The Australian state of Queensland has advertised for an “Island Caretaker”. Forget the humdrum image the word “caretaker” conjures up and instead focus on the specifics.
It’s a six-month, live-in contract with flexible working hours that requires the successful applicant to explore the islands of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef, discovering more about it and then editing a promotional blog that will promote it to an international audience.
It pays the equivalent of US$100,000, and is described as “The Best Job In the World”. [Read more…]