About the Client
Our client operates the main Supermarket and Post Office in Coral Bay in Western Australia, where during the peak tourist season from March to November they require additional staff to meet the increase in demand from tourists.
About the Role
The work offers a variety of standard Supermarket tasks where the successful applicants may work one or several of the following.
- Check Out Operator
- Restocking Food & Items on shelves
- Unloading Deliveries
Working Hours & Days
The Supermarket is open 7 days per week, where you will generally work 5 days per week. Your days of work may vary from week from week and may not include 2 days off in a row.
On average you will work 8 hours per day which may vary depending on how busy the Supermarket is. The start and finish times will vary and will between 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It is rare for employees to work spilt shift.
We are seeking candidates that can commit to 3 to 5 months of work, over the busy tourist season. You do not necessarily require work experience at a Supermarket, however we are seeking candidates that possess the following skills or personality traits.
- Excellent Customer Service Skills
- Can communicate well in English
- Has a positive attitude
- Is friendly and amicable (especially to customers)
- Has a hard work ethic
In past years our client has employed all types of people that includes;
- Australian Residents
- Back Packers (Unfortunately this work is not applicable for 2nd Visa Extension)
- Small Groups
Our client is able to provide subsidized accommodation if desired, where they can provide a Caravan that includes a queen size bed, kitchen, small bathroom with shower and a large Annex. The accommodation costs $[phone number removed]per week for the caravan which will be taken off your wages weekly and the costs can be shared between couples or friends.
Please Note: Generally only supermarket employees are allowed to stay in the subsidized accommodation,
Couples or Small Groups
Due to the lack of accommodation in Coral Bay, in the past our client has found that couples are a good fit for the work as the accommodation costs can be shared between 2 wage earners.
In addition, small groups of 2 to 3 people (usually Back packers) that all desire to work in the supermarket have also been a good fit. In this case, only 1 bed is supplied where you can provide your own mattress and make a temporary bed in the caravan or large annex.
Single persons are still encouraged to apply, however they may have pay for the entire costs of the Caravan or alternatively single person are able to source their own accommodation.
Your Location & Getting to Coral Bay
Coral Bay is a very small settlement and most workers that work across the numerous tour operators, retail outlets and accommodation providers during the busy tourist season are not located in Coral Bay and have to make their own way up to Coral bay.
Any successful applicants will be expected to make their own way to Coral Bay, ideally with their own transport at their own expense.
Successful applicants will be paid $24.00 dollars per hour (Flat Rate) on a casual basis, paid weekly. You would generally gross Nine Hundred & Twelve Dollars per week, having approx; Seven Hundred & Eighty One Dollars after tax (Standard tax rate).
About Coral Bay
Coral Bay is situated 1000 Kms North of Perth and is part of the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. There are beautiful white sandy beaches and many activities to do, mainly involving reef activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, whale shark tours, fishing and manta ray tours.
The link below provides some information about Coral Bay and the Ningaloo Reef.
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Postcode: 6701 (Coral Bay, Western Australia)
Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.
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