Caretaker Position
Caretaker Position

Caretaker Position



Position Title: Caretaker Position

Location: 9 Curtin Road, LYRA

State: QLD

Numbers Req'd: -

Listed Date: 13-Nov-2019

Expiry Date: 31-Jan-2020


Caretaker Position - with small income - suit semi-retired/retired couple wanting to take a break from the road, pull up for a while and earn some income. 

We have a vacancy for a semi-retired/retired couple who are willing to caretake a small 8-acre property with two holiday houses, situated halfway between Stanhope QLD and Tenterfield NSW. 

The Position 

The position (which will pay a small retainer of $1,000 per month) will provide free accommodation for a negotiated period (currently February till September 2020) in a self-contained unit which also includes garage space for a car /caravan. 

You will also receive an extra fee of $130 per clean/per house during the busy cleaning months for bookings (usually - late May, June, July, August).

An ABN is required. 

Duties will include: 

  • Mowing of grounds and general gardening (weeding)
  • General cleaning upkeep of the two Holiday Homes - (ie verandas and outside of Homes kept clean – general check inside Holiday homes when unoccupied to ensure they are always kept clean and tidy)

Cleaning and resetting of the two Holiday Homes after guests have departed to make ready for next occupancy – (this cleaning service will provide additional income above the retainer already paid)

All the necessary equipment and necessities for cleaning and gardening are provided at the owner’s expense (ie cleaning products, cleaning equipment, ride on mower (petrol), wiper snipper, edger’s etc.)

The Holiday Homes tend to be busy in the winter, not so much in the summer period.

Please reply by email attaching references (if any) Regards, Greg & Jewell Butler Email: