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Trades Assistant

Green Island Resort

Trades Assistant

  • Green Island Resort  
  • Located on Green Island (27km offshore from Cairns, Queensland)
  • Hourly rate from $24.87 plus applicable penalties and allowances 
    • Free daily returns to the Island from the Cairns pier 
    • Furnished accommodation for 2 night stay over
    • All meals prepared and provided by quality hospitality professionals  
    • Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep  

About the role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will work as part of a team responsible for delivering operational and maintenance activities for Green Island Resort. 

Your key responsibilities will include:   

  • Assist with programmed maintenance of plant and equipment to uphold the appearance and functionality of the resort
  • Respond to reactive maintenance requests including breakdown of equipment and emergency repair requirements
  • Ensure maintenance and upkeep of grounds, gardens and resort facilities including operating common garden maintenance machinery
  • Participate in a rotating ‘on-call’ maintenance roster, acting as the first point of contact for maintenance requests and/or emergency repair requirements
  • Participate in regular safety inspections to identify and mitigate potential hazards for staff and resort guests


  • Stability in a long-established business proud of their inclusive culture and working environment
  • Discounted boat tours and cruises for your family and friends
  • Discounted diving tours in Cairns and Port Douglas
  • Corporate discounts on private health
  • A wide range of special discounts with our industry partners and goods suppliers
  • Meet people from all over the world coming to the Reef for their once in a lifetime to visit one of the greatest World Heritage sites.

To be on the forefront for this opportunity, you will:

  • Have experience in the safe operation of hand and power tools
  • Have a current drivers licence
  • Be willing to work a 7 day rotating roster and be able to stay on the island for 2 nights per week
  • Be energetic, team-focused and can-do attitude
  • Have previous experience within a Trades or Trades Assistant role (not essential but highly regarded)
  • Have a forklift licence (not essential but highly regarded)

About Green Island Resort

Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay situated in the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is an iconic tourist destination popular with international and domestic day visitors and is home to the eco-sensitive Green Island Resort.

Green Island Resort is part of the multi-award winning Quicksilver Group. With just 46 rooms, the 4 Star Green Island Resort offers a unique reef and rainforest environment, complemented with the luxuries of an island resort. When the last day visitor ferry departs to the mainland, the island becomes an exclusive retreat. The Resort also manages the island’s day visitor facilities, restaurant and food outlets.

We are a close team and pride ourselves on first class customer service providing a quality and memorable experience for our island guests. A small community of Resort staff live on the island, with other positions commuting daily from nearby Cairns on a fast 45 minute catamaran journey.

How to apply  

To apply for this position, please visit the link below or scan the QR code to the left.

To learn more about Green Island visit our website https://greenislandresort.com.au/

For confidential enquiries about this exciting opportunity contact Lani Vincent on 07 4052 0204

Applications close:  5:00pm, Friday 26 January 2024

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