Tourism Queensland is seeking applicants for the best job in the world! The role of Island Caretaker is a six-month contract, based on luxurious Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a live-in position with flexible working hours and key responsibilities include exploring the islands of the Great Barrier Reef to discover what the area has to offer. You’ll be required to report back on your adventures to Tourism Queensland headquarters in Brisbane (and the rest of the world) via weekly blogs, photo diary, video updates and ongoing media interviews.Other job duties include feeding the fish, cleaning the pool and collecting the mail. Salary is AUD $150,000 (approximately $124,200 CAD) for the six-month contract, plus return airfares, accommodation and transport on Hamilton Island, plus travel to other Islands of the Great Barrier Reef.
Competition is fierce, though. Reuters reported that there's been so much interest in the position worldwide, the site advertising the job couldn't handle the traffic and crashed.