Property Manager, Gardian Property Management

Job Description

  • Join a family, not a workforce
  • 23-years strong relationship with customers and clients to cultivate
  • Award winning, locally-owned company serving Mackay Whitsunday Region

Salary - based on experience. 

You’ll never be bored – you will be an integral part of the Gardian team developing new and fostering existing clients by providing access to a range of market-leading insurers, closely interacting with staff and clients of every area of the Gardian Group i.e. Finance, Financial Planning, Commercial and Residential Real Estate and Property Management.  Caring for the overall needs of our customers and clients is our priority, therefore referrals throughout the business are not only important but integral to your success.

Career opportunities – Personalised pathway for career growth within the Group. 

Great culture – Gardian prides itself on our ‘people’ innovations namely our unique systems and processes (Playbooks | Rockefeller Habits |Family Village Tribe concept). Our customers are repeat clients and refer their friends and family because we care about our people!  Our annual staff turnover is nearly 20% below the industry average.

Develop your skills and knowledge - annual and individualised training budget for professional development, regular in-house group Playbook training sessions and access to various education platforms across the group. 

Enjoy employee benefits – we offer support to all employees, through all of our business services including mortgages, rentals, property purchases and insurances; in addition we provide for Mental Health and Safety through individual and family sessions with our confidential Employee Assistance Program.

Give back to the community – via employee and business matched monthly donations to support local community initiatives such as the Mackay Foundation, and as Major Sponsor for the Mackay Hospital Foundation's Family Fun Day, raising $35,000 (2021) and $75,000 (2022) through staff support in preparation and on the day; We actively support the Mackay Regional community (Sporting | Cultural | Charitable) both with donations of time as well as money. 

Have fun! - regular social events not limited to two Hype Nights a year, Chef of the Bi-Month, Family lunches, Monthly Tribal meetings, Quarterly Theme competitions, Christmas Party and celebrations of achievements.

About The Organisation and Region:

Est. in 2000, husband and wife team, Denise and Peter Phillips, launched their Phillips Mortgage Choice franchise.  Twenty-three years later, The Gardian Group consists of two more brothers, Ben and Luke Phillips, heading up Gardian Finance and Insurance (2005), the addition of Gardian Financial Planning (2008) and last but not least, Gardian Real Estate (2013) managed by fellow Director and friend, Ben Kerrisk, the most recent addition to the Gardian Group of companies. 

We are proud to have not only retained our entire workforce, but in fact grow it by 20%, despite the challenges of the past few years. 

Finalists in the Resource Industry Network Awards for Champion of Culture, we’ve won numerous Real Estate Industry awards including the people’s choice Rate-My-Agent Agency Of The Year and Real Estate Agent of The Year awards, as well as achieving the annual Mortgage Choice High Flyer Award 8 times.  Our 4.9/5 average real estate review rating is well above the industry average and we are the only 100% locally-owned and fully licensed insurance business.  

Our Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday region is renowned for its wealth in natural resources, comprehensive infrastructure, sound liveability credentials and outstanding beauty and natural attractions, contributing some $24.5 billion annually to our nation’s GDP (Resource Industry Network | 2023).

Mackay region’s comprehensive industry base and depth of population services provide a base from which to further diversify and grow the regional economy and to capitalise on strategic regional industry opportunities.  We continue to buck the trend of Metro CBD businesses and are in a comparatively healthy economic position, which we are honoured to say we have contributed to.


About The Role:

Due to our rapid growth, we are seeking an integral member to fill this full-time position in our Mackay office. As Property Manager, you are responsible for looking after your own portfolio. You will have the support of an experienced Assistant and you will be the primary contact for all of your owners. You will be provided with a company car, fuel card and mobile phone for use within working hours along with an attractive salary + bonuses.

You’ll have a genuine interest in people as you’ll be dealing with key stakeholders such as owners, tenants, tradespeople, through to all manner of people within our other Gardian departments. 

You’ll need to be organised and a whiz at time management too, as you’ll be managing tasks related to many properties at any one time. Essentially, you’ll be joining a flexible group that work together to ensure a collective positive result is achieved for all tasks related to Property Management.  In return, you’ll receive the support of our fun, friendly team and work in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

As an employer we pride ourselves on our positive corporate culture and encourage applicants from all 'walks of life'. Regardless of circumstances, this is a fantastic role for those who have Property Management experience and are looking for a role with an innovative, award-winning company.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Past experience as a Property Manager
  • Real Estate Registration Certificate or License
  • Experience in Property Me, preferred but not essential
  • A proven, genuine interest in people with demonstrated past success in building effective relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work harmoniously, both one-on-one and collaboratively in past roles
  • Proficient with all Microsoft programs
  • A demonstrated commitment to continual improvement, innovation, and learning

 An immediate start is on offer so please send your CV to