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Hospitality / Hotel Staff. Free Accommodation. Retention Bonus. Earn $1000 - $1200 Per Week.

Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn and Cascades Restaurant Goondiwindi, Queensland

Job Description


Become a highly valued staff member / team player with an INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CHAIN.

GREAT LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS. Currently two positions available so couples or friends travelling together are welcome to apply.

Queensland's best COVID-SAFE TOWN with 93.3% FULLY VACCINATED and 95% of residents having received at least one dose.


REGULAR WORK with close to full-time hours.

FREE ACCOMMODATION in sole-use bedroom in MODERN HOUSE adjacent to the business.

SAVE MONEY. Our previous backpackers have all averaged $1000 - $1200 per week each in wages (before tax).

RETENTION BONUS paid after qualifying period. Hoping for a 6 month commitment but you MUST commit for a minimum of 3 months. You are welcome to stay for as long as you can subject to your Visa conditions. Retention bonus will be paid at the end of your tenure - ranging from $300 (minimum 3 months) to $600 (minimum 6 months).

Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn and Cascades Restaurant, located in Goondiwindi (Queensland) is seeking a team member/s with experience in two or more of the following departments:

Front Desk Reception / Guest Service Agent:
• assisting with reservations, check-ins, check-outs, etc;
• handling telephone, on-line and walk-in bookings and general guest inquiries;
• entering charges and payments on room accounts;
• collecting payments from guests or sending accounts to travel agents or companies;
• experience in an international hotel chain will be highly regarded.

Restaurant Front of House / Wait Staff:
• RSA required;
• barista and drinks experience essential;
• experience in an a la carte restaurant will be highly regarded.

• cleaning hotel rooms to a high standard (minimum 4 star rating);
• all ground floor units, no bunk beds;

Kitchen Hand:
• assisting the Chef with prep, plating and simple cooking duties;
• general cleaning

The opportunity provides consistent work, regular weekly income and safe, clean, comfortable accommodation - sole use of your own air-conditioned bedroom in a fully furnished and equipped modern 3 bedroom residence ( adjacent to the hotel property ) provided free of charge ( including utilities and WiFi ).

POOL ACCESS: Access to the adjacent hotel pool is available during your leisure time.

The house is shared with other international travellers working with us. Please note that there is a “no parties” policy for the house.

The positions provide approximately 35 hours per week at casual rates of pay and additional hours may be available subject to business requirements. Hourly rates of pay are Monday-Friday $27.15; Saturday $32.58; Sunday $38.01; Public Holidays $54.30; Allowances apply on some shifts depending on start / finish times.

We are open for business 7 days per week, and weekend shifts are a regular component of the roster. Split shifts (morning and evening) and some early (6.00am) starts are involved, but a variety of shift times will be rostered to distribute the workload among employees.

Good spoken English language and written communication skills are essential, as are skills and experience relevant to the various roles. You must be able to work cohesively in a team-based environment, as well as being able to work independently.

Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn is a TripAdvisor Hall of Fame recipient, and Cascades Restaurant has been awarded consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence / Travellers' Choice awards. We have been recognised by the industry and the public as a “Best Of Queensland Experience” and included in the 2020 Gold List of Australian Accommodation. We build our success on delivering our customers and guests a “capital city” experience based on superior quality and outstanding customer service standards. We cater for corporate and leisure customers, and groups.

Goondiwindi was recognised in 2018 as Queensland's best country town. Services and facilities include a diverse main street with hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, retail and fashion stores, hairdressers, and cinema. National supermarkets and fast food outlets are represented. There is a modern, well-equipped, affordable gym in town as well as walking paths / trails beside the Macintyre River.

Postcode: 4390 (Goondiwindi, Queensland)

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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Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn and Cascades Restaurant

Member since: August 2017

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism