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Station Store Worker / All Rounder Wanted

MacDonald Downs Station Alice Springs, Northern Territory

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Are you seeking a bit of adventure and a unique experience while in Australia?
Would you like to save some money, live in a special part of central Australia and get your next visa?
Can you handle living remotely and won't need to get into town every week?
This role is for you!

I'm looking for our next all rounder superstar to help out in our station store, muck in with station life, gardening, clean and maintain buildings and staff accommodation. And anything else that might pop up!

This role is for one female on a rural and remote family owned and operated station 3 hours outside of Alice Springs NT. As well as being a busy cattle station, we also operate a station store that is open 10 am - 4 pm, 7 days a week. The store mostly services the local Indigenous communities as well as tourists. We sell fuel, fruit, meat, veg, cold drinks and fast food. We don't sell alcohol so no need for RSA.

The role:
50% of your time will be in the station store. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Serving customers
- Cooking fast / take away foods
- Restocking / rotating stock and maintaining stock levels
- Cleaning store: vacuum and mopping floor, cleaning fryers, food prep areas, shelves, counter tops, fridges etc

The other 50% will include:
- Helping with station animals (mainly chickens)
- Gardening and maintenance jobs around station buildings
- Cleaning houses and accommodation
- Daily monitoring and cleaning of the pool
-Helping with cooking staff meals
- Anything else that might pop up!

What I am looking for:
- A go-getter/s who is happy to muck in and get jobs done
- Good at time management and prioritising work load
- Has previous retail and or hospitality experience - this is a must!!
- Can cook yummy meals for staff
- Willingness to learn
- Has a positive outlook and wants to get the most from the experience
- Honest, polite and not afraid to ask questions
- Can adapt to living remotely
- Non-smoker
- Full manual drivers licence - all station vehicles are manuals. If you have your own car (4WD) that will be highly favourable but not essential
- English speaker
- Can start ASAP

What's in it for you:
- Experience living on a remote station in the NT
- Free and unlimited WIFI
- Free accommodation and basic food rations (bread, milk, meat, fruit and veg)
- Award wages
- All work counts towards obtaining your next visa!

Please reply by answering the questions below:
1. when can you start or get to Alice Springs for us to meet you?
2. can you drive a manual car?
3. do you have your own 4WD or vehicle?
4. how long can you commit to staying?
5. are you working towards a visa?
6. a brief description of you skills and abilities.

Postcode: 871 (Alice Springs, Northern Territory)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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MacDonald Downs Station

Member since: June 2023

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MacDonald Downs is a family owned and operated cattle station in the Northern Territory. As well as being a cattle station, it also has a Station Store which services local indigenous communities and tourists.

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