The successful candidate will live on Hamilton Island for six months, exploring the islands and coral-filled waters of theGreat Barrier Reef and telling the world about his or her experience through blogs,videos and the media. Accommodation — a three-bedroom apartment — is provided.The salary is A$150,000 ($155,000). As reported by TODAY.
At the moment, three days after it announced it was looking for a person to fill the post of the “Best Job in the World” — Tourism Queensland had over 500,000 hits on the application site, http://www.islandreefjob.com/.
As of yesterday, there were over 350 applicants from countries including the UK,
US and Australia as well as Croatia, Turkey, Italy, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands and
Portugal. One person has submitted his application in six different languages.
Lets check out the JOB SPECIFICATIONS in details:
To apply for the “Best Job in the World”, candidates have to fill in an application form and upload a 60-second video that shows their suitability for the job – knowledge, creativity, sense of adventure, communication skills – at http://www.islandreefjob.com/. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. The job is for six months – July 1, 2009 to Jan 1, 2010 – with a salary of $155,000. The successful applicant will be announced on May 6 from 11 shortlisted candidates.
The deadline for applications is Feb 22.