Trade Qualified Chef or Cook - K'gari Beach Resort
Sealink K'gari (Fraser Island)

About Us

With an unbeatable beachfront address on 75 Mile Beach, K’gari Beach Resort (formerly Eurong Beach Resort) is the hub for four-wheel-driving experiences along Fraser Island’s east coast. 

With expansive grounds, the resort includes newly renovated accommodation, as well as a restaurant and bar, renowned Eurong Bakery, and a General Store.

Everything you could want is right on your doorstep, with the weaving, crystal clear waterways of Eli Creek, the Maheno shipwreck and glimmering Champagne Pools just a short drive up the sandy highway.


About the Role

K'gari Beach Resort is seeking a professional Cook and Trade Qualified Chef to join our team in the resort's restaurant 'McKenzies on 75' offering buffet breakfasts, al-la-carte dining and pool-side pizzas in a relaxed coastal setting. This is a live-on-island opportunity, ideal for someone looking to embrace the remote lifestyle. 


A little bit about the opportunity

There are many benefits to working on K’gari (Fraser Island). Working with us means you will be surrounded by a team of like-minded individuals looking to learn new skills, make new friends and explore the island.

  • Explore majestic rainforest canopies, ancient sand blows, and crystal clear freshwater inland lakes.
  • Book a segway, kayaking or eco-marine tour and spot turtles, dolphins and whales during season.
  • Go 4WD'ing along the famous 75-mile beach and enjoy the coast's prime fishing locations.
  • Build lifelong connections with fun and likeminded colleagues from around the world.

The benefits

  • Only $100 fortnightly living expenses (includes staff accommodation and three meals every day) 
  • Annual $1000 SeaLink employee travel allowance*
  • Free passenger ferry trips back to the mainland
  • 25% off resort dining and retail 
  • 1-minute walk to 75 Mile Beach 
  • Access to the resort pool
  • Free 4WD island tours*

Conditions apply*


About you

  • Passionate about quality food and service
  • Committed to delivering brilliant customer experiences
  • Ability to commit to rostered shifts (10 days on, 4 days off)
  • The ability to relocate and live in the staff accommodation 
  • Hold the right to live and work in Australia 

Key requirements 

  • Minimum 2 years experience post-qualification
  • Experience working in a high-volume kitchen
  • Certificate III or IV Commercial Cookery
  • Diploma Hospitality Management (highly regarded)
  • HACCP and Food Safety and Hygiene training

“All final applicants for this position will be required to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position, as each application will be considered on its merits.”

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted ASAP. 


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