Store Management Couple (shared)

  • Milikapiti Store
  • Milikapiti (Melville Island) NT
  • Annual Salary: $80,000 each (pro rata)
  • Annual Leave: N/A
  • Accommodation: Provided with utilities, rent-free
  • Vehicle: For work and personal use.
  • Additional Leave: Employment is on a 3 months on. 3 months off basis.
  • Extras: Salary sacrifiuce is available. There is a no pet or animal policy.




A unique opportunity has arisen for a job share position on the Tiwi Islands.

These would be full-time live-in positions (3 months on, 3 months off, shared with existing Managers) on beautiful Melville Island.

These positions will best be suited for a fully experienced mature, energetic couple not wishing
to fully retire.

You will possess between you, a mixed skill set. You will be accountable for the daily operation of
a community store and takeaway.

  • Great community to work in
  • Services include a medical clinic, police station, licensed club, two flights daily to Darwin
  • An excellent opportunity for a fantastic work/life balance


All financial operations including, but not limited to, sales, gross profit and loss, stock controls,
data entry, ordering, opening/closing procedures.

Build solid relationships with stakeholders and service providers in the community.

Implement staff rosters and manage wage budgets.

Oversee and if necessary, run a fast-paced takeaway: cook, managing staff and weekly rosters.

Manage stocktakes.

Maintain a clean safe workplace environment, including the supplied accommodation and vehicles.

Skills and experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

Previous experience working and living remote as a couple

Proven leadership and organisational skills.

Proven financial/administrative and stock control skills

Computer literacy and capability to learn new software.


Manual driver’s license.

Forklift license or ability to obtain one.

Ochre card or ability to obtain one.

A current police clearance.

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