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STP Operator & General Maintenance
Work, play and stay on Fitzroy Island!

Fitzroy Island Resort is a 45-minute boat transfer by the “Fitzroy Flyer” (about 30 kms) from Cairns in Queensland and boasts 105 Resort Studio, Suites, Bungalows and Beach Cabins. Other facilities include Campground, Pool Bar, Zephyr Restaurant, Foxy’s Bar, Conference and Meeting Facilities, Retail Shop, Turtle Rehab Centre and an array of water activities. Located on the Great Barrier Reef, the Island is close to Cairns and a favourite to both visitors to the region and locals alike.

We are seeking an experienced STP (Sewage Treatment Plant) Operator and General Maintenance person – Live On for our Maintenance Team at Fitzroy Island Resort.

Job Description:
Man and run the Resorts STP in the absence of the STP Operator, along with routine maintenance of the Resort buildings and outdoor areas.
Responsibilities include:
• Man and run the Resorts STP whilst the STP operator is on RDO’s.
• Carry out scheduled maintenance as per the Resort Maintenance plan.
• Carry out minor repairs to buildings and facilities including but not limited to Hotel and office areas.
• Undertake repairs and maintenance tasks associated with the Island’s assets.
• Carry out minor repairs to furniture and fittings.
• Assisting with the fortnightly barge unloading and loading.
• Maintain all equipment and tools in good order.
• Report any maintenance issues to Management.
• Ensure grounds are kept tidy including but not limited to removal and placement of rubbish/recycleing materials in appropriate areas.
• Inspect and clean gutters and down pipes where necessary.
• Be on call 1 night a week for maintenance issues within the Resort.
• Other duties as required by Management.

About You:
• Perform all tasks in a safe manner observing sound OH&S practices.
• Projects a professional image at all times.
• Organises time and work efficiently.
• Handles tasks carefully with a high attention to detail and accuracy.
• Establishes rapport easily.
• Works under pressure without negative impact.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Develops and maintains co-operative working relationships.
• Works well unsupervised.
• Have the ability and willingness to undertake further development.

Water Industry Operator Level III – Treatment

• In accordance to the CHO public health direction, any employee of Fitzroy Island Resort must be:
– Fully Vaccinated with an approved vaccination.
– Be able to show proof of vaccination before commencing employment.
• Have a current National Police Check issued by Queensland Police or able to obtain one within three weeks of commencing employment- for all live on Island staff.
• Employees whose duties include driving a company vehicle, must hold a current QLD Driver’s License.

Why work for us?
• Save money with subsidised accommodation and all meals included!
• Discount on restaurants and resort activities.
• Fun, supportive, family friendly culture.
• Walk to work- no commuting.
• Access to walking tracks, snorkeling, turtle tours, kayaking, diving, fishing and so much more!

This role is a live on island position which will be discussed in detail with the successful candidate. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this well established, ever growing and successful Island Resort.

All applicants must possess full-time work rights in Australia.

Are you applying from interstate? You may be eligible for the QLD Government CASH incentive up to $1,500 to head North. For more information, go to:

Don’t be shy, hit apply. Join the Island life today!

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