Live-in Resort Caretaker / Office Manager Couple (6 month contract) (Possibly 12 Month Contract)

  • Bonnie Doon's Lakeside Leisure Resort
  • 240 Hutchinsons Road, Bonnie Doon VIC, Australia
  • Jun 03, 2019
  • Job ID: 2501

Job Description

Bonnie Doon's Lakeside Leisure Resort
Located in Bonnie Doon, Victoria

We are a medium sized Resort located on the shores of beautiful lake Eildon, 1.5hrs NE of Melbourne. With 129 Annual sites, 12 Holiday Cabins, 4 Motel Rooms, an Apartment, 25 powered camp sites and 38 unpowered camp sites and are seeking applications for the position of a live-in Caretaker/Manager couple on a 6 month contract from 21st October 2019 – 21st April 2020. Although might consider a 12 month contract for the right applicants.

Ideally we are after a couple who have their own ABN and can operate under a contract agreement as per below. In return the successful applicant will be provided with rent free accommodation and utilities, in a two bedroom house within the Resort. 

Job Requirements

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Day-to-day Caretaking of the Resort (The Resort owner will still manage the back end financials)
  • 5 days on (Thur - Mon) 2 days off (Tue - Wed)
  • During 5 days on you would be responsible for the operation of the Resort and all after hrs support.
  • Nightly walk around and inspections.
  • Main point of customer contact, dealing with all requests and complaints.
  • Work closely with existing staff who will work Monday - Wednesday
  • Taking and managing bookings and answering general enquiries
  • Cash and EFTPOS handling and daily reconciliation/reporting
  • General running of a small shop at reception 
  • General repairs and grounds maintenance.
  • Daily cleaning of Amenities, BBQ's, games room as required
  • Assist existing staff with servicing of cabins, cleaning and linen changing. (All staff will work on Mondays to service cabins from the weekend)
  • Manage risks (OH&S)

To apply for this position you must;

  • Be honest and reliable.
  • Commit to the full 6 month period. (May consider a 12 month contract for the right couple)
  • Have good up to date references.
  • Have your own ABN and run under a contract agreement.
  • Ideally have previous experience working in a Caravan park, Resort etc but might consider training up a couple if they have the right attributes.
  • Would prefer existing experience with Newbook booking system but happy to train.
  • Have excellent front office customer service and conflict resolution skills
  • Be able to work autonomously and be self motivated
  • Be practical and easy going with a great sense of humour
  • Be adaptable to all seasons and situations with a can do attitude
  • The ability to assist in general maintenance and repairs to maintain a high standard park
  • Mid-level computer skills
  • A current drivers licence
  • A current working with children clearance.(Can be applied for if accepted for the position)

 Salary will be a Daily Rate:- Negotiable depending upon Experience

If interested in this role then please apply via the Apply now button just below and include a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for this position.


Daily Rate - Negotiable depending upon Experience