment plant operations.
  • Attending to any urgent repairs
  • Undertaking maintenance to all buildings/areas as required
  • Adhering to all WH&S requirements
  • Assisting other members of the maintenance team as required
  • Becoming part of the on-call roster

What you will bring to the position:

  • Current Queensland Plumbing / Gas Fitter License
  • Sewerage Treatment Plant / Water Operations qualifications highly regarded.
  • A practical and operational approach
  • Ability to well under pressure
  • Friendly nature and excellent team working skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to support with general facilities management tasks in different and challenging circumstances
  • Proactive in your approach to the work environment
  • Commitment to excellence in order to maintain the very highest of standards.
  • Hotel / resort experience will be highly regarded
  • Current unrestricted driver's license

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

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.

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 Lizard Island Resort and Delaware North Companies please head to our websites and


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


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