Are you looking for a new job?  Tourism Queensland in Queensland, Australia, is currently offering one lucky person the best job ever: Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef! So, what does the caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef do for a living? NileGuidance has a great post up that gives details about the position. Apparently, job duties include enjoying the islands and engaging in such difficult and stressful activities as snorkeling, scuba diving, perhaps even lounging on the beach. Then, you would publicize the islands and their charms by taking pictures, videos and blogging about your experiences. Sure, that’s a heavy workload, but you would be well-compensated. The salary comes out to approximately $100,000 dollars a year, and you get free housing, gear and airfare.

If you’re interested, applications are being accepted until February 22 at As you’ve probably guessed, you’ll have plenty of competition for the position. In fact, the site has been overwhelmed with applications, and has been periodically unavailable. If at first you don’t succeed…

Out of everyone who applies, 11 candidates will be short-listed and flown to Queensland, Australia for an interview. According to the website, the 11 lucky applicants will be announced on April 2nd and interviews will take place on May 3rd. If you should happen to be one of these 11 candidates, do yourself a favor: if you need a passport, expedite it! You can expedite your passport through the government or through a private passport expediting company.

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