Facility and Assets Cleaner

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We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Facilities Management
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Geelong - Barwon area
Reference: VG/8242MAY2024
Closing Date: 30-May-2024
Salary Range: $56,834 - $72,985
Job Duration: 2/12/2024
Attachments: Position Description - VPSC Foundational Cleaner.pdf (PDF, 193KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tracey Larkins on 0407 529 982
tracey.larkins@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Utilise your Facilities Management expertise to provide support and advice to Corrections Victoria at Barwon Precinct
  • A Fixed, Full-Time opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service until December 2024
  • VPS Grade 2: $56,834 - $72,985 plus superannuation.

About the Business Unit:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety has buillt a new maximum-security prison, which commenced operations in 2022. The prison is an essential part of the government's commitment to improving community safety and will be built near the existing HM Barwon Prison, Marngoneet Correctional Centre and Karreenga (the annex to Marngoneet). With these four prisons in proximity, Corrections Victoria has committed to establishing the Barwon Precinct, which will see shared operating models developed between these prisons to improve prisoner outcomes and create efficiencies

About the Role:

Working as part of the Facility and Assets group, the Facility and Assets, Cleaner is responsible for maintaining a high level of hygiene and cleanliness of all designated areas. 

Some of your duties will include:

  • Performing general cleaning to designated areas within the Barwon Precinct
  • Working autonomously or in a team environment in a large facility
  • Maintaining a cleaning schedule and risk assessments in relation to maintenance and OH&S regulations

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About You:

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Experience in commercial cleaning and/or maintenance
  • The ability to follow job and safety instructions
  • Maths skills for measuring out cleaning fluids

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Cleaning Operations is highly desirable, but not mandatory

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, national police checks and misconduct screening. Dependant on the role, other checks may include VicRoads checks, drivers licence checks, medical checks, Working with Children Checks, and Declaration of Private Interests (for executive and responsible officer roles).

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.


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