Parachilna, Flinders Ranges area (posted 22/1/20)

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Campground Management Couple wanted. Experience Outback Life at the internationally renowned Prairie Hotel, Parachilna in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

A busy 2020 season is expected and we are looking for:

A fit, fastidious & flexible couple to undertake the roles of the Management of the Parachilna Community Campground & Overflow. The successful couple must also be able to demonstrate experience in general maintenance as well as experience in housekeeping and kitchen work.

As Community Campground & Overflow Managers, this incentivised position will encourage assistance with the promotion of both areas & the subsequent increase in occupancy.  In return, a share of the income generated at both sites will be offered.

We are seeking a ‘high energy’ couple with their own accommodation to join our small dedicated team. The Prairie is a highly regarded international tourist destination, family owned and run.

The positions are for a  start on March 9th 2020 & will continue to the end of October 2020.

The positions relate to the Prairie Hotel ‘Overflow’ accommodation, adjacent to the Hotel, and the Community Campground, and report to the owners of the Prairie Hotel, Jane & Ross Fargher.

The successful applicants will possess the following attributes:

  • demonstrated skills & experience in general maintenance & handyman work
  • demonstrated skills & experience in housekeeping and kitchen work
  • highly motivated, reliable and versatile
  • strong sense of responsibility in getting the job done well
  • ability to work independently
  • good communicators who enjoy working with a broad range of people

The positions provide opportunities to:

  • explore the area and enjoy the local community
  • meet local characters and travellers from all over the world
  • make contacts in the film & tourism worlds
  • enjoy extraordinary outback landscapes of the Flinders Ranges and desert plains.

For a ‘Taste of the Prairie’ visit us at

Please email your resume and cover letter to:    Attn: Susan


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