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Resort Porter
SeaLink Fraser Island


Fraser Island … A World Heritage listed island off Australia’s Eastern Queensland coast, is the world’s largest sand island, stretching over 120km. With cool towering rainforests to walk through and explore, over 100 freshwater lakes to swim in, including the iconic Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby, and an amazing beach highway, where else would you rather be! Though surrounded by untamed wilderness and rugged terrain, Fraser Island boasts luxurious, relaxing and natural accommodation experiences for guests from all corners of the world.


Working in paradise… We just can’t think of anything better!

So, what are we looking for?


We are in search of professional Resort Porter to join our diverse team of Hospitality lovers… do you think you have what it takes?


A few essentials about you…

  • Have a professional outlook in the workplace and show an invested interest in the hustle and bustle of the Hospitality industry
  • Proven experience in a resort / hotel / motel housekeeping environment
  • Ability to take direction, take on multiple tasks at once, and follow standard daily job boards and lists
  • Ability to work autonomously or in teams – proven ability to work unsupervised
  • Meticulous attention to detail – looking further than the obvious
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative at work
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other resort departments
  • Take pride in your customer service abilities to ensure our guests’ experience on island is one to remember! Offering guests a professional level of service in a relaxed and friendly environment
  • Immaculate grooming and presentation
  • Great time management skills

Role Responsibilities:

  • Meet and greet all incoming barge transfers to the resort
  • Efficiently pick up and deliver luggage to guest rooms from arriving barge sailings
  • Efficiently pick up departing guest luggage and pack luggage truck for departing barge.
  • Liaise with Skipper and barge staff for the safe loading and unloading of the luggage truck
  • Perform all resort guest and luggage transfers.
  • Coordinate luggage pick-up and delivery arrangements for any group arrivals
  • Complete Porter daily shift sheet check
  • When requested assist front office with check in, check outs, providing guest guidance to room allocations, answering incoming calls & tour bookings.
  • Vacuuming and emptying all accessible areas in back office area
  • Clearning all cutlery and crockery from the Back Office / kitchen and ensuring the general tidiness of it.
  • Washing and cleaning the buses, and the luggage trucks on a weekly basis as directed by the Duty Manager.
  • All vehicle checks to be done on a daily basis prior to driving the vehicles. Hand over check list to the Duty Manager.
  • Abide by all Workplace Health and Safety rules and regulations at all times
  • Any reasonable additional duties as directed by the requested by the Duty Manager, Front Office Manager or Rooms Division manager.

A few simple role requirements…

  • A valid Police Clearance (within 6 months or less), or the ability to obtain one for work
  • A valid manual licence – essential to the role.
  • The ability to work across a broad rostering system, over a 7 day working week
  • The ability to work during peak seasonal periods


Moving to Fraser Island…

Has moving to an island ever been on your bucket list? Well, why not tick it off now! We are searching for live on island team members for this role. This involves moving into the Staff Village, located within a 10 minute walk of the Resort and Barge, and sharing the Village facilities with between 80-100 like-minded team members.


A few live on island perks for SeaLink team members…

  • Daily free shuttle service to and from the Staff Village and Resort complex
  • Free 24 hour staff only laundry and gym facilities
  • Breakfast and dinner served daily at the Dingo Bar
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily in the Main Resort Complex
  • 10 minute walk to the Sunset Bar and beach
  • Free walk on barge transfers to and from the island for all team members
  • Year round access to the Sandbar Pools


How we work with you…

SeaLink Fraser Island are proud to offer a range of career development and recognition programs, along with team member benefits. Here are just a few…

  • Monthly One-On-One’s are held between you and your Department Manager which involves a healthy conversation around your work performance, progression, and provides you with an opportunity to identify any areas you would like to expand into within the company
  • Departmental Buzz Nights! A great way to get to know your Department team members on a social level, while also recognising the hard work of fellow members within your team
  • Various team member benefits through the Accor and SeaLink brands
  • Team member famils – why not stay a night at one of our Resorts, dine in our restaurants, take a tour, or enjoy a relaxing massage in our Island Day Spa! Team members are provided with an opportunity to experience each aspect of the company throughout their employment
  • Various yearly team member recognition programs, which are designed to recognise those team members exceptional performance and achievements in the workplace


So… if this opportunity sounds too good to miss, send your application through to our team – we can’t wait to hear from you soon!

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