St. Louis Man Finalist In “Best Jobs In The World” Competition

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(KPLR) – Tourism Australia is holding a contest for one of the best jobs in the world. They are offering the job as “Wildlife Caretaker” to one lucky winner. Duties include caring for koalas and kangaroos, swimming with dolphins, sea lions, and great white sharks. Nick Tilley of St. Louis is one of the top three finalists in this competition. He is being flown to Australia for the final round of the competition.

Tilley was picked out of over 600,000 candidates for this competition. You can see his contest entry above this article.

Tourism Australia is offering six of these positions as part of a contest. The winners will be announced on June 21st. They will hold the jobs in Australia for 6 months on a $96,250 stipend. You can follow the competition’s progress here.

You can follow Nick Tilley’s progress on twitter @n_tilley