Would you live on an island, feed turtles, keep an eye on a few whales and explore the island while making daily posts about it for 6 months & get paid $150,000??? Shit i know i would. An ‘island caretaker’ is been sought for a six-month position on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef in what sounds like the perfect job. Read more about this after the jump…..
A website offering the ‘best job in the world’ has crashed after too many people tried to apply for the £70k post.
Yesterday we told you how a ‘island caretaker’ was been sought for a six-month position on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef in what sounded like the perfect job.
It seems like a few too many of you agreed, the website islandreefjob.com crashed when over 850,000 would-be islanders logged on to find out how to apply in the first 24 hours.
Aussie tourism bosses have said the successful applicant will have duties including feeding turtles, keeping an eye on the whales, and picking up the island’s post.
A spokesperson for employers Tourism Queensland said: “The position is live-in with flexible working hours and key responsibilities of the position include exploring the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef.
“Living above the Great Barrier Reef is a pretty unique benefit, but the successful candidate will also be paid a salary package of AUD $150,000 for the six-month contract.”
The successful candidate will also be required to report back about their adventures to Tourism Queensland headquarters in Brisbane via weekly blogs, photo diary and video updates. To find out how to apply check out islandreefjob.com
(the link may not work cause the site crashed as ya already read)