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Macquarie Heads Caretaker

Organisation Name West Coast Council
Job Type Contract
Contact Name Eleanor Strang
Contact Email careers@westcoast.tas.gov.au
Telephone Work: 03 64714700
Address 11 Sticht Street
Queenstown TAS 7467
Lodgement 11 Sticht Street
Deadline for applications Wednesday, 05 December 2018 at 5:00 pm

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Have you dreamt about living and working amongst some of Tasmania’s most breathtaking remote coastline?  

With more than thirty kilometres of uninterrupted beach and only 10 minutes from the town of Strahan, the Macquarie Heads Camping Ground on the West Coast of Tasmania overlooks the harbour towards Hells Gates - the entrance to Macquarie Harbour and the Cape Sorrell Lighthouse.

The Camping Ground features sites suitable for tents and caravans, with toilets and a boat ramp available. Currently over ninety sites are occupied by licence holders, with Council exploring an expansion plan for the 2018/19 financial year.

An exciting opportunity awaits a friendly and enthusiastic individual or couple, seeking a life-changing opportunity as West Coast Council looks to appoint a Caretaker for the Macquarie Heads Camping Ground.

The successful applicant will have strong proven skills in the management of camping/caravan park sites, be exceptionally reliable and responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day operational requirements under the guidance of Council’s Facilities Officer.

This is a contract position with hours varying according to demand.  Key duties include, but are not limited to, handling day-to-day booking activities, administration/bookkeeping, cleaning of onsite amenities along with other site-specific auditing, including compliance checks. Routine ground maintenance and landscaping will be required.  A caretaker residence is provided on site.

Applicants are invited to obtain an information package which includes a copy the of position description and selection criteria from the Corporate and Strategic Services Assistant, by telephoning (03) 64714707, or emailing careers@westcoast.tas.gov.au.

Please forward your Resume and covering letter marked “Confidential” to the General Manager by 5pm Wednesday 5th December 2018.

Eleanor Strang
Acting General Manager
PO Box 63


Macquarie Heads Caretaker Position Description singleFile (172kb)

11 Sticht Street
PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467