Handyperson - Kangaroo Island

Southern Ocean Lodge

Two years after Baillie Lodges’ award-winning flagship property Southern Ocean Lodge was razed in the Kangaroo Island bushfires, the rebuild of the globally celebrated luxury lodge has commenced. Dubbed ‘SOL 2.0’, the new-look Southern Ocean Lodge is slated to open in the second half of 2023. 

The Role

As a handyperson you’ll work with our devoted contractors to assist the development of SOL 2.0

  • Carrying out repairs and maintenance as required
  • Maintain all landscaping
  • Be a friendly face and helping hand to our contractors

What we’re looking for

  • Extensive handyman-related qualifications and/or significant experience in maintenance within the hotel/resort industry
  • Highly motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal / communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to product specifications
  • Good working knowledge of mechanics, pools, plumbing and electrical
  • Ability to work & make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

You will need

  • Current valid SA Driver’s License
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current White Card


This role is inclusive of accommodation and meals whilst working, there is also the possibility of a role for your partner


Southern Ocean Lodge is part of the Baillie Lodges group. Baillie Lodges is an Australia-based collection of award-winning luxury lodges, each a leader in personal and sustainable travel.  Our unique destinations include Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, Longitude 131° at Australia’s spiritual heart, Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Silky Oaks Lodge in the Daintree, The Louise in the Barossa Valley, New Zealand’s iconic Huka Lodge and Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge on Vancouver Island, Canada 

Join a team that are passionate and driven.  Apply today!

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