Executive Housekeeper - Kangaroo Island

Southern Ocean Lodge

The Lodge

Globally celebrated and the winner of multiple, prestigious awards since first opening in 2008, Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island has now reopened its doors.  

Perched atop the clifftops overlooking the Southern Ocean, the lodge combines contemporary design, world-class dining, and an immersive connection with nature.  Join us in celebrating the resilient spirit of Kangaroo Island, its diverse wildlife and its vibrant community. 

Southern Ocean Lodge is part of Baillie Lodges - an Australia-based collection of 10 award-winning luxury lodges with properties in four countries and across three continents.  

The Role

This is the opportunity of a lifetime for an enthusiastic hands-on Executive Housekeeper to lead a small team to ensure our brand-new suites and public areas are maintained to the highest standard.   

Reporting to the General Manager and with an expected start date in mid-June, you will train and develop your newly formed team to achieve high standards of cleanliness.  You will be a housekeeping leader with a passion for empowering, developing and motivating your team to succeed. Your energetic and flexible leadership style will complement your skillset in compliance, manual handling and safe work practices – perhaps you’ll even lead the morning stretches with Zumba! 

You’ll be a rostering guru and will ensure effective cost control through monitoring expenses.  You’ll have a keen eye for detail and will conduct thorough inspections of guest rooms and public areas daily to ensure standards are met and maintained.  

This is an ideal time to join Baillie Lodges, with strong growth and career opportunities as the group continues to expand on a global scale.  

You will have

  • Extensive experience in Housekeeping in the luxury hotel/resort industry 
  • Management experience in a remote working environment  
  • A great sense of humour and the ability to instill this approach in your team 
  • The willingness to support the Housekeeping and broader lodge team in day-to-day operations  
  • The highest level of attention to detail    
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of guests and team members  
  • Full South Australian Drivers license and First Aid qualification – or the ability to attain 

The Benefits

  • Onsite individual accommodation unit with ensuite, and all meals included 
  • Enjoy the staff facilities – tend to the garden or take one of the bikes for a ride to the beach 
  • Extensive departmental training and the ability to cross-train in other areas of the lodge 
  • Team and family accommodation discounts across all Baillie Lodges properties 
  • Family culture and new friendships await – regular social outings, BBQ’s and group activities  

This role has a June start date 

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