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Facilities Cleaner - Casual

Department: Cleaners

Australia Zoo is currently seeking applicants to work in an outdoor environment within the Cleaning Department.

This role is an opportunity to get out and about on our gorgeous 108 acres of amazing grounds, making sure our high standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout the Zoo, no matter what the weather. 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. Customer Service skills are also a must.

Duties may include:

  • Cleaning & maintaining all public areas
  • General cleaning of offices
  • Rubbish disposal, litter removal on or surrounding zoo property including pathways, access areas, service roads and main buildings throughout zoo
  • Use of cleaning and maintenance equipment (Vacuum, Blower, Sweeper, Mop, Duster, Gurney, Buggy etc)
  • Maintain excellent communication and guest relations

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • The ability to operate equipment required for the role -15kg leaf blower for approx 2 hrs per day
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • 7 day a week availability including Weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays
  • Must be physically fit and able to work outdoors
  • Manual drivers licence
  • Own transport essential


Please note that this ad may be taken down prior to the end date provided.


Apply for this job below. Applications close 15th of January 2020

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.