Cleaner, Townsville

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationTownsville
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Position: Cleaner
Tenure: Term-Time, Permanent
Hours: 28 hours per week
Monday - Friday AM Shift: 4:30 - 8:30
Monday - Thursday PM Shift: 15:00 - 17:00
Pay Rate: $24.77 - $25.74 per hour (depending on experience)
Start Date: Term 1 January 2020
Contact: HR Services (07) 4773 0900 

At Ryan Catholic College we provide a Catholic education for both boys and girls from Prep to Year 12 on two campuses (Prep to Year 4 and Years 5 to 12). Our students are offered a diverse curriculum in modern, well-equipped facilities.

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission. 

The role of Cleaner is to bring or to maintain the premises in a clean condition. Contribute to the effective and efficient operation and environment of the school by providing a high level of cleaning of the school's facilities. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Experienced Cleaner, preferably in a school environment
  • Hold a current Working with Children Blue Card or be eligible to apply
  • Undertake system based Child Protection Training
  • Undertake Workplace Health & Safety Training

The Typical Duties of the Cleaner would be: 

  • Operating and maintaining cleaning equipment including vacuum cleaners, polishers and blowers
  • Sweeping and mopping
  • Vacuuming carpets and mats
  • Dusting desks, tables, shelves and ledges
  • Picking up litter
  • Emptying and washing rubbish bins
  • Removing graffiti from desks, chairs and walls
  • Cleaning windows, fans, fridges and stoves
  • Removing cobwebs
  • Cleaning toilets, sinks and basins
  • Sweeping, blowing and hosing paved areas
  • Locking up rooms

How to apply

  • Complete the application form 
  • Attach a cover letter introducing yourself, expressing why you are interested in the position and outlining your suitability for this position
  • Attach your current resume including contact details (phone and email) of two professional referees

Position Description

The closing date for applications for this role is 9am Wednesday 15th January 2019.


More about Diocese of Townsville Catholic Education
Address: Townsville Catholic Education Office, 2 Gardenia Avenue, Kirwan, Queensland, QLD 4814, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 4773 0900