Stradbroke Island (posted 6/1/21)

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Caretaker wanted, Stradbroke Island  Airfield.  Website:         


This is a beautiful Island of which a big part is National Park. Small club house and several rarely occupied caravans on the airfield. Bore water and generator/solar electricity. Small remuneration.

What are we looking for in a caretaker?

  • Preferably a couple, honest, friendly, retired, sociable, outgoing and people friendly
  • Handyman who can repair minor things, farm experience is of an advantage
  • Has some interest in aviation
  • Can handle solar systems, water pumps and generator, tractor
  • Some garden maintenance
  • Own Caravan
  • Love quiet country living
  • Initially a 6 months agreement

Duties of the Airfield Caretaker

  • Daily check of runway
  • Maintain and keep clean:
    • Small clubhouse
    • Toilet
    • Shower
  • Meet & greet incoming aircrew, offer tea /coffee, maintain visitor log and collect landing fees
  • Maintain Petty Cash book
  • Minor repairs /maintenance of solar system and plumbing
  • Manage maintenance of vehicles
  • Assist in the hosting of the monthly Fly-in Breakfast.

When applying, please  comment on each point above. Thanks



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