15 January 2009

The Best Job in the World

In the midst of global economic uncertainty and disaster rises the best job in the world. The Queensland Tourism Department has created a new position: The Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef. The position is a six month contract that pays $150,000 to babysit Hamilton Island. You will have a few responsibilities in return for the cash and the stunning tan. To promote the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef, the caretaker must report back via blogs, photo diaries, video updates and ongoing media interviews to tell the world of their adventures. Other duties include feeding the 1,500 species of fish, cleaning the pool, and collecting the mail via aerial postal service. Good swimming and snorkeling skills are a must.

They are accepting applications from people around the world via 60 second video application. Check out their website - which has garnered a million hits - to view some awesome application videos. The application closes in 37 days! Get on that adventurers!

The Best Job in the World was featured on Mio's Download Down-Lo on the Wednesday January 14th edition of Q the podcast.

Click HERE to apply for The Best Job in the World


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