Crikey Cafe at the Australia Zoo.

Cleaner – Full Time

Department: Food & Beverage

Cleaner – Full Time

Department: Food & Beverage

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Cleaner within the Food and Beverage department at Australia Zoo!

Here at Australia Zoo we want every experience to be the best it can be for our guests, that’s why we need enthusiastic staff who are passionate about providing excellent customer service.

Australia Zoo is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, or religious belief.  We provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with disabilities and all cultural backgrounds.

At Australia Zoo, our Food and Beverage Cleaners have the opportunity to get out and about on our gorgeous 108 acres of grounds, making sure our high standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout each of our outlets. Beyond that, our Cleaners make our patrons feel welcome, engage with them, and support Australia Zoo’s goals of conservation through exciting education.

Primary Duties –

  • Cleaning & maintaining all public areas
  • General cleaning of offices and back of house spaces
  • Rubbish disposal and litter removal of each food and beverage outlet
  • Use of cleaning and maintenance equipment (Vacuum, Blower, Sweeper, Mop, Duster, Gurney, Buggy, etc)
  • Maintain excellent communication and guest relations
  • Cleaning of tables and collection of cutlery and dishes
  • Scullery operation
  • Responsible for regular cleaning and the display of your designated station
  • Other duties as requested by Senior Management, the HOD or Supervisors

Essential Criteria –

  • Food handling experience
  • 7 day availability
  • Available to work weekends, public holidays and school holidays
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (QLD Certification)
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Own transport to and from Australia Zoo
  • Proof of Coronavirus Vaccination (unless otherwise exempt)

Preferred Criteria –

  • Check-out operator experience
  • Fast food cashier experience
  • Food preparation experience
  • Relevant Certificates/Qualifications
  • Any WHS experience
  • Manual driver’s licence

Apply for this job below. Applications close 28th of January 2022.


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

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