The Paid Escape: information for workers

Find out about opportunities to work and travel North West WA.

Last updated: 3 June 2021 at 3.09pm

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Join The Paid Escape

There’s never been a better time to chase the sun and enjoy a hospitality or tourism job in WA’s Coral Coast or North West.

A paid escape could mean pouring beers by Cable Beach, preparing memorable meals for buzzing restaurants, guiding tours up the northern coast or helping run some of the best resorts in Australia.

Spend your work hours helping happy holiday makers and then catch a wave in your time off.

There’s a range of short and long term jobs available (external link) in some of the top locations across WA’s Coral Coast and North West.

Types of jobs

You can find a range of jobs on offer across the hospitality and tourism sector.

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Some of the roles that you could apply for include:

  • Bar staff
  • Wait staff
  • Chef/cook
  • Hotel reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen hands
  • Tour guides

Pay rates and conditions

Pay rates and conditions vary depending on the type of work you do. Ask your employer to provide the details before you accept the job.

You can check the correct rates of pay and employment conditions with the Fair Work Ombudsman (external link) or phone 13 13 94.

Other useful resources for workers:

WorkSafe WA (external link)
Information about employee rights and responsibilities.

WorkCover WA (external link)
Information about your rights and entitlements if you are injured at work and need to make a claim for workers’ compensation.

Fair Work Ombudsman (external link)
Information about workplace rights and obligations.

COVID-19 restrictions

Keep up to date while you travel.

It’s important you remain up to date with the latest advice and any restrictions in WA before and throughout your employment and travels. 

Page reviewed 3 June 2021