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We are now hiring for the 2022 season!

We’re hiring!  Want a job where you can travel, explore our incredible back yard AND get paid?!  Cockatours are looking for two keen GUIDES or ECOLOGISTS and two excitable CHEFS or COOKS for the 2022 season, between May-October.  We run 15 & 17 day camping tours to remote outback Australia in our two 4WD tour trucks.  Our main tours are to Cape York and Northern Territory/Gulf Savannah (Cairns-Darwin).  For guides, Cape York experience is COMPULSORY as is tour guiding experience and truck driving.  One guide will be trained to run Gulf Savannah tours.  There may also be work running outback youth leadership camps throughout the year. 

Employment is for 5, 15-17 day tours from May/June to September. Our tours offer a relaxed way of seeing Cape York for our clients aged 50-80. Tours are run by a driver/guide and an assistant/chef. Team work, communication and cooperation are essential. We have a great reputation and we pride ourselves on taking care of our clients and staff. Training will be provided on the job.

These roles are highly rewarding, visit amazing places, pay well and have employee benefits based on time employed. Some days can be challenging, but most are exciting, interesting and incredibly enjoyable! You get to see the country & meet amazing people!

 

Tour Guide OR Ecologist

• Experience in Cape York essential
• MR License, Drivers Authority, First Aid necessary
• Guiding or ecology qualifications highly valuable
• $300-350/day depending on qualifications & experience

This role is suited to a friendly, humorous and confident person with an exceptional ability to interpret stories. Good navigation, mechanical knowledge, initiative and problem solving are also important skills. A high amount of responsibility is required for this role. Duties include driving, coordinating the day & activities, liasing with destination staff as well as delivering stories and interpretations to guests.

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Chef OR Cook

• Experience as a chef/cook essential
• Food handling certificate & First Aid necessary
• Serving experience highly valuable
• MR License highly valuable
• $270-300/day depending on qualifications & experience

This role is suited to a friendly, outgoing and relaxed person. Duties include preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner (each night a client assists with dinner), coordinating food supplies, announcing meals and assisting the tour guide where needed. We pride ourselves on exceptional food and welcome chefs to bring their own take on meals.

Apply Below

How to Apply:

  1. Click the ‘Email Now’ button below to open an email to us.
  2. Download and complete the one-page application.  This is compulsory, no other formats will be accepted.
  3. Feel free to attach your resume, but this is not necessary.  Please don’t feel the need to update it, the value is in the document below.
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application for tour job