Careers and Employment

Careers, Employment and Working at Tangalooma Island Resort

Tangalooma Island Resort employs over 250 staff in a wide variety of fields. Majority of the positions are either full time or permanent-casual in nature and involve 30-40 hour week over 5 days either on the island, mainland office or holt street wharf.

To view our current job vacancies please visit the Seek or Career One Websites:



Alternatively applicants can also send their cover letter and resumes to:

Email: hr@tangalooma.com

Positions that become vacant are usually also advertised in local Brisbane newspapers (e.g. The Courier Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin) and employment websites (e.g. Seek, LinkedIn) and are filled through applications received, which are then kept on file for a period of three months.

Tangalooma company policy requires that any potential staff member be interviewed prior to employment, which means that to be considered for a position you will need to be available in Brisbane at the time the position is offered.

Some of the fields that in which positions become available from time to time include:

  • Hotel Reception
  • Food and Beverage
  • Housekeeping
  • Gardeners
  • Tour Operators / Drivers
  • Watersports / Equipment Hire
  • Guide / Translation Staff (Chinese, Japanese or Korean highly valuable)
  • Yard Staff (Portering, cleaning and general maintenance)
  • Activities / Entertainment
  • Dolphin Care Team
  • Launch Crew
  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • Purchasing (Brisbane Based)
  • Reservations (Brisbane Based)
  • Sales and Marketing (Brisbane Based)
  • Event Coordinators (Brisbane Based)
  • Accounting / Payroll Personnel (Brisbane Based)
  • Skilled Trades – Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Mechanics, Powerhouse Engineers etc

Most of the above positions require the staff member to live on the Resort in subsidised accommodation with meals provided. Please see the job description of the individual job postings for more information.

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