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Caretaker/manager/cleaning Duties Of Hostel

Innisfail Budget Backpackers innisfail, Cairns

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description


Approx. 45 hrs a week
$25.00 an hour
Must be able to work minimum 6 months
2nd year and 3rd year visa sign off

Start as soon as possible

The position is an opportunity for an ambitious, capable manager looking to rapidly gain management experience and progress their career in the hospitality industry.

The Caretaker’s role is to form part of the Management team and manage all areas of the operation.

Innisfail Budget Backpackers is a Backpacker Working Hostel, providing accommodation and assistance for backpackers to find paid work, often to gain their 2nd year Australian working visa. The hostel has an approximate capacity of 125 tenants spread over multiple sites.

Duties include:

·Daily management responsibilities to ensure profitable and smooth operation

·Supervision of staff and tenants

·Managing bookings, work schedules and worker transport

·Manage inventory and equipment

·Manage customer (farm employers) requirements

·General house-keeping

Key skills required:

The Caretaker must have experience in front desk, customer service and be able to take a strategic overview and plan ahead to maximise customer satisfaction and operational efficiency in a dynamic environment

·Capable of managing difficult situations and set an example for staff to deliver a high standard of service and presentation

·Business and people management skills

·Computer literacy to enable efficient use of technology, Office, e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheet software

·Meticulous attention to detail

·Ability to communicate effectively with farmers, tenants, management and staff

·Ability to respond effectively to changing demands

·Happy personality, reliable and strong work ethics.

- Preferably second language (German or Dutch)

The successful applicant will be honest, reliable, mature minded and a team player.

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Innisfail Budget Backpackers

Member since: November 2014