• Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 days ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – South Metropolitan Education Region Walliston Primary School Cleaner 00008956 Level 1, $967.80 – $987.40 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS645218

This is a permanent part-time (0.19FTE) position commencing Term 4, 2020

Be part of the Walliston Way

Walliston Primary School (PS) is looking for a dedicated Cleaner to join their friendly team.

The successful applicant will carry out internal and external 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. You will also carry out vacation cleaning duties, including the stripping and sealing of vinyl floors, window cleaning, shampooing of carpets, pressure cleaning of verandas and undercover areas and other such duties as required by the Cleaner-In-Charge.

Walliston PS is located in the hills east of Perth. Our school is a vibrant and friendly place in which to learn and to work. Opened in 1970 and has built a reputation for care, equity and excellence. Students and staff are proud of the results and the high standards they consistently achieve. The School Purpose is: ‘To ensure that all students at Walliston develop the knowledge, skills and values to achieve their potential and contribute to society’.

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

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. 

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 Walliston Primary School please visit or

For further job related information:

Please contact Craig Mainard, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9291 2000 or emailing

Application Instructions

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

Your application should include:

  • 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 another referee that supports your cover letter; and
  • 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, select one of the following options:

  • 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 cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    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:

  • 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 Tuesday, 22 September 2020




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Part Time FTE:  0.19 LOCATION:  Walliston CLOSING DATE:  2020-09-22 4:30 PM