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Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers manage the operations and maintenance of caravan parks and camping grounds. They may implement organisational systems and create required rules and procedures for use of areas.

Duties and tasks

  • Manage tenancy contracts and enforce rules and disciplinary actions if terms have been broken
  • Monitor and hire staff for cleaning and maintenance of grounds, facilities and structures such as cabins and caravans after each guest
  • Monitor guests and residents to ensure they are adhering to regulations and appropriate conduct
  • Provide information for guests about local activities, attractions, maps and directions, and resolve customer complaints or disputes
  • Schedule guests and reservations, process payments and allocate lodging areas
  • Set up or maintain recreation areas, shops and cafes on-site
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant legislative material and regulations to ensure compliance

Skills required

  • Communication Skills
  • Management Abilities
  • Organisational and Coordination Skills
  • Problem Solving Abilities
  • Time Management

Working conditions

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers typically work varied hours depending on the needs of the caravan parks and camping grounds and times when guests are scheduled to stay. They may live on or near the property to oversee operations and monitor activities on the grounds.

Professional associations / Industry information

Caravan & Camping Industry Association NSW 

Caravanning, Camping & Motor homing in Western Australia 

Service Skills Australia 

The Caravan Trade & Industries Association of Victoria

Tourism Training Australia 

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  • Caravan Park Manager
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  • Hostel Manager
  • Resort Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Tourist Information Office