Caretaker – Ayr Showgrounds

Council wishes to appoint a Caretaker for the Ayr Showgrounds to assist with the management, supervision, maintenance and cleaning of the showgrounds.

Caretaker duties are expected to amount to approximately 20 hours per week. No remuneration is payable.  The successful candidate will be entitled to occupy the caretaker’s residence free of charge for the term.

The term will be for an initial period of 12 months. Satisfactory performance may see this term extended.  The caretaker will be expected to work with and take direction from the Council’s Management Agent for the showgrounds, the Ayr Pastoral, Agricultural & Industrial Association Inc.

Further information is provided in the Caretaker Agreement.  You can download the agreement using the link below.

Enquiries can be directed to the Secretary, Ayr Pastoral, Agricultural & Industrial Association Inc. on phone 07 4783 1790 or 0459 831 790.

Applications should include:

  • Covering letter
  • Resume
  • Details of at least 2 referees

The following qualifications would be advantageous:

  • C Class Licence
  • Forklift Licence
  • Commercial Operator’s Licence – Unrestricted Class (Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Act 1966)
  • General Mechanical Knowledge

Applications close on Monday 9 March 2015.

Applications clearly endorsed with the Position Title should be forwarded to:

Burdekin Shire Council, P.O. Box 974, Ayr.  Q4807;  or





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