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Sports & Leisure Attendant

Whitsundays Area

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Are you seeking an opportunity where you can combine a personal adventure with a career journey like no other?

Fancy living in a world heritage area where the Whitsundays is your back yard and residing in a community that provides a dynamic and diverse living experience whilst you kick amazing life experiences off your list? And then, when you’re at work, grow and develop your hospitality experience within a luxury service environment.

Yes? Read on; because we’ve got four full time, 40 hours per week, live on island opportunities for Sports & Leisure Attendants.

Nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsundays, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is located on Australia’s most iconic private island. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, the Resort presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment.

As we work towards reopening, we are now seeking motivated and dynamic professionals to join our team.

Our Sports & Leisure Attendants assist our guests with non-motorised water sports and land based activities, focussing on creating experiences and memories that will enhance their on island journey.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will offer guests an array of activities. Whether it’s a romantic experience for two, a family adventure, team building journey or solo exploration, the all-new suite of experiences are as iconic as they are unforgettable; and adding a knowledgeable and worldly team who can bring the InterContinental Life alive throughout these activities is the last puzzle piece for the Resort’s delivery of rich and personal experiences.

Your day to day will involve;

  • Instructing guests in the use of non-motorised water sports including catamarans, windsurfers, kayaks and stand up paddles.
  • Instructing and guiding guests in land based activities including nature walks, sports events, , and mountain bike tours.
  • Ensuring all equipment is well maintained and cleaned and reporting any defects, replacements, problems or maintenance requirements.
  • Daily set up and pack down of all non-motorised and land based equipment and activities.
  • Maximising opportunities to promote and upsell activities on island.
  • Assisting across the team as required.

Ideally, you will have 1-2 years of previous experience in a guest activities role or similar within a luxury setting and be passionate about creating unique experiences. With a preference to work outdoors alongside marine life and the natural environment your preference, your exposure to wider hotel and resort operations will be advantageous. With strong communication skills and the ability to think outside the box, you’re also physically fit and able to lift equipment and items as needed facilitate day to day activities.

You will have the ability to relocate and live on Hayman Island, Whitsundays from August 2020 onwards and be comfortable with the gross hourly rate of $20.92 in line with the Off-Shore Island Resorts Certified Agreement 2006. This role is also eligible for subsidised living costs. Turning activities into unforgettable experiences will be your passion and exposure to working in other hotel or resort operational roles will be highly regarded.

You will need to hold you current first aid certificate, including oxygen and have the appropriate work rights to work within Australia alongside an open Australian driver’s license and be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required.

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