Looking for staff to start 1st March 2022 - keen and willing workers welcomed to apply - this is a busy place through the year - we have an excellent track record with staff satisfaction working for us - and a number or prior staff are happy to talk to prospective applicants.
No prior experience required as we train you on the job - our season gets underway from March to November - and busier each day with group catering, day to day cafe/store operation and our accommodation as we have 24 rooms to manage - we offer to pay travel from Cairns to Karumba providing you commit and stay 3 months or more - we have work available right through to October/November and Karumba is a great opportunity to save money for your future travels.
Our busy cafe/store does everything from breakfasts, burgers, snacks, coffee, shakes and smoothies to our famous Ash's Barramundi and Chips, salads, local prawns, lunches, evening meals and more. Our store also carries a wide range of souvenirs, fishing tackle, essential grocery items and we are an agent for local charter operators and the Cairns to Karumba Bus. During the year we also cater for coach and tour groups as well as 1000's of annual visitors/travelers. With our 24 rooms of accommodation cleaning/housekeeping gives options to interchange with housekeeping duties to have a bit more variety. Minimum 40 hours per week from March to December - we ideally look for staff for a minimum of 3 months up to the full season depending on situation. When the pace is on you can work as many hours as you want over and well above the 40...
Great working conditions, award rate wages with numerous previous backpacker staff coming back for their second year regularly.
We offer shared accommodation in our 4 bedroom staff house - with views of the Gulf of Carpentaria waters outside your door - with furniture/linens etc - A/C - WiFi - Television and full cooking facilities. and power for $120 per person per week. For those who take up positions and stay the minimum 3-4 month period we offer to cover costs of bus travel to and from Cairns and dependent on work ethic and application we can offer bonuses. There are current staff who are happy to talk to you about the position from their perspective. Please note Queensland Government mandates require fully vaccinated staff only - we will provide PPE (masks and protective wear as needed), work shirts and aprons/gloves etc..
Postcode: 4891 (Karumba, Queensland)
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Ash's the Point Cafe
Member since: July 2012
We are a long established and highly successful mixed hospitality business located in Karumba - the heart of the Gulf of Carpentaria and a key outback destination in Queensland. With 24 accommodation rooms plus a Cafe/Mixed Store - we are open 7am to 7pm - 7 days per week from March to December each year. We are located at Karumba Point which is right on the mouth of the Norman RIver where it meets the Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The location may be remote however we are well serviced with freight companies, bus service (Cairns to Karumba and return) 3 times per week, good supermarkets and amenities. We offer shared accommodation options in our 3 bedroom staff house with wifi - A/C - television and full cooking facilities. Positions available include housekeeping and cafe/store - usually options to work in both areas for some diversity. We cater for considerable numbers of coach tour groups as well as the 1000's of annual visitors and are famous for our local fish, prawns etc
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism