PROBABLY THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD
Saturday January 17th, 2009
With UK unemployment hitting record highs logging onto Jobs For You dot com can prove a frustrating affair. But spare a minute for our Antipodean line-scratchers and imagine their dilemma. It looks like job seeking in Australia’s has become the next best thing to the National Lottery.
It’s a dream come true for one lucky job applicant. A salary of $100,000 to become caretaker of a paradise island. That’s right. Queensland tourism officials are after someone willing to spend six months exploring then islands of the Great Barrier Reef whilst living rent free in a three bedroom villa with a pool on the beautiful Hamilton Island. The job requires said ‘caretaker’ to write weekly blogs and file a photo-diary and video footage of his or her exploits on the reef.
Understandably, when the job featured in a UK news report the web site offering the job was flooded with over 850,000 applicants, which sent the server crashing into cyber overload… http://www.islandreefjob.com. If any of our readers happen to get the job the harbour guides crew would be more than happy to come and help out free of charge. Just send us one-way tickets and we’ll be straight out to assist you
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