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Cleaning Attendant - CASUAL

Department: Cleaners

Australia Zoo has an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Cleaning Department. As a cleaner, the successful applicants main priority is to ensure that a high standard of cleanlinees and hygiene are maintained through out the zoo.

Duties may include:

  • Cleaning of all amenities (toilets)
  • Cleaning & maintaining all public areas (admissions, entrance, lower level administration building, footpaths, demonstration areas)
  • General cleaning of office
  • Waste Disposal, litter removal on or surrounding zoo property including ashtrays.
  • Maintaining all pathways, access areas, service roads and main buildings throughout zoo
  • Removal of cobwebs, insect nests
  • Cleaning wet/dry spills.
  • Use of cleaning and maintenance equipment (Vacuum, Blower, Sweeper, Mop, Duster, Gurney, Buggy etc)
  • Cleaning and maintain the equipment
  • Communication of workplace issues as they arise with the department supervisor.
  • Guest relations (providing directions and information to guest).
  • Maintain high standard of customer service and publicity.
  • A commitment to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Work within the guidelines of Workplace Health & Safety procedures to ensure security & safety of self, staff, visitors and animals
  • Participate in performance training and development reviews or programs as requested by the company both on and off the job.
  • Attend meetings as requested by Management.
  • Other duties as required by Supervisor, HR or General Manager

Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • The ability to operate equipment required for the role (Leaf blower etc)
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Weekends, Public Holidays and School Holiday availability
  • Must be physically fit and able to work outdoors
  • Manual drivers licence
  • Own transport essential

Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative.


Apply for this job below. Applications close 17th of September 2017

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.