Cleaner, Working Alone

$1,016 - $1,033 weekly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Nabawa WA 6532, Australia
  • 09 Jun, 2021

Job Description

Independent Public School - Mid West Education Region
Chapman Valley Primary School
Cleaner - Working Alone
Pool Ref IPS/SS686386
Level 2, $1,015.60 - $1,033.40 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS686386
Appointment Pool

Chapman Valley Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of motivated Cleaners – Working Alone for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2022.

Suitable applicants will be a motivated and proactive person who takes pride in being responsible for providing a high standard of cleanliness within the workplace and to ensure school facilities are cleaned and maintained in accordance with Department procedures. It would be highly regarded if the suitable applicant as a Cleaner – Working Alone will be able to have a high level of attention to detail and have knowledge of Department of Education Cleaning Policies and Procedures.

As a Cleaner, you would carry out internal cleaning duties, including the maintenance of carpets and hard floor surfaces, toilet cleaning, furniture and fittings, window cleaning, dusting, rubbish removal, and other items of general cleaning. In addition to this, you would also carry out external cleaning duties, including the cleaning of verandas and covered areas, rubbish removal, cleaning of drinking troughs, window cleaning, removal of cobwebs and other general cleaning duties to give the schools hygiene a high priority.

Chapman Valley PS is located in the hills of Nabawa, 453km North-East of Perth or 40km North-East of Geraldton, belonging to the Mid-West Education region. Students attending Chapman Valley PS come from the farming and broader community of the surrounding district with a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds. Two school buses provide transport for out of town students.

Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

For further information about Chapman Valley Primary School please visit www.chapmanvalleyprimaryschool.com.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Deborah Keeffe, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Nabawa, by telephoning (08) 9920 5032 or emailing deborah.keeffe@education.wa.edu.au

Application Instructions

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

Your application should include:

  1. A detailed CV outlining your work history and experience in the context of the role. Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, one being your current Line Manager and;
  2. A cover letter of no more than one (1) page. Please provide one example from your past experience that best shows your knowledge, skills and abilities in cleaning a room or surface. Include the:
    • steps you took to clean the room or surface
    • chemicals used on each material
    • machinery used; and
    • action taken to maintain your safety and the safety of others.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready before applying for this job as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

To submit your application:

  • Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the online application form and attach your documents.

If you do not have access to a computer, or require help using one, you can visit the school during office hours (Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 3pm) to use a school computer, with technical support available from school-based staff. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time. Support staff are not available to assist with the content for your application.

Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.

If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and training requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • Complete the Department’s online training in manual tasks and hazardous substances within three months of commencement
  • Complete Fundamentals of Cleaning training as soon as practicable
  • Complete any other training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 24 June 2021

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT TO BE ACCEPTED.

ATTACHMENTS:

applicant resource - applying for cleaner, gardener or domestic position mar2020.pdf
applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
published jdf - generic - cleaner working alone - school - l2 - jan 2020.pdf

You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader.

WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Nabawa
CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-24 4:30 PM