Cleaner - Wellers Hill State School

$45,035 - $48,673 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
  • 21 Jul, 2021

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a cleaner to join the Wellers Hill State School facilities team on a permanent part-time basis. As the Cleaner you will contribute to the efficient and effective operation and environment of the site by providing a high level of cleaning support and ensuring that the duties prescribed for the position are completed to an acceptable standard as determined by their supervisor, in accordance with the approved school cleaning program.

Position status Permanent
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification OO2
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MER380509/21P
Closing date 03-Aug-2021
Yearly salary $45035 - $48673
Fortnightly salary $1726.20 - $1865.70
Job duration
Contact person Monique Cawte
Contact details 0436 857 785

About the School:
Wellers Hill State School offers a modern and progressive curriculum while continuing to embrace cultural diversity, values and inclusitivty. With an outstanding Arts, Instrumental Music and Sporting program, students at Wellers Hill enjoy a range of academic and cultural opportunities. The Australian curriculum is delivered through 2 pathways - ACE (Australian Curriculum English) and ACJ (Australian Curriculum Japanese) using engaging, academically rigorous and inclusive approach. Our school has a strong and deserved reputation for academic excellence that has built from the first day the school opened in 1926.

About the Role:
Wellers Hill State School is seeking a permanent - part-time (0.90FTE) cleaner to join our facilities team. We have one position available for the successful applicant working 34.25 hours per week. You will work on a split shift basis during school Term (6am - 9am & 2pm - 5:30pm), and 1 week on during school holidays working straight shifts. ADO (Accumulated Days Off) will be accrued in addition to these hours.

As the Cleaner you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Cleaning windows, pictures, doorknobs, taps, sinks, drinking fountains, lavatory basins, glassware, glass doors and cupboards.
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilet facilities and sick bays.
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment.
  • Cobweb and mildew control, utilising extendable equipment as necessary.
  • Cleaning of concrete, bitumen, asphalt and paved surfaces.
  • Disposal of rubbish and litter control including removal of material from drains and gutters between and/or surrounding buildings.
  • Dusting including student and office furniture, equipment and fans.
  • Hosing.
  • Removal of graffiti.
  • Sweeping and vacuuming.
  • Vinyl/timber floor maintenance including buffing, stripping and polishing.
  • Other appropriate cleaning duties as directed by the Principal/Business Manager.


  • Activating and disarming school security systems as required.
  • Locking and unlocking buildings.


  • Liaise with Principal/Business Manager concerning purchase and/or replacement of cleaning materials.
  • Reporting security, safety, damage concerns to the Principal/Business Manager or Schools Officer (Facilities and/or Grounds).
  • Referring members of the public to relevant school personnel as required.

About You:
The ideal candidate will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate adaptability and have a passion for delivering exceptional workplace services.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.